PIABA is an international bar association whose members represent investors in disputes with the securities industry. Currently, there are members from 44 states, Puerto Rico and Japan.
PIABA was established in 1990 as an educational and networking organization for securities arbitration attorneys who represent the public investor in securities disputes. Many PIABA members are involved in promoting the interests of the public investor in securities and commodities arbitration through Association, State and National Committee service.
The mission of PIABA is to advocate for equal access to justice for investors in all forums. PIABA works to promote fairness in the rules governing dispute resolution for investor claims against securities and commodities brokerage firms, registered investment advisory firms, and their associated representatives. PIABA also works toward creating, improving, and enforcing statutes, rules, regulations, case law, and policies designed to promote investor rights and to prevent misconduct by those who sell investments to the public.
PIABA Board of Directors
PIABA is governed by an elected Board of Directors. The 2018 Directors and Officers are: