Archive Of The Category ‘Proposed Rules & Regulations‘

Form CRS: Ongoing Obligations

Form CRS: Ongoing Obligations

21 July 2021

Main Contributor: Katie Mogan, IACCP® Vice President, Senior Compliance Consultant The one-year anniversary of Form CRS has come and gone, yet there are still questions about delivery requirements and annual updates.  First and foremost, there is NO annual update requirement. However, there are a few important triggers with re-filing your Form CRS, as well asRead More »

Compliant Advertising –  Breaking It Down (Again) Part 2: General Prohibitions

Compliant Advertising – Breaking It Down (Again) Part 2: General Prohibitions

02 June 2021

Main Contributor: Katie Mogan, IACCP® Vice President, Senior Compliance Consultant Background This article follows the first in our series, The Definition of an Advertisement, where we summarized the amended Marketing Rule’s definitions of an advertisement; specifically the elements covered under Prong 1 and Prong 2 of the definition. Part Two of our series will focusRead More »

SEC Amendments to the Accredited Investor Definition

SEC Amendments to the Accredited Investor Definition

24 September 2020

Main Contributor: Katie Mogan, IACCP® Vice President, Senior Compliance Consultant   In August of this year, the SEC released an amendment to the “accredited investor” definition. What is an Accredited Investor? Certain qualifications must be met in order to invest in private placements or private funds. One qualification is being an “accredited investor.” An accreditedRead More »

SEC Proposed Changes on 13F

SEC Proposed Changes on 13F

19 July 2020

Main Contributor: Katie Mogan, IACCP® Vice President, Senior Compliance Consultant   On July 10th, the SEC released a proposal to amend reporting requirements of Form 13F to update the reporting threshold which has not been adjusted in over 40 years. What is 13F? Section 13F of the Securities and Exchange Act requires registered investment advisersRead More »

Compliance During the Pandemic

Compliance During the Pandemic

02 June 2020

Main Contributor: Elizabeth Cope, CPA, CSCP, CIPM, CEO & Lead Consultant   We have settled into work from home life and found a (somewhat) new normal of work during the pandemic. When the dust settles, we expect the SEC to focus on areas such as business continuity and supervision of employees during the pandemic. WeRead More »

What is going on with the DOL’s Fiduciary Rule?

What is going on with the DOL’s Fiduciary Rule?

15 October 2017

As it stands today, the DOL’s Fiduciary Rule has been delayed to July 1, 2019. This delay to the ruling is a direct result of President Donald Trump’s executive order requesting the Department of Labor to conduct a review of the rule. Even though the rule is delayed, the DOL has stated that advisers mustRead More »