Tag Archives: Senior Investors

SIFMA Senior Investor Protection Regional Workshop

On May 2, SIFMA invites you for their second Regional Senior Investor Protection Workshop in Philadelphia, PA. Following the success of their first event last fall, this interactive program provides attendees with the opportunity to take a deeper-dive into the causes of cognitive decline, learn how to identify decline and exploitation, and learn practical ways … Continue reading SIFMA Senior Investor Protection Regional Workshop

FINRA Proposes New Rules to Protect Seniors

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has proposed new rules to address the financial exploitation of seniors and other vulnerable adults to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  As set forth in in FINRA rule release (SR-FINRA 2016-039), FINRA is proposing rule amendments that would require firms to make reasonable efforts to obtain the name … Continue reading FINRA Proposes New Rules to Protect Seniors

FINRA Board Approves Rulemaking Item to Protect Seniors

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced that its Board of Governors approved a rulemaking item to help firms better protect seniors and other vulnerable adults from financial exploitation. The proposal would allow a firm to place a temporary hold on a disbursement of funds or securities and notify a customer’s trusted contact when the … Continue reading FINRA Board Approves Rulemaking Item to Protect Seniors

Webinar: Seven Safety Measures When Working with Senior Investors

As regulators continue to narrow in on protecting senior investors, broker-dealers, now more than ever, need to focus on how their compliance programs are set-up to cater to today’s ‘graying’ American population. As many firms are quickly beginning to realize, failing to implement such safeguards can lead to serious issues regarding suitability and disclosure.

This webinar will discuss the unique needs of senior investors, steps your firm should take when working with this growing demographic, and the serious implications of FINRA and the SEC’s recent influx of disciplinary actions and investor alerts. Please join the discussion July 30 at 1pm.