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Trademark/Service Mark Notices

The following is a list of trademarks of Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA Marks). This list may be updated at any time without notice.

Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority®
FINRA Firm Gateway®
FINRA Investor Education Foundation®
Investor Protection. Market Integrity.SM
NASD Investor Education Foundation®
OTC Bulletin Board
OTC Montage Data FacilitySM
OTC Reporting Facility
Retirement Made Simpler
Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine®
Trade Reporting and Quotation Service
Trade Reporting Facility®

The FINRA Marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc., in the U.S. and/or other countries. All Rights Reserved. All other trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners.

The absence of a name, logo, or other mark on this list does not constitute a waiver of any and all intellectual property rights that Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. has established in any of its products, services, programs, features, service marks, service names, or logos.

Third parties may not use FINRA Marks in any manner which suggests or hints at affiliation with, sponsorship of or endorsement by, FINRA without prior written permission which allows for and specifies the marks and type of use.


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