On September 26th, FINRA announced that effective October 1, 2012, the Trading Activity Fee (the "TAF") rate for transactions in covered security futures will decrease from $0.04 for each security futures contract traded on a round-turn basis carried in a securities account to $0.00008, with a minimum fee of $0.01 per round-turn transaction. The new rate applies to round-turn transactions in security futures subject to the TAF occurring on or after October 1, 2012. FINRA Regulatory Notice 12-41.