Three Firms Flagged by SEC for Identity Theft Red Flags Rule Violations

Regulation S-ID, commonly known as the Identity Theft Red Flags Rule, is designed to help protect investors from the risks of identity theft. Red flags are defined as a pattern, practice, or specific activity indicating the possible existence of identity theft....

RIAs Need to be on the Lookout for Signs of Compliance Violations

On January 14, 2021, the SEC brought an enforcement action against a California-based Registered Investment Adviser (RIA) and its CEO, because they failed to make certain disclosures that led to clients being deceived. The firm also failed to reasonably supervise an...