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On August 23, 2023, a divided SEC voted to adopt enhanced regulations of private fund advisers and to update the Compliance Rule for all investment advisers.Read More
The SEC charged a stock trader with generating over $1 million in illegal insider trading profits. Defendant collaborated with four former colleagues, posing as portfolio managers, to persuade investment bankers to share nonpublic information regarding upcoming secondary offerings.
The Department of Labor has announced that the applicability date of the Fiduciary Rule’s Best Interest Contract Exemption, the Principal Transactions Exemption and specific amendments to Prohibited Transaction Exemption 84-24 (PTE)s have been delayed from Jan.1, 2018, to July 1, 2019.
Advisers should prioritize the implementation of written business continuity and transition plan to minimize operational disruptions arising from natural disasters, data security breaches, and the departure of important personnel. To maximize the efficiency of the written business continuity and transition plan, advisers should focus on a variety of business components
On October 12, 2017, the House Financial Services Committee passed the Protecting Advice for Small Savers Act of 2017 (the “PASS Act”), which would repeal the DOL’s Fiduciary Rule. This bill would keep fiduciary rulemaking under the SEC’s jurisdiction.