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SEC Risk Alert - Cyber Security

As if April 15th wasn't bad enough? In addition to it being Tax Day, the U. S. Securities Exchange Commission's ("SEC") Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations ("OCIE") issued a... read more »

If You Have Never Been Examined by the SEC, Get Ready

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced on Thursday, February 20th that its Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) is launching an initiative directed at investment advisers that have never... read more »

SEC National Exam Program 2014 Exam Priorities

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s National Examination Program (“NEP”) has released 2014 examination priorities which can be found here. Much of what has been announced is a reiteration of... read more »

The Volcker Rule adopted after a 3-year wait

The Volcker rule was adopted on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 by five regulatory agencies including the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). The original proposal was drafted in 2010 and received... read more »

The Importance of Effective Compliance Programs in Preventing Enforcement Action…

Stephen L. Cohen, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) Associate Director of Enforcement, spoke recently at the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics’ Annual Conference.  In his remarks he noted... read more »

Hot Topics in National Futures Association Audits

As a result of the rescission of Rule 4.13(a)(4) for commodity pool operators (CPOs) advising funds offered to qualified eligible persons and the narrowing of the exclusion under... read more »


NSCP Dallas Regional Meeting

When: April 10, 2014 (8am-5pm) Where: Haynes and Boone, LLP 2323 Victory Avenue, Ste. 700 Dallas, TX 75219

GAIM Ops Cayman 2014

When: April 6-9th, 2014 Where: Ritz Carlton, Grand Cayman

NYC CCO Compliance Roundtable

When: April 29th 2014 Where: Blank Rome LLP, The Chrysler Building, 405 Lexington Avenue, 22nd Floor Board Room