FINRA’s 2016 Examination Priorities and Technology
Written by Don Lee FINRA has published its Annual Examination Priorities letter for 2016. This is an annual letter for all FINRA […]
Are you effectively monitoring your trade desk?
Written by Don Lee Today Morgan Stanley agreed to pay $8.8 Million to settle charges for prearranged trading or “parking” that favored […]
KYC Red Flag Automation
Written by Don Lee Fidelity Investments was fined $500,000 by FINRA and ordered to pay $530,000 in restitution to clients for not […]
How much does your firm spend on Compliance … is it enough?
Written by Don Lee Is your firm spending enough on compliance? That has been one of the main questions over the last […]
Compliance Officers and Personal Liability Report and What Compliance Officers Can Do.
Written by Don Lee Are you a compliance officer feeling threatened with increased personal risk, you’re not alone. Thomson Reuters recently published the […]
Managing Conflicts of Interest across BD and RIAs
Written by Don Lee Many BD firms are expanding their business in the shrinking BD market to the Investment Advisory space. The […]
Are Debit Card transactions flying under your firm’s AML radar?
Debit card transactions should be included in AML programs. This added data increases the burden of review resulting in the need for automated compliance software such as FinWebTech's Catalyst Compliance Solution.
7 Simple tips for Cyber-Security for Broker Dealers and RIAs
Written by Don Lee Cyber-Security is a hot topic with the SEC and FINRA. Regulators have announced their examinations will include Cyber-Security and some […]