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- The Few and the Proud: Chief Compliance Officers CCOs make significant contributions to success of an RIA, designing and implementing compliance programs that prevent, detect and correct securities law violations. When major compliance problems occur at firms, CCOs will likely receive regulatory consequences.
- Conducting Due Diligence of Sub-Advisors and Third-Party Advisors Engaging in due-diligence of sub-advisors isnt just a recommended best practice it is part of the fiduciary obligation to a client. An RIA should be extremely reluctant to enter a relationship with a sub-advisor who claims the firms strategy is proprietary.
The joint committee will focus on retail investor perspectives and the role exchange-traded funds (ETFs) may have played in the so-called "flash crash" on May 6. The meeting, which will be open to the public, will be held at the CFTC headquarters in Washington and will also be webcast on the CFTC's website.
Michael Mendelson, Principal, AQR Capital Management;
Noel Archard, Head of U.S. Products, Blackrock;
Charles Rotblut, Vice President and Editor, American Association of Individual Investors;
Chris Nagy, Managing Director, Order Routing Sales and Strategy, TD Ameritrade;
Kevin Cronin, Director of Global Equity Trading at Invesco; and
Pamela J. Craig, Chief Financial Officer, Accenture.