FINRA publishes notices to provide firms with timely information on a variety of issues. They are listed below in reverse chronological order.

FINRA also provides a Subject Index of Notices.

Notices published from 1983 to 1996 may be found in the FINRA Manual. To obtain a Notice published prior to 1983, please contact FINRA MediaSource at (240) 386-4200.

Date of Pub Title Description
May 27, 2015 Regulatory Notice 15-18
SEC Approves Amendments to Arbitration Codes to Revise the Definitions of Non-Public and Public Arbitrator
Effective Date: June 26, 2015
May 22, 2015 Regulatory Notice 15-17
Guidance on Rules Governing Communications With the Public
May 18, 2015 Regulatory Notice 15-16
FINRA Requests Comment on Proposed Amendments to Rules Governing Communications With the Public
Comment Period Expires: July 2, 2015
May 12, 2015 Regulatory Notice 15-15
The National Adjudicatory Council (NAC) Revises the Sanction Guidelines Related to Misrepresentations and Suitability
Effective Immediately
May 6, 2015 Regulatory Notice 15-14
SEC Approves Amendments to Require Firms to Identify Transactions with Non-Member Affiliates in TRACE Trade Reports
Effective Date: November 2, 2015
May 5, 2015 Regulatory Notice 15-13
FINRA Requests Comment on Proposed Exemption to the Trading Activity Fee for Proprietary Trading Firms
Comment Period Expires: June 19, 2015
Apr 29, 2015 Regulatory Notice 15-12
2015 GASB Accounting Support Fee to Fund the Governmental Accounting Standards Board
Apr 27, 2015 Election Notice - 4/27/15
Upcoming FINRA Board of Governors Election
Petitions for Candidacy Due: June 11, 2015
Apr 10, 2015 Regulatory Notice 15-11
Securities Industry/Regulatory Council on Continuing Education Issues Firm Element Advisory Update
Apr 10, 2015 Information Notice - 4/10/15
Continuing Education Planning
Mar 31, 2015 Information Notice - 3/31/15
FINRA Survey to Create the Securities Trader Qualification Examination
Mar 30, 2015 Regulatory Notice 15-10
FINRA Requests Comment on the Effectiveness and Efficiency of its Membership Application Rules
Comment Period Expires: May 14, 2015
Mar 26, 2015 Regulatory Notice 15-09
Guidance on Effective Supervision and Control Practices for Firms Engaging in Algorithmic Trading Strategies
Mar 25, 2015 Regulatory Notice 15-08
Changes to Qualification Examination Fees
Effective Date: April 1, 2015

This Notice was updated on 3/26/15 to clarify the fees charged for examinations sponsored by the MSRB and administered and delivered by FINRA.

Mar 20, 2015 Regulatory Notice 15-07
SEC Approves Consolidated FINRA Rules 2040 (Payments to Unregistered Persons) and 0190 (Effective Date of Revocation, Cancellation, Expulsion, Suspension or Resignation), and Amendments to FINRA Rule 8311 (Effect of a Suspension, Revocation, Cancellation, or Bar)
Effective Date: August 24, 2015
Mar 19, 2015 Regulatory Notice 15-06
FINRA Requests Comment on a Proposal to Require Registration of Associated Persons Involved in the Design, Development or Significant Modification of Algorithmic Trading Strategies
Comment Period Expires: May 18, 2015
Mar 18, 2015 Information Notice - 3/18/15
Extension of Current Rate for Fees Paid Under Section 31 of the Exchange Act
Mar 6, 2015 Regulatory Notice 15-05
SEC Approves Consolidated FINRA Rule Regarding Background Checks on Registration Applicants
Effective Date of FINRA Rule 3110(e): July 1, 2015, Effective Date of FINRA Rule 3110.15: April 24, 2014, to December 1, 2015
Feb 9, 2015 Regulatory Notice 15-04
FINRA Requests Comment on a Proposal to Disseminate Additional Securitized Products and to Reduce the Reporting Time Frame for These Products
Comment Period Expires: April 10, 2015
Feb 6, 2015 Regulatory Notice 15-03
FINRA Requests Comment on Proposal to Require Alternative Trading Systems to Submit Quotation Information Relating to Fixed Income Securities to FINRA for Regulatory Purposes
Comment Period Expires: April 7, 2015
Jan 20, 2015 Information Notice - 1/20/15
New Rate for Fees Paid Under Section 31 of the Exchange Act
Effective Date: February 14, 2015
Jan 5, 2015 Regulatory Notice 15-02
SEC Approves Amendments to FINRA Rule 2310 and NASD Rule 2340 to Address Values of Direct Participation Program and Unlisted Real Estate Investment Trust Securities
Effective Date: April 11, 2016
Jan 2, 2015 Regulatory Notice 15-01
Final Renewal Statements for Broker-Dealers, Investment Adviser Firms, Agents and Investment Adviser Representatives, and Branches
Payment Deadline: January 16, 2015
Dec 30, 2014 Information Notice - 12/30/14
Annual Audit; FOCUS; Form Custody; Supplemental Statement of Income (SSOI); Supplemental Schedule for Derivatives and Other Off-Balance Sheet Items (OBS); and Supplemental Inventory Schedule (SIS)
Dec 23, 2014 Information Notice – 12/23/14
2015 Holiday Trade Date, Settlement Date and Margin Extensions Schedule