BALTIMORE, MD – RCM&D is honored to announce its certification from the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX), a division of Broadridge Fi360 Solutions (Broadridge). This certification is only granted by Broadridge to firms that demonstrate adherence to fiduciary best practices. The award signifies RCM&D’s conformity to a recognized global standard of fiduciary excellence.
RCM&D was subject to a rigorous, multi-month audit and certification process guided by the “Prudent Practices® for Investment Advisors”, an industry-recognized handbook that is grounded in law, regulation and professional best practices.
“Broadridge is pleased to add RCM&D to an elite group of investment advisors who have demonstrated adherence to professional practices that define a standard of fiduciary excellence,” said Carlos Panksep, VP CEFEX. “They have earned the right to use the CEFEX Mark which indicates the firm’s established practices are aligned with investors’ interests and worthy of trust and confidence.”
“Having our practice certified by CEFEX allows our clients the peace of mind in knowing that they have selected a partner committed to excellence in a complex environment,” said Rob Kotler, RCM&D Retirement Practice Leader.
RCM&D’s Investment Advisor Certification can be viewed at www.fi360.com/cefex. CEFEX certification standards are substantiated by legislation, case law, regulatory opinions, and letters from prominent acts such as the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Uniform Prudent Investor Act (UPIA), the Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act (UPMIFA), and the Uniform Management of Public Employee Retirement Systems Act (UMPERSA) in the U.S. A comprehensive copy of the standards is available for download from Broadridge at www.fi360.com/cefex, and a summary can be accessed by clicking on RCM&D’s online CEFEX certificate.
About Broadridge Fi360 Solutions:
Broadridge Fi360 Solutions is a fiduciary education, training, and technology organization within Broadridge, that helps financial intermediaries use prudent fiduciary practices to profitably gather, grow and protect investors’ assets. Since 1999, the organization has provided financial professionals with the tools necessary to act as a fiduciary in their work with investors. Broadridge Fi360 Solutions is the home of the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) designation, the Fiduciary Focus Toolkit™, the Fi360 Fiduciary Score® and CEFEX, Centre for Fiduciary Excellence®. Learn more at www.fi360.com via Twitter or on LinkedIn.
Investment Advisory Services offered through Global Retirement Partners, LLC a registered investment advisor. Global Retirement Partners, LLC and RCM&D are separate non-affiliated entities.