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STRAIT Compliance Control Framework

STRAIT has adopted a “control framework” model for its fully outsourced regulatory compliance offering.  Already in common use for public company financial controls and among European regulated entities to meet compliance goals, STRAIT’s Control Framework is a unique application of this comprehensive and transparent model to U.S. based investment advisers’ compliance needs. 

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STRAIT TESTIMONIAL: SHANA JOHNSON, YEAR END REFLECTION

It’s been said “Find something you love to do and you’ll never work a day in your life.” One of the biggest lessons I learned in 2018 is to find a TEAM you love to work with, and you’ll never work a day in your life.

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STRAIT testimonial: Shane Mpala

Over the past month, STRAIT partnered with Junior Achievement to serve area youth in the North Texas community. Senior Accountant Shane Mpala shares his experience, “I count myself lucky to have participated in educational systems in three different countries during my scholarly times. But nothing could have prepared me for the experience I had volunteering with Junior Achievement."

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STRAIT Compliance Control Framework

STRAIT has adopted a “control framework” model for its fully outsourced regulatory compliance offering.  Already in common use for public company financial controls and among European regulated entities to meet compliance goals, STRAIT’s Control Framework is a unique application of this comprehensive and transparent model to U.S. based investment advisers’ compliance needs. 

STRAIT TESTIMONIAL: SHANA JOHNSON, YEAR END REFLECTION

It’s been said “Find something you love to do and you’ll never work a day in your life.” One of the biggest lessons I learned in 2018 is to find a TEAM you love to work with, and you’ll never work a day in your life.

STRAIT testimonial: Shane Mpala

Over the past month, STRAIT partnered with Junior Achievement to serve area youth in the North Texas community. Senior Accountant Shane Mpala shares his experience, “I count myself lucky to have participated in educational systems in three different countries during my scholarly times. But nothing could have prepared me for the experience I had volunteering with Junior Achievement."

How you can ensure that your firm is prepared for your 2019 ADV Renewal

On November 12, investment advisers likely received an email from FINRA regarding the IARD system. The IARD system is the online gateway for advisor regulatory filings, and this email should serve as an early reminder that year-end filing requirements, such as the Form ADV, are on the horizon.  Are you prepared?  STRAIT is here to take care of all your compliance needs.

Top 100 Fastest Growing Firm in DFW

STRAIT is one of the fastest-growing entrepreneurial companies in the Dallas area, according to the SMU Cox School of Business’s Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship.

STRAIT Commits to Conscious Capitalism

Aligning with our values of ethics above all else and working to better our community, STRAIT is participating in the Conscious Capitalism movement. Conscious Capitalism creates a world in which business is both practiced and perceived as the greatest force for good.

2018 Women In Business Honoree

Our very own Stacey Relton, has been chosen as one of Dallas Business Journal's 2018 Women in Business Honorees!

New Corporate Headquarters Grand Opening

STRAIT is excited to announce our move to a new corporate headquarters in Dallas, TX. After outgrowing our previous offices at Preston Center, it was time to design a working environment that aligned more directly with our company values and unique culture...On May 17th, we held our Grand Opening, welcoming clients, friends of the firm and members of the alternative investment industry to meet the Stait team, see our offices and learn why we are one of the most respected and fastest growing services firms in the industry.

STRAIT's 2017 Leadership Dinner

STRAIT hosted its 2017 Firm Leadership Dinner on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at Northwood Country Club.  Guests of honor included John Relton, Stacey Relton, Andrew Kaufman, Brant Pallasch, Madison Harris, Kevin Kittredge, Zain Lalani, and David Lemon.

STRAIT's 2017 Summer Kickoff Event

STRAIT hosted its 2017 Summer Kickoff event on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at the firm’s new lake house on Cedar Creek Lake. “Putting our people first is one of our firm values. The STRAIT lake house will be more than a fun place to gather and hold firm events; it will be where we build memories as a team and as a family” explained Stacey Relton, Chief Strategy Officer.