IPA Due Diligence Symposiums focus on product offerings, investment strategies, providing comprehensive product analysis including investment strategy, manager’s track record as well as compliance and regulatory requirements. This forum offers the opportunity to meet portfolio managers and product specialists responsible for investment decisions.
Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs)
The Distribution Partners membership category includes wirehouse firms, regional broker dealers, IBDs, financial institutions, RIAs and family offices, that offer portfolio diversifying investment (PDI) products to retail investors.
Defining Investment Strategies
Participate in member-driven initiatives that establish industry best practices, guidelines and product training, to benefit investors by understanding risks and increasing transparency.
Strategic Policy Advocacy
Gain inside access to real-time intelligence at the local, state and federal levels, and actively engage in the legislative and rule making process for the benefit of industry growth.
The IPA has productive relationships with regulators at SEC, FINRA, NASAA and many state securities commissioners.
The IPA addresses regulatory and legislative issues specific to effectively creating, managing and distributing PDIs to individual investors.
”With representation from a variety of product sponsors and broker/dealers, the IPA provides members a voice in the conversations that are shaping the lternative product landscape.Matt Fries, IPA Board ChairHead of Due Diligence | Cetera Financial Group