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STC Course Update

NASAA to Update its Exam Questions Related to IA Marketing Rules on April 1, 2022 The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) is updating the Series 63, 65, and 66 Examinations to incorporate information on a new rule regarding investment adviser marketing. Although these…

STC Exam Update – Spring 2022

Recently, there have been a few regulatory and tax law updates which could have a minor impact on several different qualification exams. Some of these updates are changes to the current law, while others are additions. STC has either already made the necessary updates…

SIE Webinar

Changes to SEC Exempt Offering Rules

Changes to SEC Exempt Offering Rules Regulation A and Regulation D In November of 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted to amend its rules in order to harmonize, simplify, and improve the exempt offering framework that it believed had become too complex.…

SIE exam for non-licensed employees

How to Develop a More Valuable Employee

Developing the skills and knowledge of financial advisors is an important function of advisory firms and financial institutions. In other businesses, clients look for these attributes as well, but when it comes to money management, clients set a higher bar for those they entrust…

Series 7 exam

Continuing Education’s Role in the Marketplace

Government and industry compliance and regulatory requirements heavily impact the financial securities industry. Along with these enforced protocols, firms are expected to conduct business using good ethical and sales practice standards. In the securities marketplace, because securities regulations are consistently in flux, continuing education…

Understanding Regulation Best Interest

SEC Rules and Interpretations for Broker-Dealer Standard of Conduct On June 5th, 2019, the SEC adopted a package of rule-makings and interpretations that are designed to enhance the quality and transparency of retail investors’ relationships with investment advisers and broker-dealers. Specifically, these actions include…

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