April 24, 2013.
On January 7, 2013, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (“FINRA”) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“Commission”), pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) 
and Rule 19b-4 thereunder,
a proposed rule change to amend FINRA Rule 2267 (Investor Education and Protection) to require that members include a prominent description of and link to FINRA BrokerCheck, as prescribed by FINRA, on their Web sites, social media pages, and any comparable Internet presence, and on Web sites, social media pages, and any comparable Internet presence relating to a member's investment banking or securities business maintained by or on behalf of any person associated with a member. The proposed rule change was published for comment in the Federal Register on January 25, 2013.
The Commission received 24 comment letters on the proposal.
On March 7, Start Printed Page 253322013, the Commission extended the time period in which to either approve the proposed rule change, disapprove the proposed rule change, or institute proceedings to determine whether to disapprove the proposed rule change, to April 25, 2013.
On April 18, 2013, FINRA withdrew the proposed rule change (SR-FINRA-2013-002).
For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.
Kevin M. O'Neill,
[FR Doc. 2013-10079 Filed 4-29-13; 8:45 am]
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