The Custody Dilemma for Digital Assets

There are many questions that must be answered to understand the risks for broker-dealers and investment advisors who are considering a business mix that includes digital assets. Examples that hit at the core of how firms operate are custody for investment advisors and a similar topic of possession and control for broker-dealers. Unfortunately, for those… READ MORE

Cryptocurrencies Could Change Product Purchasing, Trading and Tracking

Cryptocurrency and the blockchain technology behind many of these “coins” or “tokens” have the potential to completely change the way securities are created, distributed, and traded. They also hold the potential to change how purchases are made and assets are tracked. As with any significant leap that our industry takes, opportunities must be balanced against… READ MORE

Webinar Recording Available: Now What? Next Steps in Preparing for the DOL Fiduciary Rule Change

Oyster Consulting recently presented the second in a series of five webinars addressing the Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule. During the webinar Now What? Next Steps in Preparing for the DOL Fiduciary Rule Change, Oyster Consulting experts Polly Cordle, Pete McAteer and Ami Shah shared: The financial industry’s response to the DOL Rule…so far Oyster’s… READ MORE