Oyster Consulting/NDSE Sponsor Technology Webinar

On January 31st Oyster Consulting and Network Data Security Experts, Inc. (NDSE) will co-host an invitation-only Cybersecurity Roundtable in Richmond, Virginia.  Among other items, topics discussed will include:   Cybersecurity Solutions for Businesses Cybersecurity and the Financial Services Industry VoIP Issues   Panelists: Buddy Doyle                                  Michael Pfaff                            James McKinney                                    … READ MORE

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

Recording Available: Starting Your Own RIA and Going Independent – What You Need to Know

Have you been considering whether now is the right time to open a Registered Investment Advisor (“RIA”)?  Navigating the complex regulatory requirements, making operational and technology decisions, and developing the financial analysis to know what the future holds may seem daunting. There are people willing to help you make an informed decision.  We invite you… READ MORE

Recording Available: Looking Out for the Baby Boomers: Are You Protecting Your Firm and Your Client?

The U.S. population is aging – in January 2011, thousands of Baby Boomers began turning 65 every day.   FINRA’s new rules to increase protections for vulnerable investors and to provide firms with guidelines to ensure these protections take effect February 5, 2018.  Is your firm ready to handle the issues that come with having senior clients? On… READ MORE

Starting Your Own RIA – What You Need to Know

January 24, 2018 at 3:00pm EST A recording of this webinar is now available RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On Wednesday, January 24, Oyster Consulting LLC and Hirschler-Fleischer will host an interactive webinar on the key considerations for starting a registered investment adviser (RIA).  The attendee list will be kept confidential. Getting… READ MORE

Senior and Vulnerable Adult Client Protection: A Continuing Issue for the Securities Industry and Regulators

  If you are waiting until February 5th to implement procedures to protect senior and vulnerable adults because that is when the FINRA rule is effective, you may be risking a violation of current state regulations. In June and August 2017, the North American Securities Administrators Association (“NASAA”) published findings from a review of broker-dealer… READ MORE

Webinar: A Fiduciary Rule Update – Where Are We Now?

Wondering what is happening with the DOL Fiduciary Rule? Want to know what other firms are doing?    Oyster Consulting is committed to helping the industry be prepared. Join our 45-minute webinar on November 8, 2017 as our experts discuss  these and other topics: The status of the latest DOL delay request How RIAs have… READ MORE