Upcoming ComplianceCasts™

Compliance Considerations for Dual Registrants

Broadcast Date: Tuesday, Oct 16 at 11:00am ET

In this CCast, we’ll cover the following:

  • An examination of the current regulatory environment, including an overview of the SEC’s best interest rule proposal.
  • Consider FINRA’s approach to Risk Management and how this parallels the SEC approach for investment advisers
  • Identify cross over information, overlaps and new issues for Dual Registrants (such as insider trading, ADV Part 2A, Part 2B Supplements, recordkeeping, surveillance, supervision, email and social media, risk analysis, annual reviews and more).
  • Improve your awareness and understanding of the many rules and compliance concerns that impact dual registrants, and, importantly, how they can impact your business.

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Advertising Issues: SEC and GIPS Performance in the Private Fund Space

Over a year ago, OCIE released the Risk Alert, “The Most Frequent Advertising Rule Compliance Issues Identified in OCIE Examinations of Investment Advisers.” While the alert highlighted several areas where performance advertising is involved, our recent CSS/Ascendant conference panelists in a session entitled “Best Practices for SEC and GIPS Performance in the Private Fund Space” … Continued

From Wall Street to Main Street: Update on Standard of Conduct for Investment Advisers

Retail investors are confused! They fundamentally cannot differentiate between a broker-dealer and an investment adviser. And that has the SEC concerned. So when the DOL Fiduciary Rule was overturned earlier this year, the SEC stepped into the debate with its April proposal. And that was a key topic of discussion at the recent CSS/Ascendant fall … Continued

Placing Ethics and Compliance in the Foreground of Business Decision-Making

Thinking about how to make ethics and compliance part of a business’s decision-making can prove to be challenging. By nature, compliance professionals are often results-oriented, focusing on a binary end-result; either you are in compliance, or you are not. That focus is important, but emphasizing process is also vital, John Walsh, Partner at Eversheds Sutherland … Continued