It's not hard to think up how a firm, any firm, could be better organized. The trick--and it's a big one--is to actually make the transition to the new organizational structure. For one thing, you have to overcome the workload inertia of just doing things the old way because "we're in a hurry, and it's easier." For another, no matter how much people want to make their firm better, major change is scary for everyone in the firm, whether they admit it or not. Even if, as was the case with Financial Management Group, it's the employees who are asking for change, making real changes is still hard. It sometimes takes years to transition into a new organization, getting people in the right jobs, finding their unique strengths, making lead advisors into managers, and all the other steps.
Access complimentary resources from Cambridge Investments to help navigate the fiduciary rule changes.
If you’re thinking of changing broker-dealers, you owe it to yourself to read this article that covers all major aspects of the transition process.
This White Paper outlines the immediate actions firms can take to correct outdated and costly supervision procedures.
Sep 27, 2016
Some broker-dealers have already decided to exit certain lines of business and are sizing up how the rule will impact their IT and compliance budgets....
Sep 20, 2016
This webcast will review the key aspects of the amendments and the steps that funds and intermediaries can take in order to comply with the...
Sep 13, 2016
Nationwide is providing a deeper look into the rule’s implications and a discussion of decisions firms will need to make in order to comply.