FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9268

Posted on January 28th, 2017 at 10:00 AM
FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9268

From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:

This is the twentieth in a series of posts to discuss the rules associated with the FINRA disciplinary process. FINRA Rule 9268 states that within 60 days after the final date allowed for filing proposed findings of fact, conclusions of law, and post-hearing briefs, the hearing officer will prepare a written decision that reflects the views of the hearing panel by a majority vote.

The decision should include: a statement describing the investigation; the specific statutory or rule provisions that have been allegedly violated; a statement setting forth a findings of fact; the conclusions of the hearing panel as to whether the respondent violated any provision alleged in the complaint; and a statement describing any sanction imposed and the reasons for applying the sanction.

Within 65 days after the final date allowed for filing a proposed finding of fact and conclusions of law, any panelist may prepare a written dissenting opinion. 

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