A useful post from Forbes which strays more into strategy than compliance as promised in the title.

Whilst it has very much a US focus, there are some good points for not just UK advisers but financial planning professionals worldwide.

The key point when it comes to compliance is the final one - no pitching.  And let's add to that no financial advice either, because let's face it - no one wants financial advisers pitching products on Social Media, and they certainly don't want financial advice either.  So that makes compliance a whole lot easier.

I still know of large financial advice firms in the UK who want every single tweet compliance checked before they go out - even if the adviser is chatting to someone on Twitter about sport.  It's frankly ridiculous and those firms simply don't stand a chance of survival in the brave new world.

There's compliance, and then there's stupid compliance.