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Altered Records, Lack Of Procedures Yields Sanctions
Posted on 18 Nov 2010 by Thomas O. Gorman

Altering compliance records prior to their production for an examination and inadequate procedures to control the flow of nonpublic information became the predicate for sanctions against a broker dealer, an investment adviser and the chief compliance... Read More

Another CCO in Trouble
Posted on 18 Nov 2010 by Doug Cornelius

With failure, comes learning. As a compliance officer, disciplinary actions against other compliance officers can be a road map showing me what not to do. Recently, the SEC charged affiliated firms and their former chief compliance officer with failing... Read More

Be the Mayor, not the Sheriff
Posted on 11 Aug 2010 by Doug Cornelius

Are you getting in the way or helping to move your organization forward? Inevitably, compliance professional will need to step in and stop an activity or start a discipline process for someone who broke the rules. That does not have to be the primary... Read More