On January 15, 2015, the SEC announced that beginning on February 14, 2015, the rates applicable to most securities transactions will be set at $18.40 per million dollars. Each self-regulatory organization will continue to pay the SEC a rate of $22.10 per million for transactions occurring on charge dates through February 13, 2015 and will begin paying the new quoted rate on charge dates on or after February 14, 2015. The assessment on security futures transactions will remain unchanged at $0.0042 for each round turn transaction.

The SEC order is available at: http://www.sec.gov/rules/other/2015/34-74057.pdf.