FINRA Notices


Regulatory Notice 21-27 (Thu, 22 Jul 2021)
Executive Summary FINRA is making available updates to interpretations in the Interpretations of Financial and Operational Rules that have been communicated to FINRA by the staff of the SEC’s Division of Trading and Markets (SEC staff). The updated interpretations are with respect to Securities Exchange Act (SEA) Rules 15c3-1 and 15c3-3.  Questions concerning this Notice should be directed to:
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Regulatory Notice 21-26 (Thu, 15 Jul 2021)
Summary FINRA has adopted changes to FINRA Rules 5122 (Private Placements of Securities Issued by Members) and 5123 (Private Placements of Securities) to require members to file retail communications that promote or recommend private placement offerings that are subject to those rules’ filing requirements.1 The new filing requirements become effective on October 1, 2021.
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Regulatory Notice 21-25 (Thu, 08 Jul 2021)
Summary For the past several years, FINRA has encouraged firms to keep their risk monitoring analyst informed if the firm, or its associated persons or affiliates, engaged, or intended to engage, in activities related to digital assets, including digital assets that are non-securities.1 FINRA appreciates members’ cooperation with this request and is encouraging firms to continue to keep their risk monitoring analyst abreast of their activities related to digital assets on an ongoing basis.
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Regulatory Notice 21-24 (Tue, 06 Jul 2021)
This Notice announces, effective immediately, clarifications of interpretations of the FINRA margin rule regarding minimum equity requirements in FINRA Rule 4210(b). Questions concerning this Notice should be directed to:
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FINRA Monthly Recap

Introducing Stephanie Dumont (Tue, 13 Jul 2021)
FINRA’s Market Regulation and Transparency Services department sits at the center of the U.S. securities markets, conducting ongoing oversight within and across markets and providing transparency to help investors make informed decisions.  On this episode, we meet Stephanie Dumont, the new head of FINRA’s Market Regulation and Transparency Services department. Stephanie shares her priorities, her vision for the department, and how FINRA is responding to recent market events.  Resources mentioned in this episode: Market Transparency Reporting Tools TRACE Treasury Aggregate Statistics
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FINRA’s Financial Intelligence Unit: Connecting the Dots (Tue, 29 Jun 2021)
Intelligence means different things to different people. But for FINRA, at its most basic, it is the actionable information that allows employees, from an organization’s senior executives to its examiners or investigators, to make informed decisions.  On this episode, we sit down with Blake Snyder, Senior Director of FINRA’s Financial Intelligence Unit, to learn about this new group, and how it is looking to transform how FINRA takes in, analyzes, and shares data. Resources mentioned in this episode: Regulatory Notice 21-14: FINRA Alerts Firms to Recent Increase in ACH “Instant Funds” Abuse Regulatory Notice 20-30: Fraudsters Using Registered Representatives Names to Establish Imposter Websites
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Augusto “Gus” Macedo

Managing Director


11201B Lockwood Drive

Silver Spring, Maryland  20901

Tel: 301-523-6427


AMC classified NAICS codes:

  • 522120 - Savings Institutions
  • 522130 - Credit Unions
  • 523110 - Investment Banking and Securities Dealing
  • 523120 - Securities Brokerage
  • 523210 - Securities and Commodity Exchanges
  • 523910 - Miscellaneous Intermediation
  • 523920 - Portfolio Management
  • 523930 - Investment Advice
  • 523991 - Trust, Fiduciary, and Custody Activities
  • 523999 - M
  • 522110 - Commercial Banking
  • iscellaneous Financial Investment Activities
  • 524113 - Direct Life Insurance Carriers
  • 524210 - Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
  • 525110 - Pension Funds
  • 525910 - Open-End Investment Funds
  • 611430 - Professional and Management Development Training


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