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’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 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...