FINRA is considering a possible multi-year initiative called FINRA360, wherein the self-regulatory organization is conducting a whole review of day to day functions and programs, with input from both inside as well as outside the corporation.
FINRA Broker Disciplinary Action Report March 2016
Each month and again on a quarterly basis, the agency that regulates the financial industry, FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority), produces a detailed report that runs down all disciplinary actions recently taken against brokerage firms and brokers. This long list of alleged wrongdoing and misconduct reads a lot like a police blotter. We strongly encourage any investor who suspects their broker and/or broker-dealer of having lost them money on dubious terms to at least skim this report to see if you recognize any names, schemes, products, or securities.
Securities industry watchdog, FINRA, has announced new rules which it hopes will help protect senior investors against financial exploitation.