On March 10th, FINRA reminded members that the SEC has made a mid-year rate adjustment to the fee rates applicable under Section 31 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Effective April 1, 2010, the Section 31 fee rate applicable to specified securities transactions on the exchanges and in the over-the-counter markets will increase from $12.70 per million dollars to $16.90 per million dollars. FINRA Information Notice.