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ACA offers several engaging, dynamic educational opportunities so that you and your staff stay informed on regulatory initiatives, GIPS® standards, and GRC industry topics.

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Risk and Compliance Online Training Modules

 

Our online user-led training courses with trackable benchmarks and testing help ensure your staff are trained effectively to comply with new industry regulations such as GDPR and understand their role in protecting your firm against insider trading and cybersecurity risks.

Insider Trading Training

During the course, we'll cover:

  • How to recognize material non-public information (MNPI)
  • Common sources or situations involving MNPI
  • Practical guidance to protect your firm’s reputation

Length: 35 Min, Self-Led Training

Number of Staff: Unlimited

Who is this for? All staff

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Online Cybersecurity Awareness Training

During the course, we'll cover:

  • Examples of phishing and vishing incidents
  • Examples of malware incidents to investment advisers
  • Key protections staff should know
  • And more

Length: 30 min, Self-Led Training

Number of Staff: Unlimited

Who is this for? All staff

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GDPR Awareness Training

During the course, we'll cover:

  • An overview of GDPR;
  • Personal data and special categories of data
  • Data protection ecosystem
  • And more

Length: 15 min, Self-Led Training

Number of Staff: Unlimited

Who is this for? All staff who work with personal data

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Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

During the course, we'll cover:

  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
  • Retaliation
  • Supervisors’ Responsibilities
  • What to Do if Harassed
  • Additional Protection and Remedies
  • Sexual Harassment Case Studies

Length: 40 min, Self-Led Training

Number of Staff: Unlimited

Who is this for? This course is appropriate for all employees at any size firm within any industry. This course was designed to meet the New York State requirements and built based upon the New York State curriculum.

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GRC online training modules

ACA Webcasts

Webcast
June 9, 2020

Are You Ready for Regulation Best Interest?

The June 30, 2020 compliance date for Regulation Best Interest (“Reg BI”) and Form CRS is fast approaching. Both the SEC and FINRA have stated they will conduct examinations after the compliance date that will focus on whether a broker-dealer has made a “good faith” effort to comply with the new regulations.Will your firm be ready?
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Webcast
May 6, 2020

ACA's Spring Conference Webcast Series

In response to the impact the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is having on our clients and the financial services industry, ACA has launched our Spring 2020 Compliance and Performance Conference in a virtual format. Our Spring Conference Webcast Series is free to attend and will deliver all the insights of our in-person conference from the safety and comfort of your own home.
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Webcast
May 5, 2020

Payment Fraud in Private Markets Threats and Best Practices

Payment fraud threats have become a major concern for private markets firms, with more than 80% of financial professionals reporting incidents of attempted fraud. Global trends reflect a continued and sustained growth over the past 3 years. The tactics used by fraudsters continually evolve becoming more sophisticated and attempted attacks are becoming harder to identify resulting in increased risk of substantial financial loss.
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Webcast
April 30, 2020

Adjusting and Positioning Your Compliance Program for Success in the Age of COVID-19

Join us Thursday, April 30 at 11am ET as Carlo di Florio, Global Chief Services Officer, Jack Rader, Partner, and Leigh Emery, Senior Principal Consultant discuss what it means to operate the compliance function in the age of COVID-19 and beyond.
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Webcast
April 27, 2020

What is the "Next Normal" for Compliance? A Look at How Your Peers are Planning

Curious how you will measure up to your peers as we approach the "Next Normal" coming out of the COVID-19 social distancing restrictions? ACA has been actively talking to clients about what the "Next Normal for Compliance" will look like for compliance teams.
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Webcast
April 24, 2020

ACA Consultant's Corner: COVID-19 Concerns for Real Estate Advisers

Join us Friday, April 24 at 1 pm ET for a 30-minute virtual fireside chat webcast with ACA Compliance Group’s Colleen Marencik, Director and Ken Harman, Senior Principal Consultant as they discuss compliance challenges, concerns, and considerations for Real Estate compliance programs as they face the evolving business risks resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Webcast
April 23, 2020

2020 Performance Trends for Alternative Structures

Join ACA and PEF Services for a live discussion on emerging performance trends and the effects of the 2020 GIPS standards on alternative managers. 
On Demand
Webcast
April 22, 2020

Core Compliance Disciplines in a Remote Working World

In the current environment created by the COVID-19 pandemic, remote working (usually from home) has become the new norm. Firms and their staff must adapt to fresh challenges but not overlook core business disciplines. This free training webcast is designed to help ensure that financial services staff, regardless of their role, do not forget their core compliance responsibilities during this period.
On Demand
Webcast
April 17, 2020

Working from Home: Emerging Threats & Mitigation Strategies

Most firms have been forced to move to a work from home environment amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. However, the telecommuting environment adds specific information security elements that need to be addressed.
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ACA Training, Conferences, and Events

Training (London)
July 2, 2020

Senior Management Obligations under the SM&CR - 2 July 2020

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Training (London)
July 7, 2020

Financial Crime Prevention - 7 July 2020

Course Overview:This live and interactive course is ran virtually by on of our specialist trainers, and is specifically designed to assist Senior Management in meeting their statutory and regulatory obligations.Any failure to meet these obligations is a breach of the MLR and of the FCA/PRA Rules in “Senior Management Arrangements, Systems and Control (SYSC).
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Training (London)
July 9, 2020

Compliance Officer: The Role and Responsibilities - 9 July 2020

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Training (London)
July 28, 2020

Compliance Induction - 28 July 2020

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