RegEd to Welcome Regulators and Notable Compliance and Operations Experts to its Annual Client Conference in Charleston, SC

RegEd to Welcome Regulators and Notable Compliance and Operations Experts to its Annual Client Conference in Charleston, SC

Compliance, licensing and registration, and operations professionals from the financial services industry will gather at the fifth annual RegEd Compliance Alliance (RCA) conference to share best practices, build critical knowledge across a range of topics, and interact with regulators and industry experts. The event will be held April 18-20 in Charleston, SC, and will be hosted by RegEd, a leading provider of compliance, education, and licensing and registration solutions to banks, broker-dealers, insurance companies and other financial services firms.

The conference includes substantive sessions, panel discussions and expert presentations on topics ranging from FINRA and SEC Enforcement Trends to Creating a Comprehensive Conflicts of Interest Program, and will open with a keynote by David Chaves, Supervisory Special Agent, FBI Securities. Mr. Chaves is a senior FBI Agent assigned to the New York division and has served as the securities fraud program manager for many of the most prominent securities cases prosecuted over the last decade. He is widely acknowledged as the chief strategist in handling complex white-collar investigations and for identifying corruption in the hedge fund industry. Mr. Chaves will speak on the topic of cybersecurity, which the FBI has identified as a top criminal priority, and offer expert insight into issues of cybersecurity resources, compliance, risk analysis, policies, procedures, pitfalls, response plans and best practices to help protect against cyber intrusions.

Other notable contributors to the conference program include:

  • Mitch Avnet, Founder and Managing Partner, Compliance Risk Concepts, LLC
  • Francois Cooke, Managing Director, ACA Compliance Group
  • Susan Light, Senior Vice President, Department of Enforcement, FINRA
  • Linda Riefberg, Special Counsel, Partner, Cozen O'Connor
  • Brian Rubin, Partner, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • Karen Stakem Hornig, Executive Director, NIPR
  • Other representatives from NIPR, FINRA and the NAIC

Stephanie Buchanan, RegEd Chief Client Officer, commented, “RCA 2016 represents a phenomenal opportunity for RegEd clients to engage with regulators, industry thought leaders, RegEd experts and their colleagues on the critical issues and challenges they face as a result of an increasingly demanding business and regulatory environment.”

For more details about the RegEd Compliance Alliance (RCA) conference or information on RegEd's compliance management, licensing and registration, and product education solutions, visit

About RegEd 

RegEd is a leading provider of compliance technology solutions with relationships with more than 400 enterprise clients, including 80% of the top 25 broker-dealers and top 25 insurance companies. Established in 1994 by former regulators, the company is a recognized industry authority and has created the standard of excellence for rule-based and content-driven compliance automation for insurance companies, investment advisors and broker-dealers.  RegEd solutions drive new levels of operational efficiency and enable firms to cost-effectively comply with regulations and mitigate risk. 

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