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Technology Based Innovations for Regulatory Compliance in the Securities Industry outlines recent regulatory technology (RegTech) developments within the securities industry and potential opportunities and implications these technologies may have for broker-dealers.
A resource where small broker-dealer firms can get help navigating FINRA’s systems and resources.Call (833) 26-FINRA (833-263-4672)
Monday – Friday
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern Time
As part of our ongoing efforts to provide support for small firms, and in response to the FINRA Special Notice on Engagement and FINRA360, FINRA developed the Small Firm Helpline to assist broker-dealers that need general help navigating FINRA’s systems and resources.
Large Options Positions Report (LOPR) – Listed
FINRA is providing Listed LOPR exceptions from FINRA’s Listed LOPR Audit Exception Report. The LOPR Listed report contains three types of exceptions for exchange-traded options: The Effective Date, LOPR Reporting Exceptions and In-Concert Exceptions.
On May 14, 2018, amendments to FINRA Rule 2232 will take effect, which require a member firm to disclose on the customer confirmation the amount of mark-up or mark-down it applies for certain trades with retail customers in corporate or agency debt securities. Disclosed mark-ups must be calculated consistent with existing Rule 2121.
Original Program Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET
FINRA hosted a phone-in workshop and WebEx presentation in December 2017 to introduce the Cross Market Equities Supervision: Potential ATS Cross Manipulation and Cross Market Equities Supervision: Potential Auto Execution Manipulation Report Cards. These two Report Cards became available on the FINRA Report Center in early January.
Firms and associated persons are required to provide complete, up-to-date and accurate information on registration forms (e.g., Form BD, Form U4, Form U5 and other forms) (“Filings”). Some of the information required to complete these Filings is personal information. Please review the guidance provided on this page on how to protect this information.