Category Archives: Enforcement

What’s Next?: Regulatory Update for November 2019

Regulatory Updates from Cari Hopsfenperger at Hardin Compliance Consulting LLC.

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SEC’s Relentless Pursuit of Comp-Related Conflict Disclosures: Lessons Learned from SEC and FINRA Cases and Worth Reading for November 2019

Cari Hopfensperger at Hardin Compliance Consulting LLC shares her insights regarding recent SEC and FINRA cases.  Topics include:

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Fee-Based Annuities Get a Boost, More Resources on Reg BI and Form CRS, States get Tough on Crypto Scams, SEC Speaks on Proxy Voting, Gets Tough to Protect Vulnerable Adults and Drops the Other Shoe on Revenue Sharing

September Regulatory Updates from Jaqueline Hummel at Hardin Compliance Consulting LLC.

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SEC issues guidance regarding proxy voting responsibilities of IAs

On August 21, 2019, in a 3-2 vote, the SEC voted in favor of publishing guidance regarding the proxy voting responsibilities of investment advisers. The guidance, structured in a question-and-answer format, provides examples to help facilitate IAs’ compliance with their proxy voting responsibilities under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended (Advisers Act), and Rule 206(4)-6 thereunder. Importantly, the SEC encourages IAs and proxy advisory firms (PAFs) to review their policies and practices before next year’s proxy season to ensure they are consistent with the guidance.

 

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Learn How the SEC Works. . .

Securities lawyers need to have a firm grasp of not only the federal securities laws, but also how the SEC works to administer these laws.  Join us on October 17th, at this half-day program, to learn about the federal securities laws and the operating divisions at the SEC that administer those laws, as well as the other agencies that the SEC interacts with on a regular basis.

Securities Law and Practice 2019