Cybersecurity continues to be a top priority for the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations’ (“OCIE”), especially as the bulk of firms have had to shift to working remotely in light of COVID-19. Just in … Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our personal and professional lives and many businesses are adjusting to this new environment in which working from home could be the new normal for an extended period of time. Since many firms have shifted … Read More
A month ago, it was unclear of how much COVID-19 (the “coronavirus”) would impact all of us in every facet of our lives. For some, we are indefinitely “sheltered in” and are working remotely where possible. Others must take care … Read More
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) staff has compiled observations from its thousands of examinations to broker-dealers, investment advisers, clearing agencies, national securities exchange and other SEC registrants and shared some best practices for … Read More
Senior retail investors and cybersecurity. About the only thing they have in common is their presence on the list of examination priorities this year for the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE).