About the Security Traders Association

The Security Traders Association, STA is a unique trade organization of securities-industry professionals, comprising 24 affiliate organizations in the United States and Canada. The STA provides members with educational content on industry issues, while also representing their interests with legislators, regulators and other industry organizations. The STA fosters goodwill through charitable giving and high standards of integrity in accord with our founding principle, Dictum Meum Pactum – “My Word Is My Bond.”

What makes the STA different?

Our industry knowledge is our strength.

All of STA’s 24 affiliate organizations are run by individuals who work in the financial services industry. Their day-to-day contact ensures the STA remains in touch on the most relevant issues impacting the financial services industry.

Diverse membership.

STA members come from a wide range of firms with varying business models. This diversity ensures that the opinions of the STA organization are well vetted.

Affiliate Network.

STA’s network of 24 affiliate organizations is what makes it a true “grass-roots” association with long standing relationships in Washington D.C.

We believe in the individual and that the relationship still matters.

Individuals and relationships need to exist in order for changes in the financial services industry to yield benefits and efficiencies to investors.

What does the STA do?

Provide updates on the most relevant events in Washington DC (News from the Hill)

Meet regularly with Congressional and Regulatory leadership (Talking Points)

Issue communiqués on industry news and thought provoking articles (STA News)

Host content-rich events which provide networking opportunities ( Events Calendar)

Organize diverse committees for input on regulatory issues (Comment letters)

How can you become involved with the STA?

Join our mailing listBecome a member