This Senior/Vulnerable Clients – Client Authorization to Communicate with Trusted Emergency Contact sample form helps investment advisers document a client’s authorization for the investment adviser to communicate with a senior or vulnerable client’s trusted emergency contact(s).
This sample form has been amended to reflect updates in federal law under the Senior Safe Act. It explains why this authorization is important, specifically lists the various reasons for contacting a trusted emergency contact including possible financial exploitation and diminished mental capacity, and warns the senior or vulnerable client of the risks of not naming a trusted emergency contact. This sample authorization is intended to give an investment adviser a method for reporting suspected elder abuse to a trusted family member, friend or other professional without violating privacy obligations.
Included with Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum Packages. Last updated June 14, 2021.
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