Alec Cheung


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How Technology Helps CCOs Manage RIA Compliance

Apr 13, 2021 7:30:00 AM / by Alec Cheung posted in Compliance Technology, Technology

Think back to when you were a kid. You could take the time to learn new skills. Responsibilities were minimal. Everything seemed possible. Now, time is a valuable commodity. Responsibilities compound. And it often feels impossible to keep up with everything you need to do. For chief compliance officers (CCOs), busy schedules and paperwork pileups can be debilitating. These pitfalls can easily erode the hard work you consistently put into your business.

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Crunch time: 10 Tips to Completing Your Form CRS

Jun 11, 2020 1:30:00 PM / by Alec Cheung posted in SEC, Compliance, Policies, Form CRS

With every new regulatory policy or form, the first time implementing it is always challenging. There are no models to follow or examples to guide you. Fortunately for our readers, we’ve cleared away some of the high brush to give you a clearer path.

Joot’s compliance experts have completed nearly two dozen Form CRSs for our clients. Based on that experience, here are 10 things to keep in mind.

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The True Cost of Regulatory Non-Compliance

May 14, 2020 4:30:00 PM / by Alec Cheung posted in SEC, Compliance, Regulations, RIA

What is the cost of non-compliance? How much should an RIA spend on compliance? Are these compliance tools and services worth it? The answers to these questions become clearer when we look at both the direct and indirect impact of examination and enforcement actions taken by the SEC.

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CCO Tech Announces Release of Document Manager

Mar 19, 2019 12:47:19 PM / by Alec Cheung posted in Technology, Document Manager

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Cincinnati, OH (March 19, 2019) - CCO Tech announces the release of its Document Manager, the third module of an integrated web-based compliance system for small- and mid-sized registered investment advisers (RIAs). Document Manager integrates with CCO Tech’s SEC Filing Manager and Compliance Calendar to form a comprehensive solution that helps RIAs manage their compliance processes and documentation.

Many Chief Compliance Officers (CCOs) at small- to mid-sized RIAs rely on manual processes or outdated tools to complete their regulatory filings. CCO Tech was founded to simplify, automate, and ultimately enhance the CCO’s ability to properly and cost-effectively manage the compliance process and reduce regulatory risk.

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CCO Tech Launches Integrated Compliance Calendar

Jan 16, 2019 9:35:08 AM / by Alec Cheung posted in Compliance, Compliance Technology, CCO Technology, Technology, Compliance Calendar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CCO Tech announces the release of its Compliance Calendar, the second module of an integrated web-based compliance system for small- and mid-sized registered investment advisers (RIAs). The Compliance Calendar allows RIAs to schedule their compliance tasks and receive notices and reminders of important dates. The application integrates directly with CCO Tech’s SEC Filing Manager and creates calendar entries based on important data points in an adviser’s Form ADV. Additional modules are expected in February and March to create a comprehensive compliance system.

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