Docupace Applauds NASAA’s Adoption of Policy on Electronic Offering Documents & Electronic Signatures

Policy Designed to Better Protect Investors & Financial Institutions is a Welcome Industry Development LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Docupace Technologies, LLC commends the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) for issuing its new Statement of Policy concerning electronic documents and electronic signatures for securities offerings. The entire “NASAA Statement of Policy Regarding Use of Electronic Offering Documents and Electronic Signatures,” which was adopted on May 8, 2017, is available at: http://nasaa.cdn.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Electronic-Offering-Documents-and-Electronic-Signatures-Statement-of-Policy.pdf...
Supporting the Entrepreneurial Advisor

Supporting the Entrepreneurial Advisor

ThinkAdvisor | 5/10/2017 | Savita Iyer-Ahrestani Docupace founder launched firm to foster ‘free flow of business ideas’ Growing up behind the Iron Curtain in Kiev, Ukraine, Michael Pinsker had always admired the spirit of entrepreneurial freedom that is a hallmark of the U.S. Twenty-six years after he emigrated here, he still believes strongly in encouraging the free flow of business ideas and enabling those ideas to come to fruition. He set up Docupace Technologies with this in mind. The company provides broker-dealers, RIAs and financial advisors with a complete technology solution to make their businesses more efficient and client friendly, but also to provide the necessary support and...
Is Your Straight-Through Processing Solution Living Up To Its Name?

Is Your Straight-Through Processing Solution Living Up To Its Name?

WealthManagement | 5/10/2017 | Michael Pinsker Efficiency is one key to maintaining good business relationships in the financial world. No one wants to wait around while your company fixes an error, which is why transactions that are “not in good order,” or NIGO, are such a pain. Addressing the underlying issues within a NIGO wastes an enormous amount of time, but straight-through processing systems enable financial advisory firms to complete and process important transactions quickly while dramatically cutting NIGO designations altogether. That said, not all straight-through processing solutions push documents straight through at all. The following are a few tips to ensure that your...
Advisors: Celebrate Earth Day by Going Paperless

Advisors: Celebrate Earth Day by Going Paperless

Iris.xyz | 4/22/2017 | Michael Pinsker In 1975—a full five years after the first Earth Day, and 15 years before Earth Day would become a global movement—an article published in BusinessWeek magazine introduced the world to the then-revolutionary concept of the “paperless office.” For businesspeople and office workers in 1975, the very idea of completely digital office processes that would eliminate the need for printing and faxing/mailing paper documents fell under the realm of science fiction. To them, this sounded like the way futuristic offices in reruns of Star Trek or The Twilight Zone would conduct business. The BusinessWeek article predicted that all office processes...
4 Ways a CISO can Secure Business & Comply with Changing Regulations

4 Ways a CISO can Secure Business & Comply with Changing Regulations

CIO Review | 4/23/2017 | John Paul Cunningham In the realm of cybersecurity, old threats continually evolve and new threats continually emerge. One of the most effective ways for companies in the financial services industry to protect themselves and their clients is to create a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) position within their organizations. In September 2016, the New York State Department of Financial Services proposed the nation’s first cybersecurity regulation to protect state financial institutions and their customers—and other states may follow. A key component of the New York State legislation is the requirement that companies create and fill a CISO role. In...

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