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Limit video calls with examiners to 45-60 minutes because “people get tired” during these calls
“We didn’t anticipate that this would go on as long as it has,” OCIE Director Peter Driscoll said
Any CCO should sit in on employee video calls with the SEC, just as a compliance officer—or other firm examination liaison—should be in the room ...
Investment advisers are already struggling at laying out their firms’ relationship summaries, the SEC says. IAs were required to publish their Form CRS beginning June ...
"As recent events have demonstrated once again, market and operational risks can emerge suddenly. We should be working to increase our ability to react, including bringing ...
The SEC’s recent private funds risk alert points to structural problems in the industry—problems that the Commission itself is in a unique position to help ...
New Jersey regulators will examine investment advisers on how well they’re protecting elder clients from fraud, state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal says. The Garden State’s ...
SRO reveals current enforcement, examination and rulemaking priorities
Oxbow did not adequately disclose all material facts regarding the conflict of interest that arose when it invested advisory clients in a share class that ...
'Reasonable efforts' to verify the information should occur no later than June 30
Sherlock Holmes famously solved a case by listening for a dog that didn’t bark. Since the early days of the coronavirus crisis, a deafening silence ...
The SRO will take the same approach outlined in the Commission's two risk alerts
Private funds will be the subject of their own separate risk alert later this year, OCIE Director Pete Driscoll says. “That’s something we’ve been getting ...
Be aware that examiners may question your logic for placing clients in certain share classes
“Take your time in producing your data” to examiners, recommends a CCO
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Prepare now if you’re at a larger CPO for the potential of a CFTC exam next year. The visit would be separate from whatever the ...
Eyes are peering upon a draft that could eventually become the SEC’s proposed new IA advertising rule. In yet another sign that a long-awaited proposal ...
It’s expected that the promised revision to the Advisers Act’s nearly 60-year-old advertising rule will address social media. That insight came out of a recent ...
 Investment advisers are struggling with disclosure rules tied to agency cross trades, and when selling or buying securities from their clients—especially when pooled investments are ...
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