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

 
BROKER-DEALER NEWS & GUIDANCE
5/16/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
In new guidance released May 6, FINRA is offering nearly 100 anti-money laundering “red flags” that broker-dealers should be watching for. Way back in...
5/10/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
Nearly a decade after the Dodd-Frank law took effect, SEC commissioners have proposed revisions to how it regulates the law’s provisions related to th...
5/09/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
Thousands of AXA Advisors retirement plan participants believed they were investing in certain bond funds that were “investment-grade.” Turns out a su...
5/09/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
For two straight years, FINRA has flagged anti-money laundering among its most concerning exam findings (BD Watch, Dec. 20, 2018). But there’s plenty ...
5/02/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
The frequency of broker-dealers being victimized by imposter websites created to commit financial fraud appears to be rising. The alarming trend—where...
5/02/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
FINRA is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to assisting broker-dealers in improving their compliance. Last year, the SRO spent $7.3 m...
5/02/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
When you are the named principal in your firm’s WSPs responsible for reviewing the suitability of your reps’ recommendations, claiming that you rely o...
4/25/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
In a bid to provide greater flexibility to broker-dealers withdrawing their registration, the SEC has approved amendments to FINRA rule 4570 affording...
4/25/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
The rules for statutory disqualification are straightforward enough. Willfully violate the securities laws or commit a felony and you’re subject to di...
4/18/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
FINRA’s recently released 2019 Annual Budget Summary calls out that the SRO’s regulatory responsibilities remain “extensive and complex” and continue ...
4/18/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
The SEC and FINRA have officially opened registration for their 2019 National Compliance Outreach Program for Broker-Dealers. The six-hour event—runni...
4/11/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
The brokerage industry certainly sees its fair share of movement of registered reps from one firm to the next and across financial services firms oper...
4/04/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
When entering into a new line of business, it’s critically important to update your P&Ps to address any attendant risks associated with the new busine...
4/04/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
How do you get socked with a $100,000 fine for violations involving less than 1% of your revenue?    The answer shows the continuing importance of non...
3/28/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
They are, in the words of one moderator at SIFMA’s annual compliance and legal conference, “the folks … who have the potential to make your life miser...
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...
3/08/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
With an April 1 deadline nearing, the window of opportunity to take advantage of FINRA’s self-reporting initiative for 529 plans is rapidly closing (B...
2/28/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
FINRA is looking to hear from broker-dealers that have had to activate their business continuity plans and whether the implementation of the BCP ultim...
2/28/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
A year after FINRA proposed an ill-fated overhaul, regulation of outside business activities and private securities transactions seems to be back with...
2/21/2019 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
FINRA is warning brokerage firms to keep an eye out for a fraudulent “phishing” e-mail scheme aimed at compliance personnel. An e-mail making the roun...
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