FINRA announces new chief legal officer

Robert L. D. Colby will lead the agency’s legal function

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has named Robert L. D. Colby as its new chief legal officer. Colby is currently a partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell and will assume his new role with FINRA on June 18.

"Bob is a perfect match for this key position and an excellent addition to our management team," Richard G. Ketchum, chairman and CEO of FINRA, said in a statement. "Bob's unparalleled expertise in both regulatory and corporate law makes him uniquely suited to be FINRA's first Chief Legal Officer."


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