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Rule 723. Suitability
This rule is no longer applicable effective February 17, 2009.
No member organization or member or employee of such member organization shall recommend to a customer an opening transaction in any option contract unless the person making the recommendation has a reasonable basis for believing, at the time of making the recommendation, that the customer has such knowledge and experience in financial matters that he may reasonably be expected to be capable of evaluating the risks of the recommended transaction, and is financially able to bear the risks of the recommended position in the option contract.
October 7, 1982.
Amended by SR-FINRA-2008-036 eff. Nov. 11, 2008.
Selected Notice: 08-64.