On August 3rd, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority announced that the SEC has approved amendments to FINRA Rule 6433 (Minimum Quotation Size Requirements for OTC Equity Securities) to simplify the existing tier structure, facilitate the display of customer limit orders pursuant to FINRA Rule 6460 (Display of Customer Limit Orders), and expand the scope of the rule to encompass quotations displayed by non-market makers. FINRA will implement the new quotation sizes as a one-year pilot beginning on November 5, 2012, and ending on October 31, 2013, unless extended or made permanent. FINRA Regulatory Notice 12-37.