Compliance News

The Patrina Newsroom

Staying up to date with the changes and developing trends in the world of compliance is vital to reducing your exposure to risk and non-compliance. Each week our team searches for topics that are important to our regulatory environment and creates articles that will inform and educate our readers. Our intent is not to single out any businesses because of their lack of oversight, but to merely keep our readers abreast of the developing trends in regulatory compliance. Staying out of the regulators’ crosshairs is challenging and we hope the articles we share are informative and help you to strength your compliance initiatives.

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May 9, 2018

Frozen Ponzi Assets

Brrrrr! SEC shuts down $85 million Ponzi scheme and freezes assets Earlier last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) unsealed fraud charges against a Mississippi […]
May 16, 2018

NASAA Settles with LPL

LPL Financial in more than $26 million worth of trouble Early this month, the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) State Securities Regulators (NASAA) hit LPL […]
May 30, 2018

The SEC plays Whack-a-Mole

Brent Borland raised $21 million to “fund” Belize Airport, kept $6 million for self What’s the difference between financial scammers and the arcade game “Whack-a-Mole?” Not […]
June 7, 2018

A Sucker Born Every Minute?

SEC bars NY broker for $8 million investment scam Although it’s been attributed to the great showman PT Barnum, it was actually a banker named David […]
June 13, 2018

Merrill Lynch Agrees To Settle

Merrill to pay more than $15 million to settle charges What happens when you don’t exercise proper oversight, or you fail to sufficiently supervise your professionals’ […]