SALISBURY, Conn., Aug. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascendant Compliance Management, a leading global compliance consulting firm, today announces the arrival of its location in Chicago to better serve its clients.
The strategic addition is spearheaded by assistant vice president and compliance services consultant David Lourie, and gives Ascendant a presence in another U.S. financial hub, supplementing its current offices in New York and San Francisco and its Connecticut headquarters.
"An additional focus on the Chicago market offers Ascendant the ability to more productively serve our many clients in the Midwest region," said Jon Higgins, Ascendant president and CEO. "This is an exciting time for Ascendant, offering us the opportunity to better provide the Ascendant difference to our existing clients while reaching new prospective ones."
Lourie began his Ascendant career in 2013, and consults on a wide variety of compliance, regulatory, and business matters. He works closely on Investment Advisers Act issues and assists clients with developing exceptional compliance programs. He regularly conducts on-site compliance reviews for investment advisers, hedge funds and private equity firms. In addition, he counsels clients on various regulatory matters, including SEC examinations, SEC registration issues, SEC rule interpretation, annual reviews, risk assessments, and compliance policies and procedures.
In leading the Chicago efforts, he will take the lead on clients based in the surrounding region.
"I am thrilled to be leading Ascendant's charge into the Midwest," said Lourie. "The new strategic location offers increased efficiency that will benefit our clients in the many instances when time is of the essence. This is just another example of how Ascendant is ahead of the curve."
Ascendant Compliance Management is headquartered in Salisbury, Conn., with offices in New York City, San Francisco and Chicago. Ascendant offers integrated compliance and business solutions for investment advisers, broker-dealers, and hedge and private equity funds, including its Ascendant Compliance Manager software tool, designed to streamline compliance processes. For more information on Ascendant's services, or to sign up for email alerts, please visit www.ascendantcompliance.com or call 860-435-2255.
Melissa Maleri, 860-435-2255, [email protected]
SOURCE Ascendant Compliance Management