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Adviser Sanctioned for Inadequate Compliance Policies and Procedures

In January 2015, the SEC settled an action against a registered investment adviser who agreed to several findings of violations of the Investment Adviser Act of 1940 including: failure to create... read more »

SEC Highlights Importance of Risk Assessments

The SEC stated in their 2015 Examination Priorities that, as was the case in prior years’ priorities, the Commission will conduct “focused, risk-based examinations”. This guidance confirms that... read more »

SEC Issues Risk Alert with Cybersecurity Sweep Examinations Summary

On February 3, 2015, the SEC released their long-awaited Risk Alert reviewing the results of OCIE's cybersecurity sweep examinations in 2014 that followed their April 2014 Risk Alert on cybersecurity... read more »

SEC Announces Examination Priorities for 2015 - And New Year’s Resolutions for C…

As the SEC has been doing at the start of each year in recent years, the SEC announced its examination priorities for the new year. For 2015, the SEC’s priorities... read more »

Recent SEC Speech Highlights Continued Focus on Private Equity

In her recent keynote address at the Columbia Law School Conference on Current Issues in Securities Regulation (November 21, 2014), Commissioner Kara Stein stressed the importance of transparency in securities... read more »

Annual ADV Registration Fee Deadline

Registered investment advisers with state filings are required to annually renew their state ADV registration or their state notice filings of their federal ADV. They are... read more »


Dallas CCO Compliance Roundtable

When: March 05, 2015 Where: The Crescent Club | 200 Crescent Court, 17th Floor, Dallas, TX 75201

NSCP Canadian Conference

When: March 4th 2015 (8:00am-4:00pm) Where: St. Andrew’s Club & Conference Centre | 150 King Street West Toronto, Ontario M5H 1J9

Phila Compliance Outreach Seminar

When: December 17th 2014 Where: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP | One Logan Square, Ste. 2000, Philadelphia, PA 19103