Broker Dealers

Transparency continued – The SEC clarifies its examination selection process for broker-dealers

The SEC’s Division of Examinations released a Risk Alert defining the elements it weighs when selecting broker-dealers as examination candidates, illuminating how firms can prepare and refine their compliance efforts.

Regulatory Wrap Episode 32: Global Relay’s 2024 Industry Insights Report Findings

In Regulatory Wrap for the week to June 14, Jennie Clarke highlights core findings from our recently released Industry Insights report.

Regulatory recordkeeping enforcement roundup: A storybook retelling

Follow the complete regulatory recordkeeping tale from initial enforcement action to present day and obtain insights analyzing the statistics.

Regulatory Wrap Episode 31: The SEC’s Five Principles of Effective Cooperation

In Regulatory Wrap for the week to June 7, Rob Mason covers the SEC’s continued pursuit of regulatory transparency with its “five principles of effective cooperation” relating to investigations.

Stop, cooperate, and listen – The five principles of cooperating with SEC investigations

Gurbir Grewal, the Director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, has laid out five principles firms should adhere to in order to effectively work with investigations – and secure better outcomes.

Global Relay Industry Insights: Compliant Communications 2024

Global Relay has compiled and analyzed industry responses to regulatory action to lift the lid on how compliance, risk, and surveillance executives are managing business communication, and their attitudes to emerging risk, from AI to social media.

Social surveillance: The importance of comms capture for social media compliance

In addition to capturing communications channels like email, IM, and SMS, compliance teams must realize the importance of capturing data from social media platforms. To effectively manage widely used applications, firms should consider social surveillance and strategies to curb risks.

Regulatory Wrap Episode 30: The FCA’s Operational Resilience Insights

In Regulatory Wrap for the week to May 31, Jennie Clarke discusses the theme of operational resilience, specifically reviewing the focal points the FCA highlighted in its operational resilience insights.

The Source Podcast: Getting into scrapes – Why you can’t scrape by on compliance

In our second episode we're joined by Vince Dimase, Global Director of Customer Strategy, LSEG, as we dive into why scraping is never the solution. While some providers believe scraping is ‘good enough’ when capturing communications, when it comes to compliance firms run the risk of not having the full data picture. We review why native connections and capture-from-source will keep organizations out of regulatory scrapes.

FCA’s Operational Observations: are firms prepared for operational resilience deadline?

The Financial Conduct Authority has published its observations on how firms are preparing for new operational resilience rules coming into force in 2025, which acts as a guide of focus areas for firms.

Keeping watch – Key learnings from the FCA’s Market Watch

The U.K. regulator’s Market Watch newsletter provides insight into areas of focus, investigatory findings, and potential upcoming enforcement priorities, and is a must-read for firms looking to stay on the right side of regulation.