2023 Compliance Roundup Shows RIAs How to Steer Clear of Problems

It has been a busy year for the SEC from a compliance perspective. You should think about these compliance events as you conduct your annual review of your firm’s policies and procedures. An adviser’s policies and procedures should reflect the firm’s business model,...

SEC Enhances Recordkeeping Requirements and Bolsters Regulation of Private Fund Advisers

On August 23, 2023, the SEC adopted new rules and rule amendments to enhance the regulation of private fund advisers. The SEC also updated Rule 206(4)-7 under the Investment Advisers Act, better known as the Compliance Rule, which applies to all Registered Investment...

SEC’s Division of Examinations Risk Alert Regarding Observations from Examinations of Newly-Registered Advisers

On March 27, 2023, the SEC’s Division of Examinations (Division) published a Risk Alert that will be of great interest to newly-registered investment advisers. The observations will also be invaluable to investment advisers that have been in business for some years....

SEC’s Division of Examinations Announces Its 2023 Priorities

On February 7, 2023, the SEC’s Division of Examinations announced its 2023 examination priorities. These examination priorities are published annually to provide insights into the SEC’s risk-based approach. The publication also identifies areas that present potential...