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April 28 – May 1, 2019 - Event

NRS Spring 2019 Compliance Conference

Come to Orlando, home of the most magical place on earth, for compliance education and peer interaction. Join NRS at our Spring 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 […]
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November 20, 2018 - Event

Compliance Programs Rules and Strategies for Managing Your Annual Review

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 procedures that are reasonably designed to detect violations and weaknesses in internal controls and compliance systems. […]
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November 15, 2018 - Event

Advisers Act Anti-Fraud Rules: Custody, Political Contributions, Solicitors and Proxy Voting Requirements

The SEC’s anti-fraud rules pursuant to Section 206 of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 lay the regulatory foundation of the adviser’s relationship with its clients.
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NRS 2018 Fall Conference
November 5 – 8, 2018 - Event

NRS Fall 2018 Compliance Conference

Come to Carlsbad, as the locals call it “The Village by the Sea”, for compliance education and peer interaction. Join NRS at our Fall 2018 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 […]
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October 18, 2018 - Event

Understanding Fiduciary Duties and a Sweep of Certain Anti-Fraud Provisions of the Advisers Act

Course Description: In 1963, the United States Supreme Court held in SEC v. Capital Gains Research Bureau, Inc., that Section 206 of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 imposes a fiduciary duty on investment advisers by operation of law. Section 206 of the Act (generally referred to as the “anti-fraud” provision) makes it unlawful for […]
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October 16, 2018 - Event

Two Persistent Compliance Challenges: Insider Trading and Advisory Contracts

Course Description: The ongoing surge of 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. […]
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October 11, 2018 - Event

Two Trading Compliance Challenges: Valuation and Trade Errors

Trade errors are inevitable. What distinguishes compliant firms is that they detect and identify them quickly, resolve them fairly and expeditiously, and minimize the likelihood of errors in the first place.
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October 4, 2018 - 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 2, 2018 - Event

Trading Compliance: Best Execution, Soft Dollars and Directed Brokerage

Course Description: As a fiduciary, an investment adviser has many obligations to the client including developing, implementing and testing policies, procedures and disclosures to ensure proper trading practices. Compliance, legal and trading experts will offer an overview of the trading process and appropriate best practices, and provide “hands-on” compliance solutions for the following mission-critical areas: […]
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September 27, 2018 - 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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