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SEC Approves Final Regulation Best Interest, Form CRS

On June 5, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3-1 to adopt a series of proposals intended to “substantially enhance” the standards of conduct for financial professionals. First and foremost, the SEC adopted Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI), a new rule establishing an updated standard of conduct for broker-dealers and associated persons of … Continue Reading

August 2017 Cybersecurity & Risk Alert from SEC

On August 7, 2017, the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) issued its third National Exam Program Risk Alert of the 2017 calendar year, detailing OCIE’s findings and observations from its Cybersecurity 2 Initiative. This Cybersecurity 2 Initiative, the name for OCIE’s second round of cybersecurity examinations, builds on OCIE’s prior 2015 Cybersecurity … Continue Reading

Arthur Don to Speak at ACA’s Spring 2017 Compliance Conference in Florida

Arthur Don, co-chair of the Investment Regulation Group, will participate in the ACA Spring 2017 Compliance Conference, Thursday, May 4, in Florida. Arthur will speak on the panel, “Business Continuity: What Should Advisors be doing Now?” which will focus on mergers and acquisitions of advisory firms, incapacitation of a key man, and winding down.  The … Continue Reading

Pete Michaels Presents on United States Regulatory Traps for the Unwary Financial Services Firm

On Thursday, August 27, Greenberg Traurig’s Pete Michaels, shareholder in the Greenberg Traurig’s Financial Regulatory and Compliance and Securities Litigation Groups, presented “Legal Quick Hit: But I Thought it was No Big Deal: United States Regulatory Traps for the Unwary Financial Services Firm” to the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Financial Services Committee. The webinar … Continue Reading

Brett Kitt Spoke at the Online Lenders Alliance Spring Summit in Washington, D.C.

Brett Kitt, Financial Regulatory Of Counsel, participated as a speaker in the Online Lenders Alliance Spring Summit held in Washington, D.C. from April 28 – 29. Brett moderated a panel at the Summit titled “Regulatory Recap” on April 29. The session provided an outlook on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s outline for a proposed rule-governing … Continue Reading