• Wealthscape New Account Opening Process

    By westernadmin | Thursday, June 29, 2017

    Beginning Friday, June 30, 2017, the Wealthscape system will automatically generate a new account number once all the information is entered into the New Account Set-Up system (NASU).  The person who enters the client information into the NASU system will...

  • Increase In Section 31 Transaction Fees by the SEC

    By westernadmin | Saturday, June 24, 2017

    Effective on or after July 4,2017, the rate of the fee charged by the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) pursuant to Section 31 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, which is applicable to securities transactions on the exchanges and on...

  • And the winners are…

    By westernadmin | Thursday, June 22, 2017

    Click the video link below to see if you’re one of the lucky winners of this year's customer satisfaction survey drawing.  Western had an overwhelming number of responses.  We are in the process of analyzing all of the responses and...

  • WIS Compliance Update  Webinar & Phone Info

    By westernadmin | Friday, June 16, 2017

    Western International Securities is hosting a WebEx and conference call Tuesday, June 20, 2017, with Brad Kaiser.    Brad will be discussing some of the current regulatory topics and questions that have been coming up lately.  Some of these topics...

  • DOL Fiduciary Rule Memo

    By westernadmin | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

    We recently emailed the attached memorandum regarding information on the Fiduciary Rule. It’s important to read the memorandum and acknowledge receipt by signing and returning to your supervisor or branch manager. On April 7, 2017, the Department announced that the applicability...

  • June Anniversaries

    By westernadmin | Monday, June 12, 2017

    The definition of Anniversary is the annual recurrence of a date marking a notable event. Congratulations to the Advisor and Assistants who are celebrating Western Anniversaries in June.

  • Wedbush Updates ACH Form

    By westernadmin | Saturday, June 10, 2017

    Wedbush has updated their ACH form.  Please begin using the updated form immediately. A copy of the form can be found in the Forms section of this website under – Wedbush Forms.

  • NFS Notice of Withholding Letters

    By westernadmin | Friday, June 9, 2017

    National Financial Services LLC (NFS) is scheduled to mail Notice of Withholding letters to certain retirement account owners beginning the week of July 3, 2017. Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 3405 requires notification to retirement account owners of their federal...

  • New Allianz GI Closed-End Fund IPO

    By westernadmin | Thursday, June 8, 2017

    Western International will participate in the IPO for Allianz GI Convertible & Income 2024 Target Term Fund, a Common Stock Closed-End Fund scheduled for June 2017 business. This is available to you through NFS, Pershing and Wedbush. Send indications of interest to  Include...

  • Napa Symposium and Wine Tasting

    By westernadmin | Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    Western recently sent a survey regarding our Napa Symposium and Wine Tasting and appreciate the feedback and suggestions from our team members and advisors.   As a result of the information we received, we have determined that postponing the conference until...

  • Western International Welcomes Larry Lazar

    By westernadmin | Saturday, June 3, 2017

    Join us in welcoming to Western International  our new advisor Larry Lazar.  Larry joins us in Highland Park, IL doing business as Lazar Financial.