On Dec. 13, 2022, the Department of Justice announced that Danish global financial institution Danske A/S (Danske Bank) pled guilty and agreed to forfeit $2 billion to resolve an investigation

Continue Reading Danske Bank Pleads Guilty, Agrees to Pay More Than $2 Billion in Coordinated Resolution of Investigations into Fraud Related to Its Anti-Money Laundering Controls

On March 28, 2022, the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a press release regarding two proposed rules, Rules 3a5-4 and 3a44-2 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the Act).
Continue Reading SEC Seeks to Expand ‘Dealer’ or ‘Government Securities Dealer’ Definition to Require Additional Firms to Register with Agency and Comply with Federal Securities Regulations

At a speech to the University of Pennsylvania Law School’s Capital Markets Association on April 4, 2022, SEC Chair Gary Gensler took the opportunity to again promote his strong desire
Continue Reading SEC Chair Continues Push to Regulate Digital Asset Markets

On Feb. 9, 2022, the SEC released its long-awaited proposed cybersecurity rule, and there’s a lot to unpack. As GT reported previously, the SEC increased enforcement of cybersecurity
Continue Reading SEC Issues Proposed Cyber Rule, Including 48-Hour Breach Reporting Requirement

On Oct. 26, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Examinations issued a Risk Alert in which it identified observations from examinations under its registered investment company initiative,
Continue Reading SEC Issues Risk Alert Regarding Registered Investment Companies

The Division of Examinations (the Division) (formerly known as the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, or OCIE) of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released its annual
Continue Reading 2021 SEC Examination Priorities for Securities Industry Registrants