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7310. Definitions

(a) The term "Clearing Broker-Dealer" or "Clearing Broker" shall mean the member firm that has been identified in the System as principal for clearing and settling a trade, whether for its own account or for a correspondent firm.
(b) The term "Correspondent Executing Broker-Dealer" or "Correspondent Executing Broker" shall mean the member firm that has been identified in the System as having a correspondent relationship with a clearing firm whereby it executes trades and the clearing function is the responsibility of the clearing firm.
(c) The term "Introducing Broker-Dealer" or "introducing broker" shall mean the member firm that has been identified in the System as a party to the transaction, but does not execute or clear trades.
(d) The terms "Participant," "Correspondent executing broker-dealer," "Correspondent executing broker," "Introducing broker-dealer," "Introducing broker," "Clearing broker-dealer," and "Clearing broker" shall also include, where appropriate, the Non-Member Clearing Organizations listed in Rule 7320(a)(4) below and their qualifying members.
(e) The term "Parties to the Transaction" shall mean the executing brokers, Introducing Brokers and Clearing Brokers, if any.
(f) The term "Reportable Security" shall mean all OTC Equity Securities and Restricted Equity Securities as defined in Rule 6420.
(g) The term "Reportable System Transaction" shall mean those transactions in Reportable Securities that are eligible to be submitted using the System pursuant to FINRA rules. The term also shall include transactions in Reportable Securities that are for less than one round lot.
(h) The term "Reporting Party" shall mean the Participant that is required to input the trade information, according to the requirements of the trade report input rules applicable to the System contained in Rule 7330.
(i) The term "System" shall mean the OTC Reporting Facility.
(j) The term "Trade Reporting Participant" or "Participant" shall mean any member of FINRA in good standing that uses the System.
Amended by SR-FINRA-2013-050 and SR-FINRA-2014-039 eff. Nov. 17, 2014.
Amended by SR-FINRA-2010-051 eff. Nov. 1, 2010.
Amended by SR-FINRA-2009-061 eff. Nov. 1, 2010.
Amended by SR-FINRA-2010-003 eff. June 28, 2010.
Amended by SR-FINRA-2008-011 eff. Aug. 3, 2009.
Adopted by SR-FINRA-2008-021 eff. Dec. 15, 2008.

Selected Notices: 08-57, 09-08, 10-24, 10-26, 14-21.

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