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Section 12 — Application and Annual Fees for Statutorily Disqualified Member Firms, Statutorily Disqualified Applicants for Membership and Member Firms Seeking to Associate with Statutorily Disqualified Individuals

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(a) Any member firm, or applicant for membership under NASD Rule 1013 that is subject to a disqualification as set forth in Article III, Section 4 of the By-Laws of the Corporation (1) seeking to enter, or be continued in, membership; or (2) seeking to employ or continuing to employ as an associated person any individual who is subject to a disqualification from association with a member as set forth in Article III, Section 4 of the By-Laws of the Corporation shall, upon the filing of an application pursuant to Article III, Section 3, paragraph (d) of the By-Laws of the Corporation, pay to FINRA a fee of $5,000.00. Any member firm whose application filed pursuant to Article III, Section 3, paragraph (d) of the By-Laws of the Corporation results in a full hearing for eligibility in FINRA pursuant to the Rule 9520 Series, shall pay to FINRA an additional fee of $2,500.00.
(b) Any member firm continuing to employ as an associated person any individual subject to disqualification from association with a member as set forth in Article III, Section 4 of the By-Laws of the Corporation shall pay annually to FINRA a fee of $1,500.00 when such person or individual is classified as a Tier 1 statutorily disqualified individual, and a fee of $1,000.00 when such person or individual is classified as a Tier 2 statutorily disqualified individual.
Amended by SR-FINRA-2018-018 eff. May 30, 2018.
Amended by SR-FINRA-2015-027 eff. Aug. 24, 2015.
Amended by SR-FINRA-2008-001 eff. Jan. 1, 2008.
Amended by SR-NASD-2002-99 eff. Dec. 30, 2002.
Amended by SR-NASD-2002-182 eff. Dec. 24, 2002.
Amended by SR-NASD-2002-98 eff. July 24, 2002.
Amended by SR-NASD-94-57 eff. Oct. 14, 1994.
Amended by SR-NASD-88-3 eff. Feb. 29, 1988.
Adopted by SR-NASD-86-1 eff. Jan. 29, 1986.

Selected Notices: 86-11, 88-15.

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