Election Notice - 5/15/09

Notice of Special Meeting of Large Firms and Proxy

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) will conduct a special meeting of large firms on Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at 10 a.m. at FINRA's Washington, DC office at 1735 K Street, NW. The purpose of the meeting is to elect individuals to fill the two vacant Large Firm Governor seats on FINRA's Board of Governors.

It is important that all large firms be represented by proxy or in person at the special meeting. Large firms are urged to vote in the election using one of the methods described below. For a proxy to be considered valid, it must be signed by the executive representative of a large firm eligible to vote in the election.

Large firms that are members of FINRA as of the close of business on May 14, 2009 (the special meeting record date), will be eligible to vote in this election.

Note: This Notice was distributed in writing to all large firms. In addition, it was sent electronically to the executive representative of each FINRA member firm and it is posted on FINRA's Web site at www.finra.org/notices/election/051509.

Questions regarding this Election Notice may be directed to:

  • Marcia E. Asquith, Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary, at (202) 728-8949; or
  • T. Grant Callery, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, at (202) 728-8285.