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Kevin Caravella

About Kevin Caravella

As Vice President, Kevin is responsible for all aspects of Blue Sky Administration including service delivery excellence, relationship management and business development. He has over 26 years of Blue Sky administration experience, including systems and infrastructure development, operations and product distribution. Prior to joining Boston Financial, Kevin served as Vice President in the Asset Servicing Division at Bank of New York. Kevin led the Information Technology and Special Project teams as well as created information technology strategies for numerous product lines associated with state compliance and securities laws. He was also a founding partner at Automated Business Development (ABD) and instrumental in developing the company into a premier software and consulting firm. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Boston University with a concentration in Management Information Systems.

Category: Blue Sky, Compliance

The Amazon.com Dilemma (or, where to register the sale of funds for blue sky reporting purposes)

At the 2017 Blue Sky Roundtable, hosted April 25, 2017, we heard differing schools of thought about where a fund sale should be registered for blue sky reporting purposes. One…

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OK, Let’s Save Some Money: The Impact of Consultative Management on Blue Sky Notice Filing Costs

Adapting to changes in notice filing fees charged by states is a mainstream challenge for blue sky administrators. In 2016 alone, we distributed four (4) Compliance Bulletins to our clients,…

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Category: Blue Sky, Compliance, Conferences and Events

It’s Complicated…

No, that’s not my current Facebook status, but it could reflect the status of the Blue Sky compliance environment today. This was one of the themes at the inaugural Blue…

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Category: Blue Sky, Compliance

Read My Lips – No New Taxes

Remember that infamous quote by George Bush Sr.? A campaign slogan that came back to haunt him when he did raise taxes. It seems states have a similar sentiment, no…

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Category: Blue Sky, Compliance

Why Does Blue Sky Compliance Remind Me of the IRS?

Focus on compliance has elevated within fund boards, and a fairly recent hot topic has been compliance with state Blue Sky laws and regulations. Blue Sky related expenses are receiving…

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