Election Notice – 10/21/19
Ballot Due Date: November 20, 2019
The purpose of this Election Notice is notify FINRA small firm members that ballots to elect one New York Region representative to the Small Firm Advisory Committee (SFAC) have been mailed to all eligible firms. FINRA small firm members1 in the New York Region as of the close of business on Friday, October 18, 2019, are eligible to vote in these elections. All eligible firms are urged to vote in this election.
Ballots are due by Wednesday, November 20, 2019.
Attachment A lists the individuals certified by FINRA’s Corporate Secretary as satisfying the requirements to be a candidate for the New York Region SFAC election. Additional information about each candidate is available at www.finra.org/sfac/candidateprofiles.
Questions regarding this Election Notice may be directed to:
- Jennifer Piorko Mitchell, Vice President and Deputy Corporate Secretary, at (202) 728-8949 or via email; or
- Chip Jones, Senior Vice President, Member Relations and Education, at (240) 386-4797.
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Information Notice – 10/2/19
Several member firms recently notified FINRA that they have experienced email account takeovers (ATOs) while using cloud-based email platforms, including Microsoft Office 365 (O365). Attackers used compromised email accounts to defraud member firms by requesting fraudulent wire requests or stealing confidential firm information or non-public personally identifiable information (PII).
This Notice outlines the attackers’ tactics in executing ATOs, as well as steps taken by member firms to address ATO risks when using cloud-based email systems.
Questions concerning this Notice should be directed to:
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