NASD Regulation has posted on its web site,, responses to frequently asked questions about NASDR's new non-cash compensation rules for the sale of mutual funds and variable annuities. The information, posted in a question-and-answer format, covers 22 areas which have drawn inquiries from NASD members. The new rules took effect Jan. 1 and limit how sales contests can be used to reward intermediaries for mutual fund and variable annuity sales.

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