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Top 10 Tips for Updating your Compliance Program for 2021

As 2020 finally comes to a close, compliance officers face the unenviable job of performing their compliance program’s annual review under Advisers Act Rule 206(4)-7).  An essential element of that…

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Practical Thought Leadership – Common Myths About Finders, Solicitors, Unregistered Broker-Dealers and the “Issuer Exemption”

Hardin is pleased to share this recent contribution to the National Society of Compliance Professionals (NSCP)  Currents: Common Myths About Finders, Solicitors, Unregistered Broker-Dealers, and the “Issuer Exemption” by Partner…

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Common Myths about Finders, Solicitors, Unregistered Broker-Dealers, and the “Issuer Exemption”

In the financial services industry, whenever money changes hands, everyone involved in the process wants to get paid.  Investors understand that registered investment advisers and broker-dealers are compensated for their…

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The Rise of Slack, Teams, Hangouts, Stride and Other Instant Messaging Apps for the Remote Workforce – Are your Books and Records Practices up for the Challenge?

The ever-increasing collaboration and instant messaging platforms like Microsoft Teams and Slack have become more popular and have changed the way we interact with our co-workers.  If you are a…