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Testimonial Rule and Social Media Intersect in Recent Enforcement Actions

On July 10, 2018, the SEC settled enforcement actions brought against two SEC-Registered Investment Advisers (RIAs), three Investment Adviser Representatives (IARs), and a marketing consultant, for their involvement in violating the Testimonial Rule using social media and the Internet. Rule 206(4)-1(a)(1) under the Investment Advisers Act sets forth what types of advertisements are prohibited. The […]

Manage More Clients in Less Time with This RIA Software Tool
Manage More Clients in Less Time with this RIA Software Tool

Working  as a RIA compliance consultant, you need to account for every step of the process, including new client on-boarding, compliance tasks, document storage, and employee management, to audit preparation. You’ll also encounter last-minute items that constantly get added to your checklist. If you’re not using an RIA software solution that makes your job easier, faster, […]

Tools for RIA Compliance Consultants
3 Tools for RIA Compliance Consultants

When you’re an RIA compliance consultant, chances are you’ve got more than one job title. In a small business especially, you might also serve as the company CEO, CCO, accountant, social media administrator, human resources representative, or office manager. To perform any or all of these duties well, you need easy-t0-use tools for RIA compliance […]