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4618. Clearance and Settlement
This rule is no longer applicable. NASD Rule 4618 has been superseded by FINRA Rule 6350A. Please consult the appropriate FINRA Rule.
(a) A Trade Reporting Facility Participant shall clear and settle transactions in designated securities through the facilities of a registered clearing agency that uses a continuous net settlement system. This requirement may be satisfied by direct participation, use of direct clearing services, or by entry into a correspondent clearing arrangement with another member that clears trades through such an agency.
(b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a), transactions in designated securities may be settled "ex-clearing" provided that both parties to the transaction agree.
Adopted by SR-NASD-2005-087 eff. Aug. 1, 2006.