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The death of George Floyd has awoken the voice inside many of us that has remained silent for too long. The actions of Amy Cooper, head of insurance investment at Franklin Templeton Investments before her firing, are a symptom of the problem at hand and serve as an example of the racism and bias that continues to exist in our country and within our industry.

06.03.20
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Headwinds: 3 Ways Consultant Consolidation Creates Roadblocks for Emerging Managers

Steve Rubenstein, founder of third party marketing firm Arrow Partners, discusses the impact the consolidation of the investment consultant space has had on emerging managers.

03.04.20
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As journalists, we value transparency. We are advocates for it and we use it to tell stories,
03.04.20
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Ask Sandra: It's a New Year! How Do We Kick-Start Business Development for 2020?

Sandra Powers Murphy, author of The Road to AUM: Driving Assets Under Management through Effective Marketing and Sales, and CEO of Noble Ark Ventures, a business development and management consulting firm, provides the following 6 core elements to make 2020 your best year yet.

01.08.20
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Advertising Rule and the Cash Solicitation Rule
The SEC proposed major changes to the Advertising Rule and the Cash Solicitation Rule on Nov. 4. I
12.04.19
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SEC Proxy Voting Guidance
After years of research, OCIE exam findings and roundtable discussions, the SEC has issued guidance
12.04.19
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Examination Results for FY 2019 It’s too early for any information on the number of investment
11.06.19
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Compliant Advertising: Breaking it Down Part 3: Past Specific Recommendations
  This third article will focus on the DOs and DONTs of past specific recommendations. Just like we
11.06.19
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On Aug. 21, the SEC released, “Commission Guidance Regarding Proxy Voting Responsibilities of
09.04.19
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Risk Alert: Employee Supervision & Employing Personnel with Disciplinary Events
As part of the SEC’s focus on protecting retail investors, in 2017, they examined over 50 RIAs to
09.04.19