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Carl Ayers Carl Ayers, Publisher | 202-908-6194 | cayers@regcompliancewatch.com Carl has been the publisher of Regulatory Compliance Watch since 2008. He has won several national journalism awards, including for investigative reporting. In 2018, Ayers won two awards - a second place award for Best Spot News for a story reporting Form ADV developments ahead of the SEC (IA Watch, July 6, 2017), and a third place award for Best Investigative Reporting for a series on an adviser that initially fought SEC charges (IA Watch, July 27, 2017). He has worked at newspapers, in television news and in healthcare journalism. Carl hails from New Jersey, earned his master's degree from Northwestern University and enjoys playing guitar, working out and pursuing golf.
"This fiscal year, this division is again on track to complete approximately 3,000 examinations [of IAs], which are critical to ensuring that firms comply with ...
That’s why I agree with the ARRC that the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR), which is based on a nearly trillion-dollar market, is a preferable alternative ...
Certain MMLIS and MSI advisory clients to invest in share classes of mutual funds in the Clearing Broker’s NTF and TF Programs that resulted in ...
Korth did not have policies and procedures concerning riskless principal transactions until March 2018. The policies and procedures Korth adopted in March 2018 were not ...
Regal’s compliance manual designated Yarch with implementing Regal’s compliance program as well as monitoring and updating Regal’s Form ADV disclosures. In November 2019, Regal adopted ...
BFC’s Form ADV Part 2A brochures disclosed that advisory clients “may incur” 12b-1 fees, and that because IARs “may receive 12b-1 fees … there is ...
By causing certain advisory clients to invest in share classes of mutual funds that charged 12b-1 fees or share classes of money market funds that ...
Diastole’s Form ADV Part 2A brochure filed with the Commission, which Eden signed, disclosed that the Company was a Diastole service provider and that some ...
The syndicate desk allocated oversubscribed bonds to orders for flippers ahead of institutional customer and dealer orders. RBC failed reasonably to implement the WSPs it ...
Out of sight, out of mind, goes the old phrase. Your peers try to combat this notion by keeping their colleagues constantly thinking about compliance
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