Members receive our monthly journal NSCP Currents. The premier publication of the compliance industry, this journal features in-depth articles written by highly respected professionals, tackling problems common to financial services firms.

Click here to download The Best of Currents, 2013

Editorial Guidelines for Currents Submissions

All securities compliance topics are accepted. Authors interested in writing on (1) industry best practices, (2) securities regulations and their impact on compliance, (3) practical advice on how to implement a compliance program or (4) industry changes/ events, are welcome.  Series submissions are also accepted.

Submissions should be approximately 1,800 to 2,800 words. All submissions should be in Word or plain text format. NSCP reserves the right to edit for grammar and punctuation. Submission does not guarantee publication. Submissions are welcome at any time.  NSCP reserves the right to accept or reject submissions based on the value and merit of the submission at the time of publication.  The timing of an accepted article’s publication will be determined by NSCP in consultation with the author.

Please refrain from marketing your firm’s services within the article.  Articles are intended for educational purposes only.

NSCP will also accept “how-to” guidance in the form of written advice on “how-to” develop a compliance policy and/or procedures, Q & A’s on current financial regulations and compliance checklists/forms to assist with compliance testing/oversight.

If you would like to share your “how-to” advice with other NSCP members please submit in Word, Excel or plain text format. Any resource tools that you feel will assist NSCP members will be accepted. Resource materials may be labeled “Courtesy of ABC Company” but should not contain a marketing solicitation.

Please include a short bio, in the following format, with your submission:
(Name ) is (job title) with (firm name) (hyperlink to firms website). He/she can be reached at (email address).  Article and bio submissions should be sent to

To thank contributors for their article submission, “how-to” advice or resources, authors of published articles or resources will receive a complimentary one-eighth page advertisement (3.75” X 2.375”) in Currents.  The advertisement will run the month following an articles or resources publication or at the author’s choice of date.

Reprint of articles published in Currents is permitted with the prior written approval of NSCP.  Please contact Lisa Crossley for reprint permission at