Brian A. Carlis, Shareholder and member of Stark & Stark’s Securities Compliance & Arbitration group, will be a featured presenter at the Investment News 2009 Going Independent Workshop. The workshops will take place Monday, April 27, 2009 at the Hyatt Pier 66 Resort, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Wednesday, April 29, 2009 at the Park Hyatt Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA and Friday, May 1, 2009 at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.


The workshops are dedicated to helping you understand the pros and cons of becoming a Registered Investment Adviser (RIA), and will discuss topics such as:

  • The Good, the Bad and the Truth: Interact with advisers who have transitioned to becoming registered investment advisers
  • The Economics: Will it make financial sense for you?
  • Compliance and Legal Matters: Get the critical information you need to know
  • How to Choose the Right Custodian: Discover programs at each of the top custodian firms that can help you through the transition