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,...

Fee Mistakes Will Cause Problems for Advisers

RIA Compliance Group has observed that SEC and state examiners are scrutinizing advisory firms’ fee arrangements and disclosures. Registered Investment Advisers (RIAs) must ensure that they have fully disclosed all of their fees in Form ADV including, but not limited...

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....