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

 
PROPRIETARY TRADING NEWS & GUIDANCE
5/16/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Similar to about 40% of advisers, the firm indicated on its Form ADV, Part 1 that it has custody. But when OCIE examiners showed up for the first time...
5/16/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Retail investors likely would never think to ask to read an adviser’s deficiency letter from the firm’s most recent OCIE exam. But institutional inves...
5/16/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
A federal appeals court May 13 dismissed an appeal by adviser Louis Navellier in an attempt to have his compliance consultant’s records deemed to be p...
5/16/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
When a client asked Michael Giokas if he could record their phone conversation, the owner/CCO of Giokas Wealth Advisors in Clarence, N.Y., had no idea...
5/16/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Wade through an academic’s mumbo jumbo and new research leans toward saying investors sold annuities benefited when broker-dealers faced a fiduciary d...
5/15/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Even though SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce supported “many” of the share class allocation settlements announced by the Commission’s Enforcement Divisi...
5/09/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
If you’re having difficulty making the case for sufficient resources for your firm’s compliance program, you may want to consider laying the latest sp...
5/09/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
When you and your staff calm down after an event that triggered the launching of your business continuity plan, know that the cyber bad guys could be ...
5/09/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Nothing like calling out a real-world example in an attempt to persuade SEC commissioners that a proposal needs to be revised.   More than one adviser...
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 ...
5/02/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
In retrospect, the liens filed against Charles Winstead provided a warning that he deserved extra attention. The former Nationwide Securities’ insuran...
5/02/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
While reports have drifted in for months that OCIE was holding up advisers’ registration applications from firms in the EU after the GDPR took effect ...
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...
4/26/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
The Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled April 23 that public pension plan members lack standing to bring their lawsuit against KKR, Blackstone Alternative...
4/25/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Scenario: Say, you’re a compliance officer who serves as the adviser’s in-house counsel and you’ve been tasked with conducting an internal investigati...
4/25/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
The near record, rising stock market has pushed some advisers over the threshold to where they are required to file Form 13F. The SEC mandates that ce...
4/25/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Wi-Fi can be so convenient – yet so risky.   OCIE’s new risk alert on Reg S-P warns of the use of “unsecure networks,” noting many firms don’t have co...
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. ...
4/18/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
The 59-year-old books and records rule may be showing its age but that’s not stopping advisers from plugging into modern means of communications for w...
4/18/2019 | Content area: Investment Adviser
It sure looks like 34-year-old Nikesh Patel won’t be going anywhere anytime soon. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in Chicago April 16 af...
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