Essential Checklist for Employee Contracts and Onboarding

Establishing the talent to manage the steady increase of clients and employee turnover from COVID-related changes has created a trending issue for any industry. But the demand of the job market often underscores the value of a comprehensive employee contract … Read More

Why Intellectual Property is Important and What it Means for Your Business

Among the more frequently overlooked aspects of running a business is the importance of proactive steps to legally protect your products, services, and unique ideas. Advisors are justifiably preoccupied with clients and employees but safeguarding your firm’s intellectual property (IP) … Read More

Additional Document Production: Key Elements to the Secondary Request

One common misconception about responding to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC’s”) initial request for documents as part of an examination or routine sweep is that the document production phase has ended. On occasion, it has basically just begun. … Read More

Do’s and Don’ts of Document Production For the SEC

Although not comprehensive, the team at Jacko Law Group, PC (“JLG”) believe the following list provides a great starting point for firms on what to do and what not to do during document production for review by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC’s) Division of Examinations.… Read More

Tips on How to Produce the Right Document for an Examination

Firms registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), should regularly ask themselves when – not if – they will be examined. With that in mind, the team at Jacko Law Group, PC (“JLG”) has a few best practices on how to prepare for the SEC’s inevitable request for document production.… Read More

Important Considerations for Your Initial Examination Document Request

In a perfect world, your preparation for a regulatory exam would begin no later than the first day your firm is open for business. Every adviser registered under Section 203 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the ’40 Act) is required to make and keep accurate books and records relating to its investment advisory business.

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