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Crypto Crackdown

TSSB Crack Down on Crypto
August 9 2018
Investment Adviser Fined for Insufficient Conflict of Interest Disclosures Submitted by: Scotty Franks, Senior Compliance Consultant, Red Oak Compliance Solutions The Securities and Exchange Commission (“Commission”) fined deVere USA, Inc. (‘DVU”) $8 million for failure to stay in compliance with SEC Rules [...] Read more
August 7 2018
Crypto Crackdown   Submitted by: Joshua Kelly, Compliance Consultant, Red Oak Compliance Solutions In recent months, the Texas State Securities Board (TSSB) has taken a hardline stance against the blockchain-based online transaction systems known as cryptocurrencies. [...] Read more
July 26 2018
Simplifying Compliance for Investment Advisors – An Interview with Cathy Vasilev, Senior Vice President, Red Oak Compliance Solutions By Matthew Edward Regulations present wealth managers, stockbrokers, and other financial professionals with a complex minefield of rules to maneuver through if they want to properly serve investors. Fortunately, regulatory requirements can be [...] Read more
Resources A common complaint from individuals working in the financial services industry is the lack of resources and guidance from the regulatory industry. To most it feels like the regulators do nothing but impose [...] Read more
FINRA Set to Enhance Public Records Review Beginning July 9th, FINRA will be launching an enhanced disclosure review process for public financial records of individuals seeking registration with a brokerage firm. This review will be performed with 15 calendar days [...] Read more