New firm registrations, among other items, now on hold at SEC; Amy Lynch comments (FundFire – Subscription Req’d)

The current government shutdown is having a wide-ranging impact on the ability for firms to interact with the SEC for registrations and fund launches, among other needs. According to Founder and President Amy Lynch, new firms that are trying to register with the SEC will face delays in that process. While many items that are…

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Amy Lynch discusses shutdown’s impact on SEC exams (InvestmentNews)

The current Federal government shutdown has essentially halted the SEC’s ability to complete ongoing exams or start new ones. Founder and President Amy Lynch explains that OCIE’s process during a shutdown is to suspend non-emergency or routine exams because they are not considered mission critical. Ms. Lynch further states that without funding for examiners’ travel,…

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