Under the Compliance Rule (Rule 206(4)-7) of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, Investment Advisers (RIAs) registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) are mandated to conduct an annual evaluation of their policies and procedures (P&Ps) to assess their … Read More
By: Christopher Hufty, Compliance Consultant In today’s electronically connected world, more and more exchanges are happening online, in terms of both sensitive information and currency. Be it communication through social media platforms, mobile applications, email, and text messages, or even … Read More
So far in this blog post series we’ve covered the understanding of the proposed rules and how to start implementing within your firm. When it comes the proposed cybersecurity regulations announced by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), we … Read More
With the alarming increase in ransomware, cryptojacking, phishing and other related cyberattacks, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed new rules are designed to enhance cybersecurity preparedness to maintain orderly markets and protecting investors against cyber fraud. The proposed rule … Read More
In early February 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted on the proposal of rules regarding cybersecurity risk management for the industry, specifically for registered investment advisers, and registered investment companies and business development companies (funds).