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Bates Group’s consulting and testifying experts have diverse backgrounds resulting in a wide variety of expertise. With all that diversity, they have one thing in common – they are all outstanding practitioners in their fields.

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The Bates team of consulting and testifying experts - and experienced big data and analytical professionals support arbitration, litigation, and enforcement matters, help with the complexities of internal investigations, assist in responding to and resolving regulatory investigations and examinations and prepare and assist in the implementation, review and enhancement of compliance and supervision programs and policies/procedures.

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RegTelligence® is a comprehensive database of all regulatory enforcement actions developed by Bates Group LLC, the nation’s leading provider of financial services expertise. RegTelligence® provides data solutions for companies seeking information about enforcement actions, outcomes, penalties and sanctions in a simple, comprehensive dataset.  RegTelligence® combines robust data (both current and historical) with smart tagging designed to facilitate easy analysis of enforcement activity by product, issue, regulator, firm, and many other possible criteria.

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Variable Annuities - More Perspective

Variable Annuities - More Perspective

Guest Post by Expert Terry Long

After reading last week's blog by Geoff Winkler, I wanted to add several points based on my experience that I thought would be of value to any reader seeking to understand the annuity marketplace. Protecting elder investors should continue to be a major concern for regulators, and I think it is more important than ever for the features of variable annuities to be understood by those selling and those buying the product (especially elder investors). Based on my experience, three additional items were often considered and discussed during the sale of these products when considering variable annuities as an alternative to mutual funds:   

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Introducing Bates Group’s Energy, Oil & Gas Experts

Bates Group's Energy, Oil & Gas professionals have worked with financial services companies and their legal counsel to provide market, product and operational expertise in regulatory investigations involving energy-related issues, as well as in litigation settings.

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Bates Group is honored to be nominated in 2016 NYLJ Reader Ranking Awards categories

Bates Group is honored to be nominated in 2016 NYLJ Reader Ranking Awards categories

Bates Group is honored to be nominated again in four 2016 NYLJ Reader Ranking Awards categories. We appreciate your vote at https://oy105.infusionsoft.com/app/linkClick/7144/149419c9a3f9b6e5/365778/a2b7d0ed542ead6f

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Bates Group’s regulatory professionals conduct or participate in sensitive and complex regulatory and internal corporate investigations in the U.S. and throughout the world. 

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