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Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO)


We're always skeptical when we hear about self-policing organizations, but what do we know? An SRO is a type of industry authority that regulates its own members. Examples of SROs are FINRA, NYSE, and AMEX. These organizations regulate their own members.