RIA Compliance Consultants has released a new WSP/CoE section update, IAR CE. This is a sample investment adviser compliance manual section related to the investment adviser representative continuing education (“IAR CE”) requirements of certain state securities regulators.
December 27, 2021
On December 7, 2021, the Maryland Securities Division announced its new investment adviser representative continuing education requirement, joining Mississippi and Vermont to now require investment adviser representatives to complete investment adviser representative continuing education (“IAR CE”). Closely tracking the NASAA’s Model IAR CE Rule and effective for the 2022 calendar year, investment adviser representatives who are registered in Maryland must now complete twelve credit hours of IAR CE on an annual basis. Of those twelve credit hours, six must be completed in “Products and Practices” and six in “Ethics and Professional Responsibilities,” with at least three focusing specifically on ethics.
November 03, 2021
The Maryland Division of Securities is proposing to require all investment adviser representatives (“IARs”) registered in Maryland to complete continuing education (“CE”).