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TOP 10 REGULATORY ALERTS FOR 2018

The SEC spent 2018 focused on a more rigorous exam schedule and record numbers of enforcement actions.
 
Thursday, December 27, 2018

2018's Top Regulatory News

The year 2018 was a surprise in many ways.  There was an expectation that the SEC would become less focused on the regulations that many officials found overly onerous. However, it was business as usual at the SEC as they focused on a more rigorous exam schedule and record numbers of enforcement actions.

What we believe to be the top alerts issued for 2018 are shown below just in case you missed any of them.

Top 10 Regulatory Alerts for 2018

  1. SEC RAISES CRYPTOCURRENCY FUND QUESTIONS
  2. SEC FILED 32% MORE ENFORCEMENT CASES AGAINST ADVISERS IN FISCAL 2018
  3. SEC PROPOSES BROKER BEST INTEREST STANDARD
  4. INTERNET COMPANY PAYS $35 MILLION FOR FAILING TO TIMELY DISCLOSE HACKING OF CUSTOMER INFO
  5. CCOS LIABLE FOR FAILING TO “MEANINGFULLY” IMPLEMENT COMPLIANCE PROGRAMS
  6. SEC WANTS ADVISERS TO ENHANCE MONITORING OF MESSAGING SYSTEMS
  7. SEC PROPOSES ETF RULE
  8. SEC EXAMINING REGISTERED FUNDS AND ETFS FOR OVERSIGHT, POLICIES, AND CONFLICTS
  9. ADVISERS FAILED BEST EXECUTION COMPLIANCE OBLIGATIONS
  10. SEC CHARGES VIOLATIONS OF TESTIMONIAL RULE

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