CCO and General Counsel Event Co-Hosted by FrontLine

FrontLine Compliance recently held a complimentary small group networking event for CCOs and General Counsel from New York City-based private fund and institutional firms. Co-hosted with Crystal FI, the fully attended event featured a professional networking segment that included wine tasting of Italian wines, followed by a sit-down dinner of Italian cuisine. The event took…

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New Internal Control Requirements for CPOs

Earlier this month, the NFA issued Interpretive Notice 9074 (the “Notice”) in relation to NFA Compliance Rule 2-9 for CPOs. The Notice pertains to CPOs with control over customer funds and addresses how firms should manage employees and supervise third parties in order to meet the supervisory obligations under the Compliance Rule. The NFA recognizes…

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Amy Lynch discusses custody rule challenges for firms (InvestmentNews)

What constitutes custody status for registered investment advisers still creates challenges for firms despite the SEC’s best efforts to modify and clarify the rules. Amy Lynch, Founder and President, states that the custody rule is the regulatory issue the SEC has provided the most clarity on. However, she adds that it remains confusing for advisers…

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SEC settlements thrown off by lengthy shutdown; Amy Lynch explains (Fund Intelligence – Subscription Req’d)

The SEC’s schedule to finalize settlements with firms for Rule 12b-1 violations is feeling the lingering effects of the Federal government shutdown. Founder and President Amy Lynch explains that work remains for the SEC to finalize the settlements and the agency will be pushed to meet its end of February goal. See Fund Intelligence (subscription…

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Minus self-reporting, firms feel the heat from SEC on share class sweep; Amy Lynch discusses (IGNITES – Subscription Req’d)

With the SEC’s share class sweep now in its later stages, a number of firms are under pressure by the regulator to settle cases. Amy Lynch, FrontLine’s Founder and President, explains that these firms are primarily small and mid-sized shops that feel boxed in to negotiate with the SEC because they lack the deep pockets…

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