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2017 James E. Beckley Competition

October 20, 2017 (Norman, OK). The PIABA Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 James E. Beckley Writing Competition. "Once again, the judges continue to be impressed with the quality of the writing and depth of understanding of the issues presented in the Competition submissions," said Robin Ringo, Director. "It is our honor to recognize the winning authors."

2016 James E. Beckley Competition

October 28, 2016 (Norman, OK). The PIABA Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 James E. Beckley Writing Competition. "Once again, the judges continue to be impressed with the quality of the writing and depth of understanding of the issues presented in the Competition submissions," said Robin Ringo, Director. "It is our honor to recognize the winning authors."

2015 James E. Beckley Competition

October 23, 2015 (Norman, OK). The PIABA Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 James E. Beckley Writing Competition. "The judges continue to be impressed with the quality of the writing and depth of understanding of the issues presented in the Competition submissions," said Robin Ringo, Director. "It is our honor to recognize the winning authors."

Letter to the SEC - Four Groups Urge SEC To Improve BrokerCheck Now (July 14, 2015)

July 14, 2015

VIA ONLINE SUBMISSION ONLY
Brent J. Fields, Secretary
Securities and Exchange Commission
100 F Street, NE
Washington, DC 20549-1090.

Re: File No. 265-28

Dear Mr. Fields:

This letter is being submitted on behalf of the undersigned organizations in support of the Investor Advisory Committee’s (“IAC”) recommendation that the SEC:

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Investor Alerts

Financial fraud routinely follows on the heels of disaster. Hurricane Florence and its aftermath are no exception.

FINRA is issuing this alert to inform investors that investments in digital assets, such as ICO tokens and cryptocurrencies, can involve

Fraudsters continue to impersonate FINRA executives, offering bogus investment "guarantees" to investors as part of an advance-fee scam.

FINRA is re-issuing this alert to remind investors about the key elements of their brokerage account statements and trade confirmations a