Implementation Date of FINRA Rule 2242 Extended to July 16, 2016

The Securities and Exchange Commission approved the adoption of FINRA Rule 2242 (Debt Research Analysts and Debt Research Reports) to address conflicts of interest relating to the publication and distribution of debt research reports.  While FINRA Rule 2242 became effective on February 22, 2016, the implementation date has been pushed back to July 16, 2016.

For further details on FINRA Rule 2242, see Regulatory Notice 15-31.