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Free Investor Forum October 10, 2019: What Every Investor Needs to Know

Join FINRA and special guest Vermont Financial Regulation Commissioner Mike Pieciak as we discuss current investing and regulatory issues.

Date & Time Location Agenda
Thursday, October 10, 2019
5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Delta Hotels by Marriott Burlington
1117 Williston Road
South Burlington, VT 05403
(802) 658-0250

Complimentary parking on-site.

Buffet Dinner
5:30 – 6:00 p.m.

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Why Attend an Investor Forum?

At FINRA, we believe that understanding should precede investing—and that education is often the best form of investor protection. To this end, FINRA Investor Forums bring members of the public together with top FINRA officials and state securities regulators to talk about a range of investing topics and regulatory issues. By attending an Investor Forum, you'll learn where to turn for objective guidance on investing, where the financial services industry is headed and how FINRA helps protect and educate investors.

There is no charge for the program or dinner. This is an educational program, and no sales presentations will be permitted during the program or on the premises.

  • Special Guest Vermont Financial Regulation Commissioner Mike Pieciak
  • Robert W. Cook, FINRA President and CEO & President of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation
  • Christine Kieffer, Senior Director, FINRA Investor Education Foundation
You'll Learn
  • Basic investing principles.
  • Where to turn free, unbiased investing tools and information.
  • How to avoid unnecessary risks and common investing pitfalls.
  • How FINRA helps protect and educate investors.

Register for This Event Now



Questions? Call (202) 728-8137 or send us an email.


FINRA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to investor protection and market integrity. It regulates one critical part of the securities industry—brokerage firms doing business with the public in the United States. FINRA, overseen by the SEC, writes rules, examines for and enforces compliance with FINRA rules and federal securities laws, registers broker-dealer personnel and offers them education and training, and informs 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 a dispute resolution forum for investors and brokerage firms and their registered employees. For more information, visit