Michelle Jacko to Speak at the NSCP Interactive Compliance Labs, Long Beach

Jacko Law Group Managing Partner Michelle Jacko will speak on Risk Management Beyond Assessment at the National Society of Compliance Professionals (NSCP) Interactive Compliance Labs. The event will be held on April 18, 2024, at the Pointe, California State University, Long Beach.  … Read More

SEC Rules on Deck for 2024

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ended 2023 with a bang, with over 780 enforcement actions and nearly $5 billion in financial remedies. With 25 new SEC rules scheduled to pass this spring and fall, those in the investment advisory space are well-advised to approach 2024 with a renewed commitment to optimizing their compliance program.… Read More

Introducing the JLG Regulatory and Tax Tips

The Jacko Law Group legal team are thrilled to introduce our weekly JLG tips to help Investment Advisers, firms, broker-dealers and other practitioners in the finance and securities sectors with regular tips on important factors or changes in regulatory compliance and tax.

As one of the most dynamic yet heavily regulated professions in the economy, those in the investment advisory space must contend with frequent changes to regulatory requirements and avoid nuanced tax pitfalls during initial structuring or restructuring.… Read More

What You Should Know About the New Regulations for Classifying Independent Contractors

Investment advisers, firms, and other practitioners in the finance and securities space will have to incorporate several new rules to ensure they continue to meet regulatory requirements. These include industry-specific rules and amendments, as well as changes to federal and state laws. One such change is the classification of independent contractors, which will go into effect on March 11, 2024.… Read More

Compliance Considerations for Adding ESG Assets to Your Client Portfolios

Investment Advisers who fail to adopt or acknowledge the societal mind-shift towards sustainability may lose out on potential investors.
Whereas such shifting trends may have been ignored several years ago, overlooking the importance of incorporating investments that adhere to responsible Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices may border on an investment adviser’s failure to act in the best interest of their investors.
However, it is advisable to take the necessary steps to mitigate risk when adding ESG investment assets to clients’ portfolios.… Read More

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