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Focus 1 Associates LLC is a premier provider of regulatory SEC compliance, RIA compliance services and more. We specialize in assisting registered investment advisers with their compliance needs under Rule 206(4)-7 of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
Our services are tailored to meet your specific needs and are built on a quality control process that affords complete confidence in your compliance program (for SEC compliance or otherwise), whether you are looking for consulting and guidance on industry best practices, interpretation of the rules and regulations, or a hands-on practitioner to help you develop and monitor your compliance program. With unlimited consulting and tangible tools, our team of experienced professionals is committed to delivering practical, solutions-oriented assistance, such as providing a framework and associated workflow that we help the chief compliance officer put in place to support the firm’s SEC, RIA compliance program or related efforts.

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FATCA: A Practical Perspective

Thursday, September 25

This 1-hour webinar is presented in conjunction with Hardin Compliance Consulting LLC

12pm EDT / 9am PDT

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Compliance Readiness 2014 – Part 2 – The SEC Request List in an Excel Matrix format!

Compliance Readiness 2014 – Part 2 – The SEC Request List in an Excel Matrix format!

From reading Part 1 of our “Compliance Readiness 2014” series, you now should be familiar with the various SEC exam initiatives and focus areas, and from having watched our video series on preparing for an SEC examination (in case you missed it), … Read More ›

Proxy Voting Responsibilities

Proxy Voting Responsibilities

The Division of Investment Management and the Division of Corporation Finance issued a joint Staff Legal Bulletin on June 30, 2014. The Bulletin provides guidance about investment advisers’ responsibilities in voting client proxies and retaining proxy advisory firms. It also … Read More ›