Archive Of The Category ‘SCS Rule Clarifications‘

SEC Proposed Changes on 13F

SEC Proposed Changes on 13F

19 July 2020

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 advisers to file a report with the Commission, via the Edgar system,Read More »

Compliant Advertising: Breaking it Down – Part 4: Performance

Compliant Advertising: Breaking it Down – Part 4: Performance

06 March 2020

Review of Part 1: The Foundation In the first article of this series, we discussed the foundational information you need to know to ensure your marketing and advertising materials are in compliance with the SEC’s rules and regulations.  We helped you clearly understand: the SEC’s definition of an “advertisement.” What is considered an advertisement, whatRead More »

Compliant Advertising: Breaking it Down – Part 3: Past Specific Recommendations

Compliant Advertising: Breaking it Down – Part 3: Past Specific Recommendations

27 November 2019

Review of Part 1: The Foundation In the first article of this series, we discussed the foundational information you need to know to ensure your marketing and advertising materials are in compliance with the SEC’s rules and regulations.  We helped you clearly understand: the SEC’s definition of an “advertisement.” What is considered an advertisement, whatRead More »

Compliant Advertising: Breaking it Down – Part 1:  The Foundation

Compliant Advertising: Breaking it Down – Part 1: The Foundation

29 April 2019

The topic of Advertising is one of the most challenging areas for CCOs.  The challenge begins with the SEC’s definition of “advertisement.”  It’s confusing and outdated. The way that the rule is written makes you feel like you have to run through a flow chart of questions every time you write something, meet with someone,Read More »

ADV Part 1 Changes

ADV Part 1 Changes

07 February 2018

On October 1, 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) amended the ADV Part 1 to obtain more information on registered investment advisers. As the annual amendment date (March 31st, 2018) closes in, we want to summarize important changes and remind you of important practices this filing season. SCS Suggests As you start yourRead More »