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SEC Adopts Rules to Require Electronic Filings

Brief Introduction On Thursday, June 23rd, the SEC adopted amendments to require certain documents filed by investment advisers, institutional investment managers, and certain other entities to […]

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Spring 2022 Regulatory Agenda | SEC Announcements

Brief Introduction On Wednesday, June 22nd, the SEC announced that the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs released the Spring 2022 Unified Agenda of Regulation and Deregulatory […]

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SEC Charges Private Equity Adviser for Failing to Disclose Disproportionate Expense Allocations to Fund

Brief Introduction Today, June 14th, the SEC announced that they charged a Private Equity Adviser with allocating undisclosed, disproportionate expenses to a private equity fund it advises. […]

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SEC’s First-Ever Enforcement Proceeding Under Section 11 Of The Investment Company Act Of 1940

Brief Introduction Last week, the SEC’s first-ever enforcement proceeding under Section 11 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 occurred for improper switching or replacement of variable annuities. […]

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SEC Proposes New Rule Towards ESG Investment Practices

Brief Introduction On Wednesday, May 25th, the SEC released Proposed ESG Related Amendments for Funds and Advisers. Who Does This Apply To? This Proposed Rule is applicable to […]

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SEC Fines RIA $760k+ Over Wrap Fees

Brief Introduction | SEC Fines RIA $760k+ Over Wrap Fees Recently, the SEC fined an RIA Firm over $760,000+ over Wrap Fees. The RIA and its advisors […]

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SEC Proposes Rules Towards SPACs, Shell Companies, and Projections

Brief Introduction The SEC recently proposed new rules and regulations to increase investor protection in initial public offerings (IPOs) through special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), as […]

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SEC Releases 2022 Examination Priorities

Brief Introduction to the 2022 Examination Priorities On Wednesday, March 30th, the Division of Examinations (“EXAMS”) released the 2022 Examination Priorities. Vigilant has broken down the key […]

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SEC Proposes Rules for Climate-Related Disclosures

Brief Introduction The SEC released proposed rule changes for certain climate-related disclosures on March 21st to provide investors with consistent, comparable, and decision-useful information for making their investment […]

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SEC Proposes Multiple Rule Changes to Protect Investors

Brief Introduction On Friday, February 25th, the SEC announced the release of proposed Rule changes to Short Sale Disclosures, Order Making Requirements, and CAT Amendments. 4 Takeaways […]

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Private Fund Adviser Deficiencies | EXAMS Risk Alert

On Thursday, January 27th, the Division of Examinations (“EXAMS”) released a risk alert on their observations from examining Private Fund Advisers. There were 4 key areas examined during EXAMS observations: […]

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Proposing to Amend Form PF | SEC Release

On Wednesday, January 26th, the SEC announced that they voted on proposed amendments to enhance Private Fund Reporting. The goal of these proposed amendments is to assess systematic […]

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