Using Comedy to Make Compliance Compelling with Alex Egan

Originally posted to – Creativity, Community, and Compliance is a new podcast from Smartria about the power of creativity in the financial services compliance profession. In each episode, Smartria CEO Mac Bartine and Director of Partnerships Rebekah Gucciardo discuss how creativity can be used to solve problems, create new solutions, and foster a sense of […]

Strategic Partnerships as a Business Model

Originally posted to – In a constantly shifting business landscape driven by hyper-competition and accelerating rates of change, company managements from small boutique firms to large enterprises increasingly are realizing that no firm, regardless of size, can thrive in isolation. They need to develop strategic partnerships that form an active ecosystem of aligned firms. […]

Smartria Launches Creativity, Community & Compliance Podcast

Originally posted to BusinessWire – KNOXVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Smartria, a powerful, easy-to-use cloud-based software solution designed to meet the specialized compliance management needs of investment advisors, compliance teams, operations teams, consultants and attorneys, announces a new podcast series exploring the power of creativity to solve compliance and other business problems, the important role of communities within […]

SEC Investigation Will Become Speedier

SEC investigation will become quicker, according to its chair. According to a recent Reuters report SEC head Gary Gensler wants to “cut back” on meetings during which company executives and attorneys can make a defense to SEC staff during investigations. Foot-dragging is a common defense tactic, according to the report. “The defense bar often makes […]

Meet Your End of Year Compliance Needs

The end of the year is a good time to assess the strength of your compliance program. SmartRIA’s Software as a Partnership® can help your compliance team keep tabs on the actions of your company and organize compliance to make it easy. Below are some things to keep in mind as 2022 approaches: Prior to […]