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Definition: FINRA

Quick Summary of FINRA

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) is a private regulatory organization which is responsible for oversite and regulation over all securities firms doing business in the U.S. FINRA ensures that investors are protected against dishonest practices conducted by securities firms. They also enforce standards and regulations laid out by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC).

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Definition Sources

Definitions for FINRA are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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