On March 1st, the SEC announced a mid-year adjustment to the Section 31 transaction fee rate. Effective on April 1, 2010, the Section 31 transaction fee rate will be set at $16.90 per million. This rate change does not apply to the Section 31 assessment on security futures transactions, which will remain at the current rate of $0.0042 per round turn transaction. Fee Rate Advisory; SEC Release No. 34-61605.