2024 Regulatory Considerations for Internet-based Investment Advisers

Would an adviser have to register in every single state in which they serve clients? In 2002, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) responded to that issue by establishing the Internet Adviser Exemption Rule. On March 27, 2024, the SEC issued an amendment to the internet adviser rule to meet the advancements and saturation of technologies and to outline what it meant to offer investment advisory services online in today’s market. Another reason for amending the exemption was the concerning number of firms that were not meeting their compliance requirements.… Read More

SEC Private Fund Rules Overturned

On June 5, 2024, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the SEC’s New Private Fund Rules introduced in August 2023 (the “Private Fund Rules”). Given that the Private Fund Rules imposed several limitations and prohibitions that ran counter to the fundamental principles of a private fund, this was a significant victory for private fund advisers.… Read More

Concerns Over Compliance Responsibilities Cause Pause for Broker-Dealers Considering Independence

Broker-dealers seeking to transition to the independent business model – either as a hybrid (where they would remain associated with a broker-dealer) or fully independent (at an RIA-only firm) hesitate due to several key considerations.… Read More

Michelle Jacko to Speak at the InvestmentNews goRIA Masterclass

Jacko Law Group Managing Partner Michelle Jacko will discuss Compliance: What You Need to Know to Get Your RIA Registered and To Keep It in Compliance at the goRIA MasterClass hosted by InvestmentNews. This virtual event will be held on June 13, 2024. … Read More

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

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