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9525. Discretionary Review by the NASD Board
This rule is no longer applicable. NASD Rule 9525 has been superseded by FINRA Rule 9525. Please consult the appropriate FINRA Rule.
(a) Call for Review by Governor
A Governor may call an eligibility proceeding for review by the NASD Board if the call for review is made within the period prescribed in paragraph (b).
(b) 15 Day Period; Waiver
A Governor shall make his or her call for review not later than the next meeting of the NASD Board that is at least 15 days after the date on which the NASD Board receives the proposed written decision of the National Adjudicatory Council. By a unanimous vote of the NASD Board, the NASD Board may shorten the period to less than 15 days. By an affirmative vote of the majority of the NASD Board then in office, the NASD Board may, during the 15 day period, vote to extend the period to more than 15 days.
(c) Review at Next Meeting
If a Governor calls an eligibility proceeding for review within the period prescribed in paragraph (b), the NASD Board shall review the eligibility proceeding not later than the next meeting of the NASD Board. The NASD Board may order the filing of briefs in connection with its review proceedings pursuant to this Rule.
(d) Decision of NASD Board, Including Remand
After review, the NASD Board may affirm, modify, or reverse the proposed written decision of the National Adjudicatory Council. Alternatively, the NASD Board may remand the eligibility proceeding with instructions. The NASD Board shall prepare a written decision that includes all of the elements described in Rule 9524(b)(2).
(e) Issuance of Decision
The NASD Board shall issue and serve its written decision on the disqualified member, sponsoring member, and/or disqualified person, as the case may be, and the Department of Member Regulation pursuant to Rules 9132 and 9134. The decision shall constitute the final action of the Association, unless the NASD Board remands the proceeding. A decision to deny re-entry or continued association shall be effective immediately. A decision to approve shall be effective after the Commission issues an acknowledgment letter or, in cases involving Commission-ordered sanctions, an order.
Amended by SR-NASD-99-76 eff. Sept. 11, 2000.
Amended by SR-NASD-97-81 eff. Jan. 16, 1998.
Adopted by SR-NASD-97-28 eff. Aug. 7, 1997.
Selected Notice: 00-56.