U.S. Regulatory Update – Winter 2023


ACA Group

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  • Compliance
  • Cybersecurity

This edition of our Regulatory Update kicks off with our take on the SEC's 2023 enforcement results, a break down of the implications of FinCEN's Corporate Transparency Act, and an in-depth analysis of the DOL's fiduciary rule proposal.

For advisers, we provide a current snapshot of state IAR CE requirements and share details of the SEC's recent updates to the ADV FAQ.

For CPOs/CTAs, we give a commentary on the CFTC's new blueprint for enforcement.

This edition, includes articles such as:

  • 2023 SEC Enforcement Results
  • The DOL’s Latest Attempt to Extend ERISA Fiduciary Obligations to 401K Rollovers
  • FinCEN’s Latest Anti-Money Laundering Rule: Exemption for RIAs and Venture Capital Fund Managers
  • Modernization of Beneficial Ownership Reporting
  • Update on NYDFS Cybersecurity Regulations State IAR CE Requirements – A year end update
  • Division of Investment Management: Updates to Form ADV FAQ
  • The SEC Imposes Yet Another Reporting Obligation for Securities Lending
  • The SEC Requires Monthly Reporting of Short Sale Data by Institutional Investment Managers
  • CCO Liability Update
  • The CFTC’s Enforcement Advisory of Penalties, Monitors, Consultants, and Admissions
  • The SEC Charges Adviser to Private Funds For Failure to Comply with the Custody Rule
  • Exempt Reporting Advisers Still Subject to SEC Regulations on Short Selling


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