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Rule 732. Customer Complaints
This rule is no longer applicable effective February 17, 2009.
Every member organization conducting customer business shall maintain and keep current a separate central log, index or other file for all options-related complaints, through which these complaints can easily be identified and retrieved. The central file shall be located at the principal place of business of the member organization or such other principal office as shall be designated by the member organization. At a minimum, the central file shall include: (i) identification of complainant, (ii) date complaint was received, (iii) identification of the Registered Options Principal or Registered Options Representative servicing the account, (iv) a general description of the matter complained of, and (v) a record of what action, if any, has been taken by the member organization with respect to the complaint. The term "options-related complaint" shall mean any written statement by a customer or person acting on behalf of a customer alleging a grievance arising out of or in connection with listed options. Each options-related complaint received by a branch office of a member organization shall be forwarded to the office in which the separate, central file is located not later than 30 days after receipt by the branch office. A copy of every options-related complaint shall be maintained at the branch office that is the subject of the complaint.