Navigating Risk & Regulations
Navigating Risk & Regulations

Compliance Insights

Access compliance commentary from some of the industry’s leading consulting firms and attorneys. Clients can use their Schwab Advisor Center® credentials to download full white papers.

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Keeping up with the SEC Marketing Rule

In December the SEC adopted amendments to Rule 206(4)-1, referred to as the Marketing Rule, which will have vast implications for the compliance and business practices of almost all U.S. investment advisors. 

Our latest Compliance Review examines the Marketing Rule and discusses several practical considerations for investment advisors as they plan their approach to compliance. 

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Compliance Reviews

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    An update on the world of insurance for advisors

    In the world of financial institutions, insurance serves an integral role in the foundation of an investment advisor's risk tolerance. Understanding the benefits of the key insurance policies available will empower advisors to implement best practices, inclusive of adequate insurance protections as part of their risk management program.

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    Strong controls, lower risk: How a robust compliance program can protect your firm and clients

    The risks that advisors face may continually change over time, but the fundamental requirements applicable to an investment advisor remain the same. A strong compliance program designed around operational, regulatory, and compliance risks and focused on identifying and addressing conflicts of interest will go a long way in protecting an investment advisor, whatever the environment.

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    Practical cybersecurity for advisors: Keeping up with the evolution of best practices

    Some of the most useful guidance regarding cybersecurity policies and infrastructure comes from regulators, including FINRA, the SEC, the CFTC, and the states. This information can help firms develop cybersecurity safeguards, including sound policies and procedures, the right technology, and effective testing.

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