Business Information Group, Inc. (BIG) is a member of the Vertical Screen, Inc. family of applicant screening companies, founded in 1989. BIG has built its reputation as one of the nation’s leading providers of applicant screening services through well thought-out implementations, flawless execution and focused customer service and education. BIG specializes in customized applicant screening services, including background checks, occupational health screening, and DOT compliance services, for the financial services industry.
With over 40 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry. From operating facilities, data centers and offices in 15 countries, DTCC, through its subsidiaries, automates, centralizes, and standardizes the post-trade processing of financial transactions, mitigating risk, increasing transparency and driving efficiency for thousands of broker/dealers, custodian banks and asset managers worldwide. User owned and industry governed, the firm simplifies the complexities of clearing, settlement, asset servicing, data management and information services across asset classes, bringing increased security and soundness to the financial markets. In 2013, DTCC’s subsidiaries processed securities transactions valued at approximately US$1.6 quadrillion. Its depository provides custody and asset servicing for securities issues from 139 countries and territories valued at US$43 trillion. DTCC’s global trade repository processes tens of millions of submissions per week.
The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) is the leading association for the retirement income industry. IRI proudly leads a national consumer coalition of more than 20 organizations, and is the only association that represents the entire supply chain of insured retirement strategies. IRI members are the major insurers, asset managers, broker-dealers/distributors, and 150,000 financial professionals. As a not-for-profit organization, IRI provides an objective forum for communication and education, and advocates for the sustainable retirement solutions Americans need to help achieve a secure and dignified retirement.
jaccomo’s software improves the productivity and reduces the risks associated with operating financial services companies. By integrating all the client and account data into a single platform, jaccomo tools can then be used to find and manage good sales leads, automatically track and report commissions, ensure real-time compliance and easy auditability – all while it manages and optimizes critical business processes.
MessageWatcher delivers e-mail monitoring, archiving and e-discovery solutions, including some customized for broker-dealers and investment advisors. MessageWatcher’s hosted solution allows your firm to store e-mail, social media content, Bloomberg messages, and more in an easily searchable, read-only, secure, hosted archive. It also performs numerous critical functions to help firms meet regulatory requirements, quickly handle audit requests, avoid lawsuits, and stop theft of intellectual property.
TerraNua was founded in 1998, as part of a large US financial services firm, to provide technology consulting services to the financial services sector. In 2008 TerraNua separated from the large US financial services firm and became an independent entity. Today, TerraNua continues to provide a range of technology consulting services for governance risk and compliance custom applications in addition to providing a range of compliance solutions through its flagship MyComplianceOffice product.
National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR) is the premier public private partnership supporting the work of the states and the NAIC in re-engineering and streamlining the insurance producer licensing process through uniformity. Available products include the Producer Database (PDB); electronic applications for Non-Resident and Resident Licenses (initial and renewal); Non-Resident Adjuster Licensing that accommodates Designated Home States; Attachments Warehouse – a licensing tool that electronically received, stores and shares, with regulators, licensing related documents that are submitted by producers/authorized submitters; and the ability to submit an Address Change Request (ACR) electronically.
The Securities and Insurance Licensing Association (SILA) delivers the education, information, and connections you need for success in this complex industry. SILA membership is an important asset for every industry professional, no matter your level of experience. Licensing? Registrations? Compliance? It’s complicated! SILA members share best practices, plus you’ll find state insurance and securities registration information, networking contacts and many more valuable tools within your reach.