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Title 17Chapter IPart 170Subpart A → §170.8


Title 17: Commodity and Securities Exchanges
PART 170—REGISTERED FUTURES ASSOCIATIONS
Subpart A—Standards Governing Commission Review of Applications for Registration as a Futures Association Under Section 17 of the Act


§170.8   Settlement of customer disputes (section 17(b)(10) of the Act).

A futures association must be able to demonstrate its capacity to promulgate rules and to conduct proceedings that provide a fair, equitable and expeditious procedure, through arbitration or otherwise, for the voluntary settlement of a customer's claim or grievance brought against any member of the association or any employee of a member of the association. Such rules shall conform to and be consistent with section 17(b)(10) of the Act and be consistent with the guidelines and acceptable practices for dispute resolution found within appendix A and appendix B to part 38 of this chapter.

[66 FR 42288, Aug. 10, 2001]

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