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Conquering Current Compliance Challenges
Recorded: January 16, 2019 
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The SEC Examinations Priorities Handbook
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Includes: 24 Best Practices, 16 Tools, 4 Risk Alerts and IM Guidance

 
LATEST NEWS & GUIDANCE
8/16/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Jeffrey Davis, an Ameriprise rep based in Virginia, notified the dual registrant of the name of his outside business. Later, when Davis fraudulently s...
8/16/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
The number of FINRA-registered brokerage firms and the registered reps working for them have continued their steady decline. The sobering statistics c...
8/16/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
May you never have to answer this question: Must we disclose a disciplinary event in our Form ADV brochure and distribute the document to our clients?...
8/16/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
As SEC commissioners consider what to do next about their fiduciary duty proposals, supporters for a best interest standard may have a new poster boy....
8/16/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
A new settlement with an adviser first caught up in an OCIE sweep exam launched four years ago looking at wrap fee programs attests to the need for sp...
8/16/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
The bill of particulars against David Mehringer included allegations of unauthorized short-term trading in Class A mutual fund shares. Mehringer claim...
8/16/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
FINRA is proposing to revise the suitability rules to “more effectively address instances of excessive trading in customers’ accounts (BD Watch, July ...
8/13/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
Halloween this year brings tricks and treats – and the start of the NFA’s rule on virtual currency disclosures. October 31 is the start date for its n...
8/09/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Now that the SEC has feedback on its three fiduciary duty-related proposals, the challenge for commissioners will be to take in all of the diverging v...
8/09/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Even before a new law granted immunity to advisers who undergo training to spot financial exploitation of the elderly (IA Watch, May 24, 2018), Nathan...
8/09/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Fire scorches California so frequently that nature’s rage could even spark a certain amount of complacency.   “We always laughed at the business conti...
8/09/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Investment adviser execs are bullish about their business prospects and foresee substantial increases in headcount and AUM over the next one year and ...
8/09/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
In the CFTC’s latest move to “foster cross-border cooperation and show deference to home country regulation that is deemed comparable to the Commissio...
8/02/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
The previously signaled next OCIE sweep exam scrutinizing how advisers protect their sensitive data will be kicked off sometime in the next year (IA W...
8/02/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
An SEC official recently said at an IA Watch conference that he was looking forward to using new Form ADV data to better target firms to examine.   Th...
8/02/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
If you’re like most advisers who answered IA Watch’s recent industry survey, you’ve not yet taken up the topic of cryptocurrencies with your staff.   ...
8/02/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
The August 7 deadline for comments on the trio of SEC fiduciary duty-related proposals (IA Watch, April 18, 2018) is fast closing in and SEC Commissio...
8/02/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
IA Watch spoke with Thomas Smedinghoff, of counsel with Locke Lord in Chicago, about what advisers should know about the EU's General Data Protection ...
8/02/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
FinTech is transforming the securities industry in many ways and FINRA wants to make sure it’s supporting innovation while still protecting investors ...
7/26/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
IA Watch has obtained a copy of an OCIE sweep exam request letter tied to how advisers are handling cryptocurrencies.   The exam letter probes whether...
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