On November 1st, because of Hurricane Sandy, FINRA extended to November 12, 2012 the effective date for its amendments to the FINRA Rule 6700 Series and TRACE dissemination protocols regarding the reporting and dissemination of transactions in TRACE-eligible securities that are agency pass-through mortgage-backed securities that are traded to be announced and related amendments to FINRA Rule 7730 regarding TBA transaction data fees. Similarly, the expiration dates of the pilot programs in FINRA Rules 6730(a)(3)(D)(i) and 6730(a)(3)(E)(i) regarding the reduction in reporting times for TBA transactions have changed from May 10, 2013 to May 17, 2013. FINRA Regulatory Notice 12-48.