Amy Lynch on the SEC’s latest cybersecurity sweep (IGNITES – Subscription Req’d)

The SEC has initiated a new cybersecurity sweep of firms, with a focus on those undergoing recent mergers or acquisitions, as well as targeting firms with multiple offices. This marks the regulator’s third industry wide look at cybersecurity policies and practices since 2013. FrontLine’s Founder and President, Amy Lynch, sees the latest sweep as another…

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Speech Addresses SEC’s 2019 Rulemaking Agenda

New SEC rulemaking looks to be gaining momentum based on a recent speech by the Director of the Division of Investment Management (IM). Dalia Blass gave the keynote address at the ICI Mutual Funds and Investment Management Conference on March 18, 2019, and although her speech was to a mutual fund audience, many topics presented…

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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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