News Release

Julie Bauer Named to FINRA Government Relations Post

Washington, D.C. — The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced today that it has named Julie Bauer as its Vice President for Government Relations.

Bauer comes to FINRA after a 17-year career with the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), where for the last five years she served as Vice President for Government Relations and headed CBOT's Washington, D.C., office. She is a 1990 graduate of the University of Virginia and received her master's degree in American Government from Georgetown University in 1993.

FINRA is the largest non-governmental regulator for all securities firms doing business with the U.S. public. Created in 2007 through the consolidation of NASD and NYSE Member Regulation, FINRA is dedicated to investor protection and market integrity through effective and efficient regulation and complementary compliance and technology-based services. FINRA touches virtually every aspect of the securities business - from registering and educating industry participants to examining securities firms; writing rules; enforcing those rules and the federal securities laws; informing and educating the investing public; providing trade reporting and other industry utilities; and administering the largest dispute resolution forum for investors and registered firms.

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