Conquering Current Compliance Challenges
June 12, 2019 | 2:00 - 2:30 PM EST
 
RECORDED WEBINARS

Conquering Current Compliance Challenges
Recorded: May 15, 2019 
 
Includes: Best Practices, Key Regulatory Issues and Compliance Tips
 
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
Those investors who use financial professionals actually expect more from a “best interest” standard than those that don’t.   This is “one striking an...
1/10/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser | Private Fund
In what may be the last SEC no-action letter released for some time due to the government shutdown, the Division of Investment Management last month g...
1/10/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Just before the government shutdown late last month, the SEC released news that it was dropping a five-year legal battle against four adviser principa...
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...
1/10/2019 | 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...
1/02/2019 | 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...
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