For investment professionals, there are a seemingly endless array of rules and regulations to consider when reviewing a client’s existing investments and considering new investments to recommend. In this month’s Risk Management Update, we take a look at a few … Read More
“Familiarity breeds contempt” It’s an old saying that proves itself relevant again and again. When looking over the headlines or through the trade publication emails that fill our inboxes, even the most casual observer can find examples of someone whose … Read More
As the world of compliance in the investment advisory and broker-dealer spaces continues to evolve and the scope of required services expands, compliance professionals in the industry are leveraging technology and third-party vendors more than ever to meet the demands … Read More
Whether you’re a seasoned compliance professional or just getting started in the industry, one of the biggest hurdles you may encounter is aligning senior management with compliance. At Core Compliance & Legal Services, Inc. (“Core Compliance”), we often hear “if … Read More
On episode 105 of the CCO Buzz podcast, Sr. Compliance Consultant Matthew Rothchild takes a look at the SEC’s Risk Alert, Observations from Broker-Dealer Examinations Related to Regulation Best Interest (“RBI”) and discuss its applicability to Investment Advisers.
When a regulator shows its hand, take it seriously—a poignant lesson that one is wise to heed. At the end of January, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) released a Risk Alert entitled ‘Observations from Broker-Dealer Examinations Related to Regulation … Read More
By: Christopher Hufty, Compliance Consultant In today’s electronically connected world, more and more exchanges are happening online, in terms of both sensitive information and currency. Be it communication through social media platforms, mobile applications, email, and text messages, or even … Read More
On March 29, 2021, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) Division of Examinations (“EXAMS”) issued a Risk Alert citing frequent shortcomings found in compliance reviews of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) reporting at broker-dealer and mutual fund firms. Find the Risk … Read More