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
1/10/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
New Jersey became the latest state to consider its own fiduciary duty standard last year. IA Watch has obtained the 61 comments sent to the state in r...
1/10/2019 | Content area: CPO/CTA
April 1 is the deadline for you to comply with changes the National Futures Association is making to its cybersecurity rules, which the SRO announced ...
1/10/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
Where we last left the legal challenge by Alpine Securities Corp., the clearing broker was contesting a judge’s ruling that the SEC has legal authorit...
1/10/2019 | Content area: CPO/CTA
The CFTC may be temporarily closed due to the government shutdown but that isn’t stopping  President Trump from asking Congress to approve the Commiss...
1/10/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
The warning system at Cetera Advisor Networks flashed red: a highly productive rep appeared to be engaged in questionable trading.   Hundreds of elect...
1/02/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Predictions that OCIE would put out its 2019 exam priorities before 2018 ended proved true (IA Watch, Nov. 13, 2018), as did prognostications that the...
1/02/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
New rules from the SEC regarding advertising and fiduciary duty. A rougher economy and more stock market turbulence. Political upheaval. Tougher OCIE ...
1/02/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
The New Year opens like a new book, awaiting only for you to write your story. Gain some ideas for tasks to tackle in 2019 by seeing what your complia...
1/02/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
We’ve shared predictions for the regulatory year ahead (see related story). Now check out the regulatory calendar for 2019. These items becom...
1/02/2019 | Content area: Private Fund
An old car product advertisement used to sell its product by stating “pay me now, or pay me later.”   This adage could apply to Lightyear Capital ($2....
1/02/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
Gauging the talents of newly qualified reps is never easy. Now, FINRA has taken a step that may make the exercise even more daunting.   The SRO has qu...
1/02/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
If your firm is in the middle of – or scheduled to begin – an OCIE exam, the partial federal government shutdown that began Dec. 22 provides you with ...
1/02/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
However it came about that you were named the CCO of your firm, you need to know the basics of what the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 demands of you...
12/20/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
A new legal settlement – fining Barclays Bank $15 million – recounts the extraordinary steps the firm’s CEO took to try to unmask two whistleblowers. ...
12/20/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
Failures in the anti-money laundering programs of UBS Financial and UBS Securities have resulted in triple jeopardy for the firms and a total of $15 m...
12/20/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser | Private Fund
There may be 12 days of Christmas but you can count six regulations – four final rules and two proposals – newly gifted from SEC commissioners. Only o...
12/20/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
The Mayfield Heights, Ohio-based advisory firm Ancora Advisors ($4.6B in AUM) knew it had violated the SEC’s pay-to-play rule, which meant a “two-year...
12/20/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
Haena Park showed so much promise. She couldn’t speak English when she moved to the U.S. at age 13 and yet graduated as valedictorian at her high scho...
12/20/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser | Private Fund
As time ticks down to the UK’s break from the EU next March 29, great uncertainty surrounds the issue of Brexit. But if your firm is based in the U.S....
12/20/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
For the second year running, FINRA has flagged issues its examiners are finding with broker-dealers’ anti-money laundering programs. The SRO’s 2018 Re...
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