To many, the Bernard Madoff scandal is fast becoming a distant memory. After all, the jaw-dropping news of his arrest in December of 2008 has since been overshadowed by everything from Japan’s nuclear disaster to the near-default of the United States.

But financial advisors are continually reminded of Madoff as they deal with everything from added compliance responsibilities to increased mistrust from the public.

Here's an interactive slideshow detailing the seven most significant ways Madoff's illicit actions -- and the ensuing regulatory fallout -- are and will continue to impact financial advisors for years to come.