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Conflicts of Interest (121)
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3/21/2019 | Content area: Private Fund
As the investment adviser to both the seller and buyer of a commercial real estate asset, Tamlico had a clear conflict. When the New York-based firm a...
11/16/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Peterson and his former colleague, James Polese, with securities fraud for engaging in various schemes to defraud their clients, including fraudulentl...
9/07/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
BB&T Investment Services failed to disclose sufficient facts to enable clients to determine that the compensation arrangement between BB&T Investment ...
8/30/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser | Broker-Dealer
After a six-city tour of investor roundtables concerning the SEC’s standards of conduct for investment professionals rulemaking it’s clear to Commissi...
8/23/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
The expectation from brochures provided to clients and Forms ADV filed with the SEC was that Merrill Lynch would use “disclosed investment quality sta...
8/20/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated (“Merrill”), a registered investment adviser, failed to disclose that the portfolio manager evaluat...
7/16/2018 | Content area: Private Fund
This matter concerns disclosure violations arising from an undocumented and undisclosed $3 million dollar loan from Norman M.K. Louie (“Louie”), who a...
7/05/2018 | Content area: Private Fund
It is an oft-repeated refrain at industry conferences and in regulators’ speeches: fees and expenses of private equity fund advisers are a definite fo...
6/08/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Many of your experienced peers say the growing complexity of business arrangements makes uncovering conflicts of interest a stubborn challenge.   As w...
6/08/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
There’s no mistaking that failures to disclose conflicts of interest tied to compensation are a focus of both SEC examiners and Enforcement. New York-...
6/05/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Former deVere USA CEO, Benjamin Alderson, and a former manager, Bradley Hamilton, misled clients and prospective clients about the benefits of pension...
6/04/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
These proceedings arise out of investment adviser DVU’s failure to make full and fair disclosure to clients and prospective clients of material confli...
5/09/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
A peer shares the questions the compliance staff asks employees to discover potential new conflicts.
5/09/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
These proceedings arise out of breaches of fiduciary duty by Barcelona, a municipal advisor based in Edinburg, Texas, and Hinojosa, Barcelona’s sole m...
4/24/2018 | Content area: Private Fund
This matter concerns an investment adviser’s disclosure failure regarding conflicts of interest between the adviser and its private equity fund client...
3/15/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Undisclosed conflicts of interest and materially misleading disclosures in connection with the securities lending practices of two investment adviser ...
3/08/2018 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
At FINRA, fraud is top of mind, judging by the SRO’s 2018 annual priorities letter (BD Watch, Jan. 11, 2018). But that covers a multitude of sins. Whi...
3/08/2018 | Content area: Investment Adviser
The Voya Advisers knew and understood that there was a connection between recalling securities for the dividend record date and net earnings from secu...
12/07/2017 | Content area: Investment Adviser
Brokers and advisers should be required to mitigate these conflicts, and the standard of conduct by which they provide advice can help ensure that tha...
11/16/2017 | Content area: Broker-Dealer
FINRA’s latest exam sweep focuses on broker-dealers’ receipt of order routing inducements and potential conflicts of interest. The SRO is looking to d...


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