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3/14/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
Nearly a year after being charged by the SEC with failing to supervise a registered rep alleged to have been involved in a long-standing pump-and-dump...
8/23/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
BKS Advisors had a compliance manual that included a “Block Order Allocation” policy aimed at preventing unfair trade allocations.  But that policy di...
8/23/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
The “red flags” at Interactive Brokers were waving for over three years.  Internal audit findings, along with “multiple” internal warnings from its cl...
6/28/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
The 2011 integration of Wells Fargo and Wachovia triggered the adoption of a number of written compliance policies. One such policy prohibited Wells F...
6/14/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
Flawed compliance and surveillance procedures can trip up even the largest of firms. Merrill Pierce, Pierce, Fenner & Smith makes the case. The dual r...
5/10/2018 | Content area: Private Fund
The fallout continues from a now nearly two years’ old insider trading case involving two portfolio managers at a New York-based hedge fund adviser (P...
5/10/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
Variable annuity exchanges continue to bedevil Fifth Third Securities. The Cincinnati-based brokerage firm has been hit with its second significant FI...
4/26/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
FINRA wants to know if its rule requiring each registered rep and principal to participate in annual compliance meetings has furthered the supervision...
4/12/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
A targeted FINRA examination sweep—the first announced by the SRO for 2018—will focus on broker-dealers’ supervisory controls tied to products linked ...
4/05/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
A thirty-year tenure at a firm is rare these days and tends to gain the employee a certain amount of leeway.  But for Wedbush Securities that leeway a...
3/01/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
FINRA is looking to move on a single streamlined rule addressing the outside business activities and private securities transactions of broker-dealers...
2/22/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
FINRA is dialed in to ensuring a consistent approach to enforcement so that you know what you can expect from the SRO and then can move on shaping you...
2/15/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser | Broker-Dealer
Deutsche Bank Securities will be reimbursing certain of its commercial mortgage-backed securities customers who overpaid for CMBS after being misled a...
1/04/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
Beware legacy systems acquired in acquisitions. A legacy system from Bear Stearns Securities  employed by J.P. Morgan and replete with design flaws an...
12/07/2017 | Content area: Private Fund
Multiple compliance backstops were in place at hedge fund adviser Brahman Capital Corp. to safeguard confidential information. Despite the firm’s writ...
10/18/2017 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
Complex products bring with them special supervision, suitability and rep training obligations.  Volatility-linked exchange-traded products fit square...
9/28/2017 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
The case that spurred FINRA to launch a targeted exam sweep in September 2016 focused on unit investment trust rollovers has now been settled one year...
9/07/2017 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
As part of its stepped-up scrutiny of high-risk brokers, FINRA is preparing new guidance on what firms should be doing to exercise heightened supervis...
6/29/2017 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
There is a price to pay when you sign off on certifications that your firm is in compliance with “pre-release agreements” for American Depositary Rece...
6/15/2017 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
It was the very first priority revealed in FINRA’s exam priorities letter released at the start of the year—devoting attention to firms’ hiring and mo...


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