Compliance Insights and Alerts

Compliance teams are constantly challenged to keep pace with ever-evolving regulatory change while navigating the pressures of geopolitical threats, economic crises, and third-party risks. Uncertain times require a nimble approach to achieve compliance and address business priorities in new ways to enable innovation and growth while minimizing risk.

As the global regulation continues to change, it's key that you keep up to speed with latest developments. Here we capture the latest compliance trends, industry insights, risk alerts, and events.

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The Overseas Funds Regime

Marketing a new fund in the UK that is domiciled overseas to retail investors is about to change. New EEA UCITS could be coming to market in the UK by November, 2024.

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  • FCA
  • Compliance
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Changes Coming to the NFA’s Member Questionnaire (Formerly Known as the Annual Questionnaire)

New amendments adopted by the NFA will require individuals who are both a principal and an associated person to review, sign, and submit the Member Questionnaire.

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FINRA Maintenance Margin Requirements Become Effective May 22, 2024

FINRA’s amendments to Rule 4210 requires members to collect margin for each counterparty's excess mark or market loss related to covered agency transactions.

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  • Compliance
  • FINRA
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Ten Advantages of Pursuing FCA Authorisation

We outline ten reasons why seeking FCA authorisation can bring benefits beyond compliance, including enhanced credibility, market access, investor confidence, and long-term sustainability.

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  • FCA
  • Compliance
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SEC Examinations Division to Evaluate Firms’ Readiness for T+1

The SEC Examinations Division issued a risk alert reminding broker-dealers, clearing agencies, and investment advisers of their new obligations in connection with the transition to T+1 settlement of certain securities transactions.

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  • Compliance
  • SEC
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The FTC Safeguards Rule Amendments Becomes Effective May 13, 2024

Beginning May 13, 2024, amendments to the "Safeguards Rule” will require subject firms to report “notification events” to the FTC as soon as possible.

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