DALLAS - Succession planning, regulatory and technological issues will be the main focus for Raymond James Financial Services over the next year, according to the unit's president, Scott Curtis.

Approximately 60% of the firm's 3,240 advisors, half of whom are over 50, have a succession plan in place, Curtis  said during his opening address at Raymond James Financial Services’ annual national conference on Monday, but there are “too many [advisors] who don’t.” He urged advisors to work with the company’s Practice Planning and Acquisitions Group, headed by Patrick Jincks. “It’s the prudent thing to do,” Curtis said.

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