Advanced Regulatory Compliance, Inc. (ARC) is a national full-service investment advisory compliance consulting firm backed by its association with The Law Offices of Patrick J. Burns, Jr., P.C., a securities law firm. The explosive growth of the investment advisory business over the past few years created a need for a firm such as ARC to help investment advisers deal with their ever-increasing compliance obligations in a challenging regulatory environment. ARC provides practical solutions to complex compliance issues. Our key services include investment adviser registration, mock audits, annual reviews, due diligence/ verifications, and compliance support and consultations. ARC’s highly skilled professionals provide compliance support to a variety of firms, from start-up investment advisers to multi-billion dollar practices.
Patrick J. Burns, Jr., J.D. is the President and founder of Advanced Regulatory Compliance, Inc. Additionally, he is the managing attorney with the Law Offices of Patrick J. Burns, Jr., P.C., a securities law firm dedicated to assisting industry members with their legal needs. Mr. Burns is a member of the California, New York, New Jersey and Texas Bars. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles, California and Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Pace University’s Lubin School of Business in Pleasantville, New York. Mr. Burns began his professional career with a New Jersey based law firm and then worked in a legal/compliance capacity for several financial services firms located in New York City and Los Angeles. During his financial services career, he acquired numerous FINRA and insurance licenses. Mr. Burns is a frequent industry speaker and a member of the Financial Planning Association and Southern California Compliance Group. He is also a proud member of the Southern California Chapter of the Irish American Business Network and Irish American Business Chamber & Network.