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FORM ADV NEWS & GUIDANCE
5/02/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Five years on and more than $700,000 in, Mark Robare isn’t sorry he fought the SEC over charges of negligent Form ADV disclosures following the mixed ...
5/01/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Both sides in The Robare Group v. SEC case could claim a partial victory after the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. April 30 issued its rulin...
4/18/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Today’s advisers play in a whole different media landscape than their predecessors.   Take Blackrock Financial Management ($833B in AUM) in New York. ...
4/11/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
The dual registrant that we featured in a story earlier this year that looked at whether a disciplinary event should be considered a material change t...
4/04/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
With Form ADV update season over for most advisers, take a look at what the 10 largest firms reported as material changes.   1. Vanguard ($4.8T in AUM...
3/14/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Gooder can clearly do better. Grenville Gooder, Jr., a 55-year securities industry veteran, and his SEC-registered advisory firm Ascension Asset Manag...
3/08/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Promises of a high level of service at a low cost are always enticing but sometimes those promises prove empty. Such was the case for many clients of ...
2/21/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
A more complete look – at a year’s worth of Form ADV data – paints a clearer picture of the advisory industry. For instance, in sheer dollars managed,...
2/21/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
One peek at the calendar tells you the clock is ticking down to March 31, this year’s deadline for most advisers to update their Form ADV. Any shortcu...
2/07/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Open up Aegis Capital’s ($507M in AUM) latest Form ADV brochure and you’ll read this very intriguing nugget under material changes: The Firm has been ...
1/24/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
After two years, The Robare Group ($177M in AUM) finally argued its Form ADV disclosure enforcement case before appellate judges Jan. 23 (IA Watch, No...
1/17/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
There’s RAUM and AUM and now, at the risk of drowning in acronym soup, AUA. They all add up to ways to measure the size of your advisory business.   S...
11/15/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Legal briefs have been filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington in The Robare Group v. SEC, the latest installment in a four-year legal batt...
8/23/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Cross trading practices inconsistent with its compliance P&Ps, regulatory compliance manual and Forms ADV have yielded SEC charges against a New York-...
8/23/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
The expectation from brochures provided to clients and Forms ADV filed with the SEC was that Merrill Lynch would use “disclosed investment quality sta...
8/16/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
May you never have to answer this question: Must we disclose a disciplinary event in our Form ADV brochure and distribute the document to our clients?...
8/02/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
An SEC official recently said at an IA Watch conference that he was looking forward to using new Form ADV data to better target firms to examine.   Th...
5/31/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Bluestone Capital Management ($3.1B in AUM) in Wayne, Pa., reported in its latest Form ADV filing that its CCO gets paid by other sources. A closer lo...
5/03/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Only a small percentage of CCOs are compensated or employed by a firm different from the RIA they work at, according to new Form ADV data obtained by ...
5/03/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
While The Robare Group’s enforcement case remains unresolved, the SEC isn’t giving up on the contention that the use of the word ‘may’ in describing t...
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