The Amex filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission the proposed rule change providing for the limited liability of Amex in connection with the actions of Amex Book Clerks. The purpose of the new proposed Rule 996 – ANTE is to permit members, member organizations and associated persons of member organizations to bring a claim or claims against Amex, in limited circumstances, for the actions of Book Clerks, relating to (i) maintaining and operating the customer limit order book and display book, and (ii) effecting proper executions of orders placed in the customer order limit book.