The Membership Advocacy Committee (MAC™) works diligently to
investigate and confirm upcoming rules and regulations (R&R), then
communicate their potential impact on Independent Broker/Dealers. As
relevant issues arise, MAC™ initiates a positive, professional
First, NAIBD General Meeting attendees are notified of the upcoming
rules and regulations, and feedback is gleaned. Second, an insightful,
detailed letter is crafted in response to the proposed R&R (with
regard to feedback) and made available to Independent Broker/Dealers
in two ways. First, it is emailed to our NAIBD distribution list. Second,
it is posted online at this website. These responses impact regulatory
activities and have led to exemptions for Independent Broker/Dealers.
Finally, MAC™ achievements are announced in trade journals and at NAIBD Events.