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
12/06/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
Settle a case and examiners expect you to right the ship and implement promised reforms (BD Watch, Dec. 21, 2017). H. Beck is your latest peer to disc...
12/06/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Despite the comment period for the SEC’s trio of fiduciary duty-related proposals closing this past summer, the industry continues to weigh in on prop...
12/06/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
It’s been two years since the NFA released it cybersecurity rules (CPO/CTA Watch, Feb. 23, 2016). Now the SRO is amending them to, among other things,...
11/29/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser | Private Fund
Steven Zoernack’s first conviction for a financial crime came in 1999. His second followed eight years later when he pleaded guilty to ripping off inv...
11/29/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Make a note to review the accounts of senior clients every six to 12 months “to see what’s been happening,” recommended Ronald Long, the director of e...
11/29/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
Allowing customers to work with third-party investment advisers can make sense under the right circumstances. The practice can be a kind of customer s...
11/29/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
The latest final rule from the CFTC takes effect next month and makes clear that certain legacy uncleared swap deals aren’t subject to the Commission’...
11/29/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Prosecutors say James Polese “lived a very affluent life on a generous salary and bonus structure for many years” yet he “chose to cheat and use his c...
11/29/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
It’s not often that a regulator gives you an opportunity to amend a long-passed rule but that’s what the SEC is doing. In a new release, the agency li...
11/29/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Executives at the Atlanta advisory firm Timbervest vowed to fight on after a 2015 unanimous decision by SEC commissioners found they had cheated a cli...
11/29/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
The National Futures Association collected more than half a million dollars in fines in FY 2018, according to its new annual report released Nov. 20. ...
11/29/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
The commencement of OCIE’s “Cyber 3” initiative (IA Watch, March 27, 2018) is expected at any time now, but the specter of being caught in a regulator...
11/29/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
A new lawsuit filed in federal court in California seeks to have further SEC ALJ proceedings against former IA Ray Lucia dismissed, claiming the ALJ s...
11/29/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
In October, the SEC gave the industry only 30 days to comment on its long-delayed swaps rules and attracted 21 comments before the deadline closed las...
11/21/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
The goal for FY 2018 was for OCIE to examine 15% of IAs. Instead, examiners achieved examining 17% of the IA universe in the federal fiscal year that ...
11/21/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
If you have your custodian automatically deduct your clients’ fees, be sure it can adjust for breakpoint discounts and can “household” the accounts.  ...
11/21/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
It wasn’t the first time the client had asked that his adviser transfer a couple hundred thousand dollars from his account to a third party. All seeme...
11/21/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
As OCIE demonstrated recently with its cash solicitation risk alert (IA Watch, Oct. 31, 2018), advisers often fail to show they’ve done due diligence ...
11/21/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
In all honesty, if you’re an adviser with a mutual fund with more than $1 billion in assets, you should already have plans in place to comply with the...
11/21/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
The CFTC’s enforcement division either had a bad FY 2017 or a very good FY 2018.   The Commission’s annual report card on its enforcement numbers anno...
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