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
CEO Michelle Jacko’s article, “Meeting Current and Future Challenges of Serving Aging Clients,” was published in the February 2022 issue of Charles Schwab’s Compliance Review newsletter. In the article, Michelle reviews regulations that apply to investment advisors servicing seniors, including … Read More
Successful compliance is built upon a solid foundation of risk management. Effective compliance programs begin with a thorough assessment to identify areas of risk within the organization. Developing a risk management framework is crucial to an organization’s ability to develop … Read More