What are advisors thinking about most when it comes to compliance?
Among RIA compliance professionals, cybersecurity remains a leading area of concern -- and more firms are rethinking how they protect their data. Nearly 88% of respondents name issues around security, privacy and identity theft as the "hottest" compliance topics for 2015, up from 75% last year, according to a new study from the Investment Adviser Association, ACA Compliance Group and asset manager OMAM.
While regulators at the SEC and FINRA have been taking a close look at how firms are protecting their information systems and sensitive client data, cybersecurity is just one of a host of compliance challenges advisors are juggling.
Here's a closer look at how advisors are thinking about cybersecurity and other key compliance issues. Page through for highlights from the survey, or click here
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