Compliant Advertising: Breaking it Down – Part 1:  The Foundation

Compliant Advertising: Breaking it Down – Part 1: The Foundation

29 April 2019

The topic of Advertising is one of the most challenging areas for CCOs.  The challenge begins with the SEC’s definition of “advertisement.”  It’s confusing and outdated. The way that the rule is written makes you feel like you have to run through a flow chart of questions every time you write something, meet with someone,Read More »

5 Tips to Simplify a CCO’s Heavy Workload

5 Tips to Simplify a CCO’s Heavy Workload

03 April 2019

    In all of my experience, working with CCOs as a compliance consultant, the one common sentiment they share is overwhelm.  Especially those who wear multiple hats (which is most of the CCOs I work with). If that’s you, you probably ask yourself, “How do I fit all of this in?!” In first quarter,Read More »

Advertising Risk Alert

Advertising Risk Alert

01 October 2017

An adviser’s use of marketing materials continues to be an area of high concern for the SEC, and with good reason. Marketing materials are how you showcase your firm to the world. They’re used to obtain investors, to grow the business, and find new opportunities. And you better believe the SEC is going to reviewRead More »