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State Registered Firms – Verify Whether Annual Financial Statement Must Be Submitted to Regulator

November 15, 2023

Along with paying annual renewals via IARD system and updating your Form ADV Annual Amendment, it’s important to remember that many state securities regulators also require a state registered investment adviser firm to submit an annual financial statement and/or other documents (e.g., proof of continued coverage of a surety bond, investment advisory client agreement if material changes) directly to the state securities regulator (outside of the IARD/CRD system).

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Understanding Nebraska’s Annual Reporting Requirements for State-Registered Investment Advisers

November 14, 2023

For investment adviser firms which are state registered with Nebraska, it’s crucial to be aware that there are certain additional documents which must be submitted directly (via a ShareFile link) to the Nebraska Securities Bureau in addition to and separate from the paying the regulatory fees associated with annual renewals and filing the Form ADV Annual Amendment via the IARD (“Investment Adviser Registration Depository”) system.

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Navigating the Preliminary Renewal Statement for Investment Advisers

November 11, 2023

Understanding and Managing Your Firm’s Preliminary Renewal Statement

As we approach the end of the year, it is crucial for investment adviser firms to review their 2024 Preliminary Renewal Statements, which are now accessible through their IARD accounts. This statement is an overview of the firm’s current registration status and the associated renewal fees. Let us delve into the specifics of this renewal statement and its implications for your investment adviser firm.

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Deadline for Payment of 2024 Preliminary Renewal Statement

November 10, 2023

The Preliminary Renewal Statement for an investment adviser firm must be paid, in full, by Monday, December 11, 2023. Depending on the method of payment, it may take at least two days for a payment to post to the IARD account.  RCC recommends submitting payment to FINRA by no later than Wednesday, December 6, 2023.

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Failure to Properly Renew Registration May Result in Adverse Consequences for Investment Advisers

October 19, 2023

Investment adviser firms and investment adviser representatives must maintain active registrations and/or notice filing statuses with applicable jurisdictions/states. Unless properly renewed, all investment adviser firm and investment adviser representative licensing approvals expire December 31 each calendar year. To ensure that investment adviser firms and their investment adviser representatives are properly licensed in all necessary jurisdictions for 2024, renewal fees must be paid through the Investment Adviser Registration Depository (“IARD”) system.

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