Fighting Cyber Fraud: Two Case Studies of Claims Against Recordkeepers

Fighting Cyber Fraud: Two Case Studies of Claims Against Recordkeepers “Did you hear? Another recordkeeper was sued for cyber fraud!” Recordkeepers have heard this line a lot lately. But around the watercooler, such stories often blur together. The details get lost, and that can make it harder for registered investment advisors to understand the risk [...]

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By | November 16th, 2022|Industry Information, RIA, Risk Management|0 Comments

Finance, Cyber Attacks and Geopolitics: The Risk to Businesses Like Yours

Finance, Cyber Attacks and Geopolitics: The Risk to Businesses Like Yours Businesses in the finance industry are facing new online risk as cyber attacks and geopolitics merge into a single threat. Cyber attacks have already been at an elevated level for several years. However, the latest geopolitical threat comes in addition to those existing risks [...]

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By | August 22nd, 2022|Industry Information, RIA, Risk Management|0 Comments

7 Easy Ways to Reduce Excessive Fee Claim Risk

7 Easy Ways to Reduce Excessive Fee Claim Risk Excessive fee claims pose a major risk to advisors. From questionable allegations to cookie-cutter ERISA lawsuits, excessive fee claims are growing, impacting more and more retirement plan fiduciaries. These sprawling class-action lawsuits can put both your professional and personal assets at risk but there are some [...]

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By | May 21st, 2021|RIA, Risk Management|0 Comments

Coverage Gaps with Some E&O Policies: An Interview With Tom Schrandt

Coverage Gaps with Some E&O Policies: An Interview With Tom Schrandt Recently Tom Schrandt, Vice President at Lockton Affinity and Producer of the Lockton Affinity Advisor business, sat down with NAPA Net the Magazine, the official magazine of the National Association of Plan Advisors, to discuss an important topic—the coverage gaps that retirement plan advisors [...]

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By | April 22nd, 2021|Insurance Information, RIA, Risk Management|0 Comments

Disclosing Disciplinary Events on Form ADV Part 3 for RIAs

Disclosing Disciplinary Events on Form ADV Part 3 for RIAs The best advisor–client relationships are built on trust and professionalism. In many ways, that professional trust is built by following the proper procedures for reporting and compliance, such as properly disclosing disciplinary events on Form ADV Part 3. Following the procedures designated by the United [...]

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By | November 2nd, 2020|Industry Information, RIA, Risk Management|0 Comments