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Conquering Current Compliance Challenges
Recorded: January 16, 2019 
  Includes: 23 Best Practices, 5 Peer-tested tools and 15 No Action Letters

The SEC Examinations Priorities Handbook
Includes: 28 Best Practices, 20 Document Request Letters and 6 OCIE Risk Alerts

Cybersecurity Strategies to Ensure SEC Compliance, 2nd Edition
Includes: 24 Best Practices, 16 Tools, 4 Risk Alerts and IM Guidance

 
LATEST NEWS & GUIDANCE
11/15/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
The SEC has upped its game with respect to investment adviser examinations given the ever-increasing number of registered IAs and one of its commissio...
11/15/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
The financial services industry has been clamoring for changes to the SEC’s proposed customer relationship summary form since it was proposed last Apr...
11/15/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
A day-long meeting Nov. 15 before SEC commissioners recounted a litany of problems around proxy voting and sprinkled potential solutions that may ulti...
11/13/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
As OCIE demonstrated recently with its cash-solicitation risk alert (IA Watch, Oct. 31, 2018), advisers often fail to show they’ve done due diligence ...
11/12/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
If you’re an adviser to a mutual fund, then OCIE’s 4th risk alert of 2018 is for you.   The four-page alert, released Nov. 8, lays out what topics exa...
11/09/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
When does a fiduciary become a fiduciary? That question is at the essence of a lawsuit in Kentucky that could be thrown out before it gets anywhere or...
11/09/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
If you’re an adviser to a mutual fund that wishes to begin using swing pricing when the SEC’s rules take effect Nov. 19, remember you must have releva...
11/09/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
How much would you pay to gain new clients? Some advisers are paying solicitors a handsome chunk of change.   “Solicitors will receive ongoing compens...
11/09/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
It’s a common complaint, often dismissed by regulators: small firm managers are disciplined relatively more severely than their counterparts at larger...
11/06/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
Order routing and execution practices have morphed in a big way over the past 18 years as technology and innovation have yielded securities markets th...
11/06/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
With less than two months before CFTC rules would have lowered the threshold of gross notional swaps – causing more entities to have to register as sw...
11/06/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
The number of enforcement actions against investment advisers and investment companies in FY 2018 jumped 32% – from 82 to 108, according to the SEC Di...
11/01/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser | Private Fund
Within days of an SEC action against Yorkville Advisors in 2012, the defendants filed a furious response, calling the claim of fraud “baseless,” “an e...
11/01/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
September 2020 may seem way off but the CFTC’s chief economist warns regulators must prepare for that date when Phase 5 of the agency’s swaps margin r...
11/01/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Concerns about the current volume, format and content of variable contract disclosures have led the SEC to propose a new “layered” disclosure approach...
11/01/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Anyone with internet access has gotten them – advertisements via e-mail.   Most modern business enterprises turn to e-mail to advertise, including adv...
11/01/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Just as you can’t yell “fire” in a crowded, smoke-free theatre, you apparently can’t pester the SEC with your concerns about market oversight.   The N...
11/01/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer | CPO/CTA
In an effort to “minimize potential market disruptions” upsetting firms that deal with swaps and have the good fortunate to report to two regulators, ...
11/01/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
How FINRA calculates fines has always been something of a mystery – and a source of industry frustration. Now, the SRO seems to be making good on a pr...
11/01/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
A too narrow interpretation about requirements surrounding the disclosure of customer complaints resulted in LPL Financial failing to file or amend re...
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