As you've probably heard, earlier this month NASAA adopted a model rule requiring all state-registered investment advisors to "establish, implement and maintain written procedures relating to a Business Continuity and Succession Plan". Learn more about the rule in an article published online by InvestmentNews last week.
Want to learn more about the new NASAA rule and how it will affect you and your business? Register here for a webinar coming up this Thursday, April 30, at 11am EDT, titled "NASAA's New Succession Plan Rules and What They Mean for You", led by one of our strategic partners, Pinnacle Advisor Solutions.
Many advisors who say they have a succession plan may not actually have anything formal in place. With all the news surrounding business continuity and succession planning, here are some questions to consider:
With all the news surrounding business continuity and succession planning, here are some questions to consider as you create your plan:
And here are some ways you can consider preparing your business this year for a successful future sale or transition:
FocusPoint Solutions offers assistance to advisors who seek to make their businesses more profitable and efficient through the development and implementation of a customized transition plan which includes outsourcing. If you outsourced operational and administrative tasks, you could focus more on client acquisition, providing financial planning services and business planning. You would be more easily able to develop a business succession plan related to continuity planning and your personal retirement/succession planning.
If you'd like to schedule a 30-minute demo to learn more about our virtual support team, technology offering, and/or transition planning assistance, contact us at (866) 201-3034 or email@example.com. Our goal is customize a solution to address your unique needs.Click here to view FocusPoint's full brochure of services. Here are some real-life case studies involving advisors we've helped to successfully transition into a new business model, supported by our virtual team and technology. Finally, here are the starting points for service model options we offer to independent advisors. Return to e-Tips
“As a traditional ensemble firm with over 20 years in the business, we could afford to bring on our own employees, but then we’d have to find the right people, make sure they were trained and had the right systems, supervise them, manage the human aspects that come with that type of working relationship, create an investment committee, and more. Frankly, I don’t want the headaches that come with more people and systems.”
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