Director's Take

OIEA Director Lori Schock (center) and staff chat with Twitter followers about robo-advisers — the chat reached over 358,000 people and received nearly 6 million impressions.

Director Lori Schock, Chairman Jay Clayton and FINRA President Robert Cook talk to seniors about the importance of doing background checks on investment professionals.

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