Schapiro Confirmed by Senate; Luparello Named Interim CEO

Last night, the U.S. Senate approved Mary Schapiro's nomination to become chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Stephen Luparello, FINRA Senior Executive Vice President for Regulatory Operations, will serve as interim CEO while FINRA's Board of Governors conducts its search for a permanent CEO.

Additional information on this matter, as well as other Board matters, is provided in today's news release.