Resources for How to Address the SEC’s 2019 Focus Areas

Resources for How to Address the SEC’s 2019 Focus Areas

21 February 2019

Each year, the SEC publishes their exam priorities.  This provides advisers with transparency in OCIE’s examination program and highlights areas that the SEC believes are of heightened risk. Unlike last year (when OCIE announced a focus on cryptocurrencies) there is nothing brand new this year that we haven’t seen in previous years.  It’s kind ofRead More »

Senior Investors, SEC Exams, and Your Fiduciary Duty

Senior Investors, SEC Exams, and Your Fiduciary Duty

13 December 2018

The focus on retirement accounts and senior investors has been on the SEC’s National Exam Priorities for years.  However, it is especially so this year, and as the US population ages and more baby boomers enter retirement, the focus and concern for senior investors will continue to grow. Do you have a direct relationship withRead More »

SEC 2018 Exam Priorities – How do they affect you?

SEC 2018 Exam Priorities – How do they affect you?

16 March 2018

If you’re an RIA, this article is for you.  Have you taken a peek at the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (“OCIE”) National Exam Program Examination Priorities for 2018?  (Look for a fun acronym for that once we get through all the good stuff.)  Below, we summarize the examination priorities relevant to registeredRead More »