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6260. Managing Underwriter or Group of Underwriters Obligation To Obtain CUSIP and Provide Notice

This rule is no longer applicable. NASD Rule 6260 has been superseded by FINRA Rule 6760. Please consult the appropriate FINRA Rule.

(a) Members Required to Provide Information and Notice

(1) In order to facilitate trade reporting and dissemination of secondary transactions in TRACE-eligible securities, the member that is the managing underwriter or the members that are the group of underwriters of a distribution or offering, excluding a secondary distribution or offering, of a debt security that, upon issuance will be a TRACE-eligible security ("new issue"), must obtain and provide information to the TRACE Operations Center as required below. If a managing underwriter is not appointed, the group of underwriters must provide the information required under this rule.
(2) The information must be provided by facsimile or e-mail.
(b) Notices
For such new issues, the managing underwriter or group of underwriters must provide to the TRACE Operations Center: (1) the CUSIP number; (2) the issuer name; (3) the coupon rate; (4) the maturity; (5) whether Rule 144A applies; (6) a brief description of the issue (e.g., senior subordinated note, senior note); and, (7) information, as determined by NASD, to implement the provisions of Rule 6250(a) and such other information NASD deems necessary to properly implement the reporting and dissemination of a TRACE-eligible security, or if any of items (2) through (7) has not been determined, such other information as NASD deems necessary. The managing underwriter or group of underwriters must obtain the CUSIP number and provide it and the information listed as (2) through (7) not later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the business day preceding the day that the registration statement becomes effective, or, if registration is not required, the day before the securities will be priced. If an issuer notifies a managing underwriter or group of underwriters, or the issuer and the managing underwriter or group of underwriters determine, that the TRACE-eligible securities of the issuer shall be priced, offered and sold the same business day in an intra-day offering under Rule 415 of the Securities Act of 1933 or Section 4(2) and Rule 144A of the Securities Act of 1933, the managing underwriter or group of underwriters shall provide the information not later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the day that the securities are priced and offered, provided that if such securities are priced and offered on or after 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, the managing underwriter or group of underwriters shall provide the information not later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the next business day. The managing underwriter or group of underwriters must make a good faith determination that the security is a TRACE-eligible security before submitting the information to the TRACE Operations Center.
Amended by SR-NASD-2004-94 eff. Oct. 1, 2004.
Amended by SR-NASD-2003-99 eff. Aug. 25, 2003.
Amended by SR-NASD-2002-174 eff. March 3, 2003.
Amended by SR-NASD-2002-46 eff. July 1, 2002.
Adopted by SR-NASD-99-65 eff. July 1, 2002.

Selected Notice: 02-76, 03-12, 03-45, 04-65.

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