Regulatory Exam Support

Regulatory Exam SupportWhen the SEC or FINRA comes to your office to conduct a routine or “for case” examination, our trained consultants are available to help your firm prepare for and assist with your examination. Firms generally receive a 4-6 week lead time to begin producing documentation for an audit. If you think you may be subject to an upcoming audit or if you have already been notified that you will be receiving an audit from FINRA or the SEC, contact us immediately if you would like help preparing for their arrival. Oyster can:

  • Review existing documentation such as reports and Written Supervisory Procedures
  • Assist your firm to get caught up on projects that are behind schedule
  • Help produce documentation
  • Help you firm prepare for examination
  • Potentially remediate any preliminary findings while examiners are on site
  • Facilitate conversations with examiners

You can learn more about how you can be better prepared for regulatory exams by listening to these episodes of our Oyster Stew podcast:

The Oyster Difference

Our consultants have in-depth experience with regulators, and will sit in the room with you as you have open discussions with examiners. Understanding how the regulators use information and simply learning the best way to interact with a regulator can be a vital skill. With consultants located throughout the United States, Oyster may be a cost-effective way for firms to get the help they need without having to use key personnel who need to be focusing on other tasks.