News Release

FINRA Launches Redesigned finra.org Website

WASHINGTON—The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) today announced the launch of a new, redesigned version of its website, www.finra.org. Key features of the site include a streamlined design, enhanced search and navigation, and a mobile-friendly platform providing a more simplified and user-friendly experience.

Richard Ketchum, FINRA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, "The re-engineered finra.org demonstrates our commitment to providing a more engaging experience for users to more easily find the tools and resources they need such as BrokerCheck, investor education and important information about registration and qualification exams. It features a simpler navigation and an intuitive design with the goal of making our website a best-in-class, primary destination for all users: employees, firms and the investing public."

A major aspect to the new website includes an improved experience for BrokerCheck users. The new www.finra.org is built with flexible, open-source technology, and uses a new content management system that will improve functionality and allow for continued enhancements.

FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, is the largest independent regulator for all securities firms doing business in the United States. 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 all industry participants to examining securities firms, writing rules, enforcing those rules and the federal securities laws, and informing and educating the investing public. In addition, FINRA provides surveillance and other regulatory services for equities and options markets, as well as trade reporting and other industry utilities. FINRA also administers the largest dispute resolution forum for investors and firms. For more information, please visit www.finra.org.