|[March 15, 2017]
FINRA Appoints Nathaniel Stankard as Senior Advisor to the CEO
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has announced the
appointment of Nathaniel Stankard as Senior Advisor to the CEO,
effective immediately. In his new position, Stankard will provide
counsel and strategic advice to President and CEO Robert W. Cook and
FINRA's senior management, and will assist with special projects.
"Nathaniel brings broad experience working on critical policy issues and
I am delighted that he is joining FINRA to help in its important mission
of protecting investors and the integrity of our markets," said Cook.
"Nathaniel's deep background across both the public and private sectors
makes him an outstanding addition to the FINRA team as we undertake a
strategic review of our operations."
Stankard previously was Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy at the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC (News - Alert)). He initially joined the SEC in
the role of Counsel to the Director of the Division ofTrading and
Markets. Prior to joining the SEC, Stankard worked as an executive
director for Morgan Stanley and as an associate at the law firm of
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP.
"FINRA performs a vital role in protecting investors," said Stankard. "I
look forward to working closely with Robert and the entire team to
advance FINRA's essential work of providing effective and efficient
oversight of securities firms and markets."
FINRA is dedicated to investor protection and market integrity. It
regulates one critical part of the securities industry - brokerage firms
doing business with the public in the United States. FINRA, overseen by
the SEC, writes rules, examines for and enforces compliance with FINRA
rules and federal securities laws, registers broker-dealer personnel and
offers them education and training, and informs the investing public. In
addition, FINRA provides surveillance and other regulatory services for
equities and options markets, as well as trade reporting and other
industry utilities. FINRA also administers a dispute resolution forum
for investors and brokerage firms and their registered employees. For
more information, visit www.finra.org.
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