SEC Regulatory Updates

Firms need to keep pace with the evolving regulatory landscape. 

In the U.S., the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has signaled a clear shift in focus and prioritization. Recent commentary from SEC Chair Gary Gensler indicates that the agency will likely push forward with an aggressive rulemaking agenda.

"The SEC’s Enforcement Division is the cop on the beat for America’s securities laws…As these results show, we go after misconduct wherever we find it in the financial system, holding individuals and companies accountable, without fear or favor, across the $100-plus trillion capital markets we oversee." - Chair Gary Gensler, 2021 Division of Enforcement Annual Report

Recent Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) news impacting financial services

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SEC Reopens Select Comment Periods After Tech Glitch

The SEC reopened the public comment periods for certain proposed rules due to a technological error earlier this year. We share which proposed rules were affected and should be checked for accurate comment submission.

Compliance Alert
  • SEC
  • Compliance
  • Cybersecurity
  • ESG
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Regulatory Update October 2022

In our October Regulatory Update, we share unique insights and practical thought leadership on recent regulatory developments for investment advisers, private fund managers, broker-dealers, dual-registrants, and mutual funds.

Newsletter
  • SEC
  • Compliance
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SEC Issues Risk Alert for Municipal Advisors

The SEC issued a risk alert reminding municipal advisors of their regulatory obligations. We break down the primary deficiencies and weaknesses they discuss.

Compliance Alert
  • SEC
  • Compliance
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Regulatory Update Summer 2022

This edition provides unique insights on regulatory developments for investment advisers, private fund managers, broker-dealers, dual-registrants, and mutual funds.

Newsletter
  • SEC
  • Compliance
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SEC Announces Marketing Rule Compliance as Exam Priority

With the SEC's new Marketing Rule starting in just a few short weeks, the Division of Examinations has issued a Risk Alert sharing the top focus areas that exams will be focused on.

Compliance Alert
  • SEC
  • SEC Marketing Rule
  • Compliance
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Custody Rule Violations and Inaccurate Form ADV Disclosures

The SEC is cracking down on Custody Rule violations, announcing recent charges against 9 advisory firms.

Compliance Alert
  • Compliance
  • SEC

Recent SEC webcasts by ACA

Keeping Pace with Mobile Communication Surveillance

Our surveillance, compliance, and technology experts will discuss the latest client communication trends in the financial industry and what solutions are available to monitor and archive those communications.

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Unpacking the SEC's Proposed Cyber Rules

Hear from ACA’s Carlo di Florio, Mike Pappacena, and Liam Jaris as they unpack the SEC’s proposed cyber rules and amendments and describe how they can affect private fund managers.

Webcast

Additional SEC resources by ACA

ACA's regulatory experts share their SEC insights, tools, and resources for compliance teams to use when building and improving their compliance programs.

Download our checklist here to use as a guide to plan your year.

We've put together a printable calendar with key regulatory filing deadlines for the SEC, CFTC, NFA, FCA, and ESMA in addition to national holidays at a glance to help you track your firm’s regulatory reporting obligations.

To help firms prepare for the new year, we’ve created a simple visual timeline of key regulatory milestones for you to download, keep, and reference throughout 2022. 

Learn of the potential changes to securities laws and regulations and the impact on private fund managers

ACA’s Vivek Pingili, Director, recently joined the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and Northgate Capital in a webcast providing considerations for building and implementing an effective compliance program for venture capital and other types of private markets fund managers.

Download our Q4 2021 Private Markets Quarterly Update.

Download our Q4 2021 Hedge Fund Quarterly Update.

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