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6437. Prohibition from Locking or Crossing Quotations in OTC Equity Securities

(a) Members must implement policies and procedures that reasonably avoid displaying, or engaging in a pattern or practice of displaying, locking or crossing quotations in any OTC Equity Security.
(b) For purposes of this Rule, the following definitions shall apply:
(1) The term "crossing quotation" shall mean the display of a bid for an OTC Equity Security at a price that is higher than the displayed price of an offer for such OTC Equity Security in the same inter-dealer quotation system, or the display of an offer for an OTC Equity Security at a price that is lower than the displayed price of a bid for such OTC Equity Security in the same inter-dealer quotation system.
(2) The term "locking quotation" shall mean the display of a bid for an OTC Equity Security at a price that equals the displayed price of an offer for such OTC Equity Security in the same inter-dealer quotation system, or the display of an offer for an OTC Equity Security at a price that equals the displayed price of a bid for such OTC Equity Security in the same inter-dealer quotation system.
Adopted by SR-FINRA-2009-054 eff. Feb. 11, 2011.

Selected Notice: 10-42.

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