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The Real Nightmare Before Christmas: SEC Gets Tough on Firms that Did Not Self-Report during SCSD Initiative

Photo by Simon Matzinger on Unsplash The SEC’s Enforcement Division is following up on the Share Class Selection Disclosure Initiative (the “SCSD Initiative”) by sending out document requests to dually-registered investment advisers and…

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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…

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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…