How do I check my U4?
Form U4: Filers require this privilege to initiate, retrieve and submit a pending Form U4 filing. It also controls access to historical Form U4 filings through the filing history in CRD. However, users can also access this information through an individual's CRD record if they have the appropriate entitlements.
Is U4 information public?
However, once a securities regulator has approved a Form U4 filing, this will become a public record accessible via the Investment Adviser Public Disclosure (“IAPD”) website.
How do you know if a broker is legit?
You can find out if brokers are licensed in your state, if they've had run-ins with regulators or received serious complaints from investors. Go to finra.org/investors and click on "FINRA BrokerCheck." Or call 1-800-289-9999.
Is BrokerCheck by FINRA legit?
Investors should not rely on BrokerCheck to research brokers until these problems are remedied. While the SEC, FINRA, state regulators and others direct investors to BrokerCheck to research brokers, BrokerCheck is no longer a reliable tool. BrokerCheck records are misleading.