The question of how many resources your firm should allocate to your compliance department to fulfill its regulatory responsibilities can be a hot-button topic for investment advisory firms of all sizes. The hard, cold truth is that senior management must … Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our personal and professional lives and many businesses are adjusting to this new environment in which working from home could be the new normal for an extended period of time. Since many firms have shifted … Read More
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) staff has compiled observations from its thousands of examinations of broker-dealers, investment advisers, clearing agencies, national securities exchange, and other SEC registrants and shared some best practices for … Read More
As 2020 looms on the horizon, Chief Compliance Officers (“CCOs”) should begin laying out their compliance roadmaps for the New Year. An area of review that should undoubtedly be a part of CCOs’ 2020 planning is cybersecurity. Cybersecurity remained at … Read More
Apart from the traditional sources of information investors use to gather information about their own investment decisions, such as analyst estimates, news stories, and other indicators of market volatility, investors lately have been utilizing social sentiment tools.