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ACI’s Calendar of Upcoming Events

In April of 2019, Elizabeth Attanasio will join a team of committee members of the NYSSCPA’s Stock Brokerage Committee in meeting with the PCAOB, FINRA and the SEC to discuss hot topics resulting from the 2018 audit year end. The purpose of this meeting will be to educate the PCAOB on challenges the FinOps and auditors face and the impact this has on the FINRA member firms, from both a cost and time perspective. We would welcome your feedback on any topics you would like us to raise on your behalf.

In May of 2019, Jay Gettenberg will be a speaker at the NYSSCPA’s Annual Broker Dealer Conference at Baruch College, where hot topics related to financial operations and auditing of small broker dealers will be discussed in a full day session. There will be a variety of presenters, including attorneys, FinOps, compliance professionals and regulators, to discuss current regulatory and collectively work to both educate and improve the industry as a collective.
> Link to register: https://cpe.nysscpa.org/product/29959


From May 15 to May 17 2019, both Jay Gettenberg and Elizabeth Attanasio will be attending the FINRA annual conference in Washington D.C. ACI attends this event every year to remain current on regulatory matters and to help all existing and future clients comply with relevant rules and regulations and implement best practices.
> Link to register: http://www.finra.org/industry/2019-finra-annual-conference


We hope you will have the opportunity to join us at these events.

As always, we pride ourselves on being actively involved for each of you and intend to represent and defend the small broker dealer community to the best of our ability.

FINRA, Broker Dealers & Advisory Accounts

http://www.investmentnews.com/article/20180108/FREE/180109944/finra-warns-brokers-about-moving-clients-from-broker-to-advisory?X-IgnoreUserAgent=1

FINRA Enforcement in 2018 by Joanna Belbey at FORBES

https://www.forbes.com/sites/joannabelbey/2017/12/30/how-financial-services-firms-should-expect-vigorous-enforcement-from-finra-in-2018/?utm_content=buffera6d0c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin&utm_campaign=buffer#1e250defd003