Join us October 24 – 26, 2018 at the The Hyatt – Bellevue in Philadelphia for our annual compliance conference.
GVA’s Compliance Conference (Philly Forum) date is set!
Please join us as we attend The Kyle Ambrogi Beef and Beer, which will be held on March 24, 2018 from 7:00PM to 11:00PM at the Great American Pub in Conshohocken, PA. Tickets may be purchased online, or at the door. We hope to see you there!
For the past two years we have had great success with our compliance conference in Philadelphia. However, we feel it’s time for a change, and will host this years event October 11 – 13, 2017 at LPL Financial’s new headquarters in Fort Mill, SC!
We will send out more information in the coming months, but make sure to mark your calendars.
Here’s what you can expect
For qualifying advisors, this years trip will include:
• Complimentary hotel reservations for two nights at the Fort Mill Courtyard Marriott
• Complimentary round trip airline tickets (Charlotte, NC)
• A strong itinerary with industry leaders and networking opportunities
Additional information to follow!
GVA will host a quarterly compliance call for their advisors to discuss updates regarding the following topics:
Employer Sponsored ERISA Plans
3(21) vs. 3(38) fiduciary
Financial planning for plan participants
Ongoing fee for service: defining the ongoing service
Some DOL considerations for LPL
Standardized Compensation: LPL is working toward level compensation within each product category offered
Direct business: policy change delayed until January 1, 2018
‘Department of Labor’ tab in the Resource Center for more information
OCIE Share Class Initiative
Selecting share classes in advisory accounts
GVA expectations for advisors using higher fee shares
Client Engagement Agreement
Additions to the CEA are underway
What you should be able to demonstrate for each advisory account:
• Specific objectives
• Investment Strategy
• Rebalancing procedures
• Monitoring of performance (including the use of benchmarks)
– Annual client meeting requirement
– Meeting notes
For more information, or to sign up, please contact Cheryl deRosa, email@example.com.
Great Valley Advisor Group (GVA) will hold an Advisor Appreciation Event on May 10th for a business person special at Citizens Bank Park to watch the Philadelphia Phillies take on the Seattle Mariners. This is a 1:05 PM game, and is open to all advisors of GVA to join. The suite opens an hour before game time for those who will get down early.
Please join the GVA team, along with a Sr. Support Partner of LPL Financial on March 21, 2017 for a ClientWorks Overview and Best Practices session.
This overview is specific to the GVA community, and will be extremely helpful for advisors and assistants who would like to familiarize themselves with the new platform.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
We’re excited to invite you to the Great Valley Advisor Group Midwest Forum on May 18th! This will be a one-day event in St. Paul, Minnesota. We’ll start the event at the Hyatt Hotel Downtown St Paul with some informative presentations and roundtable discussions.
Afterwards we’ll be going to the Securian Club Level at the St Paul Saints game to relax and have some fun! Contact MDOLEZAL@GREATVALLEYADVISORS.COM for further information and details.
GVA had a great time at our first annual -Midwest Summer Forum at Surly Brewery! Thank you to everyone who attended, as well as Surly Brewery for making it a great day!
Don’t Miss Out!
Great Valley Advisor Group is happy to host their annual conference this upcoming April to all our current advisors. This two day event will provide an update on the current GVA business model, compliance and technology updates, and industry speakers who will answer all your questions on how to best serve your clients.
April 20 – Meet & Greet
Hotel Sofitel Philadelphia
Other Topics to Include
An annual review of industry & LPL Financial updates, new changes at GVA, and more.
Financial advisors technology is constantly changing. Are you prepared?
With Special Guest
John J. Canally Jr., CFA
Chief Economic Strategist
April 23 – 24, 2015
Lincoln Financial Field & The Union League of Philadelphia