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9526. Expedited Review
This rule is no longer applicable. NASD Rule 9526 has been superseded by FINRA Rule 9526. Please consult the appropriate FINRA Rule.
(a) Direction by Executive Committee
Notwithstanding Rules 9524 and 9525, the NASD Board Executive Committee, upon request of the Statutory Disqualification Committee, may direct an expedited review of a recommended written decision of the Statutory Disqualification Committee if the NASD Board Executive Committee determines that expedited review is necessary for the protection of investors.
(b) Call for Review Period
If a recommended decision is subject to expedited review, a Governor may call the eligibility proceeding for review within seven days after receipt of the recommended written decision.
(c) No Call for Review
If no Governor calls the proceeding for review within the time prescribed, the decision shall become final, and the Statutory Disqualification Committee shall serve the 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 final action of the Association. The decision shall be effective upon approval by the Commission.
(d) Call for Review
If a Governor calls the eligibility proceeding for review within the prescribed time, a review panel shall meet and conduct a review not later than 14 days after the call for review. The review panel shall be composed of the NASD Board Executive Committee, except that the Governor who calls the proceeding for review shall serve on the review panel in lieu of a member of the Executive Committee who has the same classification (Industry, Non-Industry, or Public) as such Governor. The review panel may affirm, modify, or reverse the recommended written decision of the Statutory Disqualification Committee or remand the eligibility proceeding with instructions. The review panel shall prepare, issue, and serve its decision pursuant to Rule 9525(d) and (e).
Amended by SR-NASD-99-76 eff. Sept. 11, 2000.
Adopted by SR-NASD-98-57 eff. March 26, 1999.
Selected Notices: 99-16, 00-56.