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On August 23, 2023, a divided SEC voted to adopt enhanced regulations of private fund advisers. These included two rules that all investment advisers managing private funds must follow: the Preferential Treatment Rule and the Restricted Activities Rule.Read More
Last year was a busy year for the SEC, and 2024 is expected to be even busier. The New Year is a great time to take a fresh look at your compliance program to make sure you are meeting the most up-to-date best practices, and to ensure you are prepared for regulatory inspection.
As you finalize your goals and planning for 2024, make sure that your cyber and data security program is a key component of your plan. As regulatory requirements continue to change, and as online hackers become even more sophisticated, it is absolutely critical that your cyber and data security programs meet industry best practices.
Cybersecurity is already topping the list as one of the greatest risks to businesses. 2024 will be no different—in fact, by the end of the coming year, the cost of cyber-attacks on the global economy is predicted to top 10.5 trillion. In addition to existing threats, artificial intelligence (AI) will continue to grow and evolve in the coming year, and businesses need to be prepared.
Regulation S-P became effective on November 13th, 2000, and requires financial institutions to provide notice to customers regarding the financial institution’s privacy policies; the condition under which they may disclose nonpublic personal information about consumers to nonaffiliated third parties; and provide an “opt out” method for consumers to prevent the financial institution from disclosing information.
Time to ask IARs if they have completed annual Continuing Education (“CE”) requirements. Eleven states have continuing education requirements for Investment Adviser Representatives (“IARs”) with final effective dates. Even more jurisdictions have planned or passed a CE requirement for the future. Notices have already been sent to IARs with a CE requirement.