Cybersecurity: Are You Protected?

Understanding Cyber Insurance Guest Blog Post by Linda M. Vecoli CPCU RPLU and Emma Feloni   Are you concerned about the security of your data? Do you know how to better protect your business if an incident occurs? We invited the experts from Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. to shed some light on the […]

Do you have clients living in the EU? You may be subject to the GDPR.

The European Union approved the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) on April 14, 2016.  It went into effect May 25, 2018.  It is considered to be the largest overhaul of the European Union’s data privacy laws in 20 years. Who does it effect? Regardless of whether you are established inside or outside of the EU, […]

Using Client Usernames and Passwords

Custody. Most advisers don’t think about how the custody rule can be triggered by a variety of different actions they take in their business.  One such action?  Keeping and using your client’s username and password.  Many advisers keep track of this information so they can quickly and efficiently view statements and effect trades. Clients are […]