Conquering Current Compliance Challenges
April 10, 2019 | 2:00 - 2:30 PM EST

Real-Life Lessons Learned from Peers Who’ve Had to Implement their BCPs
April 16, 2019 | 2:00 - 2:30 PM EST
 
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Conquering Current Compliance Challenges
Recorded: March 13, 2019 
  Includes: 23 Best Practices, 5 Peer-tested tools and 15 No Action Letters

Cybersecurity Strategies to Ensure SEC Compliance, 2nd Edition
Includes: 24 Best Practices, 16 Tools, 4 Risk Alerts and IM Guidance

 
LATEST NEWS & GUIDANCE
10/18/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
A focus on cryptocurrency offerings has been a major driver in pushing state enforcement actions against unregistered firms and individuals to new hei...
10/18/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
While there’s not an official rule proposal yet, New Jersey Oct. 15 announced a comment period (ending Dec. 14th) for a possible fiduciary duty standa...
10/18/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
SEC Commissioner Kara Stein’s tenure is set to expire at year-end, which means she likely won’t be in office when the Commission takes up its trio of ...
10/11/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Two assurances can be pulled from the SEC’s use of administrative law judges four months after the nation’s highest court struck down the system as un...
10/11/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
To Sam Edwards, it takes few words to explain how Dallas-based WFG Advisors perished after 15 years, landing in bankruptcy court where former clients ...
10/11/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
The phrase better late than never comes to mind now that SEC commissioners have voted 4-1 to reopen the comment period on a 2012 proposal governing ca...
10/11/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
It seems the way many CPOs/CTAs have computed their quarterly financial ratios reported to the NFA hasn’t added up. The NFA has released new guidance ...
10/11/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
The SEC believes ETFs have matured to where they deserve their own rules rather than a patchwork of hundreds of instances of staff-issued guidance rel...
10/11/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce is clearly a fan of new approaches to investor-friendly disclosure. But she’s not thrilled with the Commission’s propos...
10/11/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
FINRA has determined to address arbitration forum users’ concern that non-parties wanting to object to an order or subpoena have insufficient time to ...
10/11/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
The SEC has made no secret of its intent to focus on “Main Street investors.” The agency’s new Strategic Plan for 2018-2022 is the latest place where ...
10/11/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
Declare it a smooch from the CFTC. The five commissioners voted unanimously to issue a new proposed rule that falls under the Commission’s Project KIS...
10/04/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
Cadaret Grant & Co. has 930 registered reps and investment advisers located in 500 branch offices across 27 states. But the salient number for FINRA i...
10/04/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
FINRA is finally wising up to the potential of new technologies that assist firms in meeting their compliance obligations. Unfortunately, it is also l...
10/04/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
The SEC’s Division of Investment Management is revisiting the prohibition on the use of testimonials as part of its broader effort to consider recomme...
10/04/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
One of the top methods firms use to help ensure they’re exam-ready is to hire a vendor to conduct a mock exam (IA Watch, Aug. 21, 2014).   “We do that...
9/27/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
The SEC has settled with Voya Financial Advisors ($14.4B in AUM), citing the dual registrant’s poor cybersecurity controls in a case replete with less...
9/27/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
When the worst of Hurricane Florence was lashing Wilmington, N.C., Vinton Fountain huddled with his family in the safest part of their house, terroriz...
9/27/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
It was billed as the first disciplinary action by FINRA involving cryptocurrencies. But at essence, the case against Timothy Tilton Ayre boils down to...
9/27/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Pour your trade blotter into Excel and you can knock out a series of quick compliance tests. You could examine for brokerage allocations, eye personal...
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