Best Execution | Cash Solicitation Rule | Chief Compliance Officer | Compliance Programs | Conflicts of Interest | Custody | Cybersecurity | Disclosures | Examinations and Audits | Mutual Funds | Private Equity Funds

SEC’s Top Eleven Hits: Investment Adviser Regulatory Review 2018

Photo by Mark Duffel on Unsplash The SEC’s regulatory actions in 2018 involved few surprises but still managed to challenge investment advisers.  In reviewing the SEC’s activity over the past 12 months, I…

Advertising and Marketing Regulation | Custody | Cybersecurity | Department of Labor | Form ADV | Hedge Funds | Pay to Play | Penetration Testing | Private Equity Funds

11 Key Takeaways for Updating your Compliance Program in 2018: Investment Advisers, Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds

Based on our review of the investment adviser regulatory landscape of 2017, these are the top 11 recommendations for investment adviser CCOs for updating their compliance programs: The revisions to the…

Advertising and Marketing Regulation | Best Execution | Code of Ethics | Compliance Program Rule, Rule 206(4)-7 | Compliance Programs | Custody | Disclosures | Examinations and Audits | Form ADV

SEC EXAMINATIONS: COMPARING EXAM PRIORITIES TO RESULTS

The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (“OCIE”) is upfront about the areas it will be testing during its examinations of investment advisers.  In January, OCIE publishes its Examination…