Your business resumption plan is only good if it works, and if all your staff--even the recently added ones--are trained on what to do in the event of an emergency. One of my favorite ways to determine if your staff truly understands the business resumption plan is to run a surprise test. Not having an opportunity to "prepare" for a test lets you see who can react quickly and remember what needs to be done. Of course you wouldn't do this on a busy day, but pick a day when it is a little quieter around the office. A surprise test also best mimics a power outage, which is one of the more common events that impacts advisors.
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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.
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.