Starting a registered investment advisor?

Partner with AdvisorAssist to ensure a smooth and efficient registration process.

We provide comprehensive support throughout your start-up process. With all of our service levels, we fully tailor the design of your registration and compliance documents to the unique aspects of your business plan. Unlike many cookie-cutter registration service or law firms, we do not provide an expensive template. We work closely with you in the design of your business, which results in custom documents that accurately reflect your business practices and positioning.

We offer several levels of custom support to meet the needs of your firm (as listed below).


RIA Registration Essentials

The RIA Registration Essentials™ service provides you with expert assistance to get your new RIA firm up and running as quickly as possible. RIA Registration Essentials™ is a comprehensive solution that covers the core aspects of starting your RIA firm, including: business model planning, SEC or State registration, design of your compliance program, design of your agreements, selection of your custodian, technology support, and training.

Learn more about RIA Registration Essentials™


RIA Registration Advantage

RIA Registration Advantage™ is designed to get your firm from concept to live with support and guidance every step of the way. This comprehensive approach is designed to cover all of the services included in RIA Registration Essentials™ as well as guidance on additional core aspects of launching your RIA firm including: transition planning, custodian selection, and technology support.

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RIA Transitions Incubation

Do your current obligations not permit you the time or ability to start your RIA firm?

Can’t afford to wait for months following your resignation while your new firm goes through the regulatory registration and approval process?

If these situations apply, our RIA Transitions Incubation™ may be the solution for you.
Our Series 65 professionals with extensive industry backgrounds can establish your new RIA firm for you. We’ll establish your advisory firm to your unique specifications while you wrap up your existing obligations. When you are ready, there will be a live, fully registered RIA ready for you to take over and begin serving clients.

Learn more about RIA Transitions Incubation™


SEC to State Transition

Ensure a seamless transition from SEC Registration to State Registration. Our experienced team has registered hundreds of firms with state regulators. We can assist with all aspects of the transition from filings to training of your team.

Learn more about SEC <> State Transition