Webinar Recording Available: GDPR – Are You Protecting Your Clients’ Data?

On April 10, 2018 Oyster Consulting hosted a webinar discussing the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), designed to protect the rights and data of European Union citizens, that takes effect May 25, 2018.  This regulation is applicable, regardless of who holds the data or where that data is being held. Topics discussed included: The GDPR and… READ MORE

GDPR: Impacts on American Firms without EU Clients

Confirmation that your firm does not hold any EU resident’s (“data subjects”) data is the first step in complying with the new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), effective May 25, 2018.  There will still be some decisions and changes awaiting you.  Firms without any EU residents’ data will be impacted in three main ways: deciding if the… READ MORE

SEC Form ADV Revisions – Performance Books and Records Retention

Whether it is part of your annual 206(4)-7 testing or a routine on your compliance calendar, making sure your records are in order is a basic requirement.  On August 25, 2016, the SEC adopted multiple amendments to Part 1A of Form ADV (“Form ADV”), which include amendments to the books and records rule under the… READ MORE