CRD Announcements

Visit this page on a regular basis for new or updated information regarding the Web CRD system and related programs and processes. Web CRD is generally available to all entitled users from

 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Eastern Time (ET), Monday through Friday (may be subject to change). Please refer to the Web CRD availability schedule for detailed weekend and holiday system availability.


  • Web CRD/IARD Software Release 2014.1
    View the release notes for an explanation of the changes to Web CRD and IARD which will be effective on April 7, 2014. Changes include the revised Form BR for branch office registration.


  • 2014 SILA Webinar
    Management from FINRA’s Registration and Disclosure department participated in the Securities & Insurance Licensing Association Webinar, which took place on March 28, 2014. View the FINRA Webinar presentation .


  • ARM 2014 Annual Educational Conference
    Management from FINRA’s Registration and Disclosure department presented at the Association of Registration Management’s annual conference, which was held March 3 – 5, 2014, on Amelia Island, Florida. View the FINRA panel presentation.


  • Effective February 1, 2014, FINRA changed its banking services to a new bank, Bank of America. This bank change impacts firms making wire transfer or check payments to FINRA to fund their FINRA Flex-Funding Account. For additional details, visit the Web CRD Payment Methods and Addresses Web page


  • Checklist for Organizational Change: Mergers, Acquisitions, and Successions  
    This checklist offers steps for firms to consider when interacting with FINRA during an organizational change, regarding issues such as membership application and system-related privileges.


Last Updated: 4/2/2014