Managing Partner Michelle L. Jacko‘s article, “Legal and Regulatory Considerations for Going Independent,” has been published as an industry white paper in conjunction with Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.… Read More
Attorney Jeremiah Baba Pagano was quoted in a Barron’s Adviser blog post titled “6 Missteps that Trip Up Brokers Who Leave Big Wall Street Firms,” on August 17, 2022. Within the post, Jeremiah explains how tax implications are often an afterthought … Read More
Mergers and acquisitions are becoming increasingly commonplace as a result of strategic transition planning. Each of these scenarios has a series of regulatory compliance considerations the business must face, whether on the breakaway path or on the merger and acquisition side.… Read More
Among the most notable workplace trends in recent years has been the growing number of financial advisors seeking to breakaway and transition their careers. To many, the allure of joining a registered investment advisory (RIA) firm or launching a new RIA is the desire for greater independence and increased compensation.
Jacko Law Group, PC (“JLG”) continues to see a high volume of financial advisors transitioning from one broker-dealer or registered investment advisory firm to another. When advisors change firms in the heavily-regulated financial industry, they and the firms they are joining must understand federal and state laws, as well as contractual limitations and how those considerations will factor in to the transition process.… Read More
In recent years, there has been a considerable increase in the number of financial advisors who are looking to break-away and transition to careers with registered investment advisory firms (“RIAs”) or even launching their own RIA seeking more independence, control, growth opportunities, and increased compensation.