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The SEC to Require Social Media Disclosures on Form ADV

As we all know, Registered Investment Advisors have long been required to register with the Securities and Exchange Commission using the Form ADV. But starting next year, RIAs will have to address the latest requirement added - to report their use ...

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6 Ways LA Investment Advisors Can Prevent Data Leakage

In your role as an LA Investment Advisor, you handle so many different types of sensitive data on a daily basis that it may be a struggle to keep up. Controlling the data and ensuring its security is vital, as a security breach or “data leakage” ...

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Remote Access Best Practices for LA Investment Advisors

The world of investment is always moving, growing, and changing. And many times, remote access is just the next stepping stone in the natural progression of leveraging technology in new and meaningful ways that aids you as your firm grows. It’s ...

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The Advantages LA Investment Advisors Gain By Moving To Office 365

As a busy Investment Advisor your days are no doubt filled with all sorts of portfolio management, trading, and operational activities. And being responsive and keeping up with your communications is usually on top of your productivity list.  ...

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5 Hidden Costs When Moving Your RIA To The Cloud

Cloud-based services are rising in popularity, giving Investment Advisors the opportunity to store a wealth of information (pun intended) across an expanding network and giving access to data and information whenever and wherever they choose. Such a ...

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What an LA RIA Should Look for When Outsourcing its Operations Desk

As a busy Investment Advisor in Los Angeles you’ll understand that there are often far better things to do than manage your own operations desk. Yes, managing your Portfolio Management System, reconciling custodial statements, and sending out your ...

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The Top 5 Habits Threatening Data Security for LA Investment Advisors

As a Los Angeles based Investment Advisor, your clients look to you to manage a significant portion, or even sometimes all, of their investment portfolios. At the same time, it goes without saying that they’re looking to you to take care of and ...

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3 Things All Security Audits Must Contain for LA Investment Advisors

Security audits in the investment industry should be both compulsory and commonplace, ensuring that computing practices are compliant, maintaining and regulating data is done securely, and operating with clarity. As an LA Investment Advisor, there ...

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How Dropbox Can Harm Your LA Investment Advisory Firm

Dropbox has become almost the de-facto standard in file sharing among the masses.  It’s a wonderful file sharing resource allowing friends and family members to easily share photographs, files and videos, particularly when they’re too large to be ...

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7 of the Best Online Technology Resources For LA Investment Advisors

Not only has the Internet become an increasingly popular tool for anybody looking for assistance with their finances, there are a number of quality resources for RIA specific technology content available that can help a professional Investment ...

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Three of the Latest Additions to Advent Axys that LA RIAs Should Know About

Axys’ claim to fame is helping Investment Advisors to get more done during their day.  Interestingly enough Axys, which is Advent’s leading portfolio management solution, recently introduced a number of upgrades with the intention of improving the ...

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