State-registered Investment Advisers Lack Protections for Financial Abuse of Elderly

Recently released results from a sweep exam show that state-registered investment advisers must do more to prevent and address financial abuse of elderly investors, regulators say. “The results of this multi-state coordinated initiative show that investment advisers must make improvements in recognizing and reporting cases of suspected abuse,” said Lisa A. Hopkins, NASAA President and West Virginia Senior Deputy Commissioner of Securities, in announcing its findings of deficiencies in policies to protect seniors and vulnerable […]

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NASAA Pushes for More Protection for Senior Investors

The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) urges legislators to enact more laws and take more steps to increase protection for senior investors. NASAA reiterates its ongoing concerns about the potential financial exploitation of seniors and vulnerable adults while also recommending additional protections in a recently released legislative commentary on NASAA’s Senior Model Act. “Through this legislative commentary, we hope to encourage states to continue to adopt report and hold laws based on the Model […]

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RegEd Launches Real-time ‘Clear to Sell’ for Agents

RegEd CLEARXchangeSM enables real-time validation of contracting, licensure, education/training, appointment and registration for an instant “clear to sell.” RALEIGH, N.C., September 17, 2021 — Agents can place compliant business faster with the newly released RegEd CLEARXchange, the financial services industry’s most comprehensive Clear to SellSM solution for eliminating “not in good order” (NIGO) transactions and improving agent and adviser satisfaction. RegEd CLEARXchange offers a frictionless path to placing business and paying commissions compliantly by automatically […]

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RegEd to Participate in 2021 SILA National Education Conference

Thought leaders from RegEd will participate at the upcoming 2021 SILA National Education Conference, which will be held in Philadelphia on September 19-22. RegEd is also a Diamond Level sponsor of the annual event. Attendees at the in-person conference will use their collective ideas, voices, and energies to work “Together Towards Tomorrow” to address insurance licensing and securities registration challenges. The conference agenda includes dozens of sessions around tracks for Surplus, Securities, LHPCV, Adjusters, and […]

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