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Eleven Key Takeaways for Updating your Compliance Program in 2019: Investment Advisers, Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds

Photo by NordWood Themes on Unsplash Cari Hopfensperger, Senior Compliance Consultant, co-wrote this article. Based on regulatory developments from 2018, here are our suggestions for updates to your compliance program for 2019. Conflict…

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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…

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Key Takeaways for Updating your Compliance Program in 2017: Investment Advisers, Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds

Based on the regulatory developments from 2016 (see our blog post), here’s our suggestions for updates for your compliance manual for 2017. The Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) Conflict of Interest…

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SEC Exam Impact: Helping Firm Management to Understand the “Value Add” of a Well-Run Compliance Program

By: Jaqueline M. Hummel, IACCP®, AIFA® Managing Director, Hardin Compliance Consulting May 12, 2014 The SEC recently announced an initiative to examine registered investment advisers who have never been subjected…