SEC’s Staff Bulletin Explains How Investment Advisers and Broker-Dealers Should Deal with Conflicts of Interest

On August 3, 2022, the SEC published a Staff Bulletin, which discussed investment advisers’ and broker-dealers’ conflicts of interest. The Staff Bulletin offered guidance on how firms can identify, eliminate, mitigate, and disclose those conflicts of interest. The...

SEC Adopts New Rules and Interpretations Impacting RIAs and BDs

On June 5, 2019, the SEC voted to adopt the Form CRS Relationship Summary and Regulation Best Interest, also known as Reg BI. On the same day, the Commission issued two interpretations of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. In its press release, the SEC stated that...