SIPC Membership (Securities Investor Protection Act of 1970, U.S. Code Title 15, Chapter 2B-1):
Advertising must include a notation that OPM is a member of SIPC, e.g., “Member, SIPC.” If a statement is to be included in advertising to explain what SIPC is, one of the following two standardized phrases may be used:
● Member of SIPC, which protects securities customers of its members up to $500,000 (including $250,000 for claims for cash). Explanatory brochure available upon request or at www.sipc.org.
● Member of SIPC. Securities in your Account protected up to $500,000. For details, please see www.sipc.org.
The words "Member, SIPC" may be omitted if the official explanatory statement is used in conjunction with the official SIPC symbol. "Advertising" is defined under SIPC rules as any promotional material used in or on any newspaper, magazine, or other periodical, radio, television, telephone or tape recording, videotape display, motion picture, slide presentation, telephone directory, sign or billboard, electronic or other public media.