Determining if delivery of Form ADV is required for each client or prospective client that contains all information required by Part 2 of Form ADV and what must be included in the Firm’s ADV is a complex topic. An RIA should consult an attorney or compliance consultant to ensure their brochure contains the necessary information.
Part 2A of the Form ADV requires advisers to create narrative brochures containing information about the advisory firm. Both federal and state registered advisers must prepare and deliver a brochure to their clients. They both also have requirements set by the SEC and NASAA for timely updating their brochure