On January 26th, the SEC released its Study and Recommendations on Improved Investor Access to Registration Information About Investment Advisers and Broker-Dealers. The study recommends that investors be able to simultaneously search the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority's BrokerCheck website and the Investment Adviser Public Disclosure website and receive unified search results. It also suggests that investors be able to search for information by region and access existing information available on the Central Registration Depository. SEC Press Release.