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FINRA stands for Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, which is a not-for-profit organization that – working under the supervision of the SEC – actively engages with and provides essential tools for investors, member firms and policymakers. FINRA enables investors and firms to participate in the market with confidence by safeguarding its integrity. We deploy deep expertise, leading technology and extensive market intelligence to serve as the first line of oversight for the brokerage industry - all at no cost to taxpayers. FINRA is authorized by Congress to protect America’s investors by making sure the broker-dealer industry operates fairly and honestly. We oversee more than 624,000 brokers across the country—and analyze billions of daily market events.

FINRA Identifies Widespread Violations in Crypto Communications
A recent FINRA review reveals over 70% of crypto-related retail communications from member firms contain potential violations of regulatory guidelines, including false or misleading claims.
FINRA's 2024 Oversight Report Emphasizes Crypto Asset Compliance
FINRA's 2024 Regulatory Oversight Report emphasizes compliance in crypto asset activities, emphasizing cybersecurity, anti-money laundering protocols, and transparent reporting, reflecting its commitment to guiding members in the evolving cryptocurrency world.
SEC's Chair Gary Gensler Issues Statement on Amendments to Broker-Dealer Registration Rule
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is amending Rule 15b9-1, allowing broker-dealers to bypass national securities associations like FINRA. The changes aim to ensure consistent oversight, particularly in cross-market and off-exchange activities, and promote transparency and efficiency in the capital markets, benefiting investors.
Prometheum's License Approval: Republican Lawmakers Challenge SEC and FINRA Decisions
Prometheum Ember Capital's designation as the first digital asset SPBD has raised concerns among Republican House Committee members.
Grayscale Investment Company Receives FINRA Approval to Trade Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin Publicly
US regulators have approved shares of Grayscale Investment’s Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash Trusts for public trading.
US SEC and FINRA Issued Latest Custody Guidance on Digital Assets Securities
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) issued a statement addressing regulatory issues regarding the custody of digital asset securities on 8 July.

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