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).
Today’s securities markets operate in a complex and seemingly instantaneous environment accelerated by the exponential growth of computing power and interconnectivity. This evolving market space has provided enormous opportunities for investors and investment professionals alike. The same can also be … Read More
On January 24, 2022, Chairperson Gary Gensler said the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) might extend regulatory responsibility for cyber-risk management by requiring third-party providers to have adequate safeguards in place to protect investors and ensure key services for them … Read More
In recent months, the increase of high-profile cyber-attacks have not only undermined investor confidence but have also rattled the industry. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has responded with a pledge to review and consider significant changes in cybersecurity … Read More
Fraudsters like to follow the money when it comes to targeting unsuspecting investors. It is why cryptocurrency and digital asset fraud topped the North American Securities Administrators Association’s (NASAA) annual list of investor concerns released January 10, 2022. Annual inflows … Read More
Firms should take note that information security will remain an area of intense focus this year for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Division of Examinations (the Division or EXAMS), formerly known as the Office of Compliance Inspections and … Read More
While past performance cannot guarantee comparable future results, the information the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement just released in its annual report for its 2020 fiscal year is a must-read for trendspotters who want to know what … Read More
Core Compliance’s article, “How to Prepare for an SEC Cybersecurity Exam,” was published in the October 2020 edition of the National Society of Compliance Professionals’ Currents newsletter. The article discusses the steps your firm can take to prepare for and thrive during … Read More