On August 26th, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority advised that, effective September 7, 2010, amendments to FINRA Rule 2360 (Options) will extend the cut-off time for the submission of certain contrary exercise advices by one hour to 7:30 p.m. (ET). Additionally, in the event of a modified close of trading, the amendments extend the deadline for option holders to make a final exercise decision for an expiring standardized option by two minutes to one hour and 30 minutes following the modified closing time. FINRA Regulatory Notice 10-36.