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Reg BI and Form CRS (Webcast)

Compliance Round-Up: City Bar Series on COVID-19’s Impact on Ethics and Compliance
Reg BI and Form CRS: Good Faith Implementation and Compliance Considerations
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Program Fee:

$199 for Members | $299 for Nonmembers
In-House Counsel: Free for Members | $249 for Nonmembers
Members who are Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in any state or country 2018-2020), Judges, or attorneys that practice within the Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors attend this program for free.

CLE Credit:
New York: 3.0 Professional Practice
New Jersey: 3.0 General
California: 3.0 General
Pennsylvania: 2.5 General
Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

This program provides transitional/non-transitional credit to all attorneys

On June 5, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) published a series of rulemakings and interpretations. The package included Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI), the new standard of conduct for broker-dealers serving retail customers, and the Form CRS Relationship Summary (Form CRS), a new form that brokers and advisers must provide to investors.

This program will provide an overview of each rule, implementation considerations, and best practices on Reg BI and Form CRS, which required compliance by June 30, 2020. The program will also cover related efforts by states on regulating recommendations to customers.

We hope the program will be useful for any practitioner responsible for providing legal or compliance advice to broker-dealers or investment advisers. An inventory of reference materials will also be made available to supplement the discussion on the new standards. Each panel will cover key aspects of the designated topic examining with details provided below:
  • Highlights of the relevant rule
  • Special considerations and challenges
  • Best practices for compliance
(Note: The package also included two interpretations under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, which will not be covered by this program.)

Click Here to View Program Agenda & Faculty

Program Chair & Moderator:
Patty P. Tehrani,
Bloomberg Law Analyst

*Note: The program chair would like to acknowledge the valuable assistance of Karen McDonald, member of the Compliance Committee.

Sponsoring Association Committee:
Compliance, Patrick T. Campbell, Chair
Futures & Derivatives Regulation, Gary Edward Kalbaugh, Chair

New York City Bar 42 West 44th St New York, NY 10036

Wednesday, 28 October 2020


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