Tag Archive: Core


November 7, 2019 - Event

Two Persistent Compliance Challenges: Insider Trading and Advisory Contracts

Course Description: The ongoing insider trading investigations and civil and criminal enforcement actions involving Wall Street professionals is a reminder of the importance of an investment adviser having effective policies and procedures to detect and prevent the misuse of material nonpublic information. This mission-critical topic will be a focal point of the course. Section 204A […]
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November 5, 2019 - Event

Investment Adviser Codes of Ethics: The Rule Plus Implications of Gifts and Whistleblowers

Course Description: Ethics is not an option; it’s a requirement. Since the adoption of the SEC Rule on Codes of Ethics, every registered investment adviser firm must adopt codes of ethics that establish standards of conduct and address conflicts that arise from personal trading issues. Many state advisers have also adopted a code of ethics […]
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October 29, 2019 - Event

Books and Records Requirements for Investment Advisers

Course Description: For the average investment adviser, the prospect of managing the administrative and compliance aspects of the daily operations of the firm can be daunting. This pressure is further multiplied by recent regulatory trends and enforcement actions. Given these trends, advisers need to be particularly concerned about the accuracy, quality, and completeness of the […]
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October 15 – 18, 2019 - Event

NRS Fall 2019 Compliance Conference

Come to Huntington Beach, known as “Surf City USA” for compliance education and peer interaction. Join NRS at our Fall 2019 Compliance Conference where industry experts will address how investment adviser and broker-dealer firms can successfully navigate the disruptive currents of regulatory change and adapt procedures to compliance programs. attendee comments I depend upon my […]
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September 17, 2019 - Event

Investment Adviser Performance and Advertising

Investment adviser advertising continues to be one of the top problem areas identified by the SEC.
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September 12, 2019 - Event

Form ADV Part 2: Identifying and Disclosing Conflicts

Five years ago the SEC approved a new Form ADV Part 2, a “plain English” narrative approach to client disclosure, which was put into effect in 2011.
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September 10, 2019 - Event

Form ADV Part 1: Annual Updating Amendment and More

Inaccurate and/or inadequate Form ADV disclosures are consistently cited in the SEC’s and many states’ list of “Top Deficiencies.”
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September 5, 2019 - Event

Introduction to the Advisers Act: Framework; Registration, Exclusions and Exemptions; Exempt Reporting Advisers; Private Fund Advisers and More

Course Description: Understanding the intricacies and implications of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (Advisers Act) is fundamental to the core responsibilities of any investment adviser compliance professional. A section-by-section review of the Advisers Act brings renewed focus to the root source of each requirement, many of which are likely to be encountered in compliance […]
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August 8, 2019 - Event

Professional Ethics: Ethical Decision-Making for Compliance Professionals (approved for IACCP Ethics credit)

As compliance professionals, we are used to working within sets of well-defined rules and creating procedures that manage risks.
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August 7, 2019 - Event

Compliance Programs Rules and Strategies for Managing Your Annual Review

This is an in-person course being taught as part of the Boston Investment Adviser Compliance Symposium. Course Description: Compliance professionals must be ever mindful of the ongoing mandates embodied in Rule 206(4)-7 under the Investment Advisers Act and Rule 38a-1 under the Investment Company Act to maintain, review, test and modify written compliance policies and […]
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