The SEC regulatory landscape

The US regulatory landscape is currently changing, as generally happens when there is a change in political leadership. We saw some the implementation of some significant new rules in 2022 (e.g. around marketing practices) and this continues to be the case in 2023. The SEC has recently confirmed that it is focussed on reviewing a number of things, including: how registered investment advisers (“RIAs”) have implemented the new marketing rules, which became effective in Nov ’22; how RIAs discharge their fiduciary responsibility to their fund investors/clients; how RIAs manage risks and conflicts of interest; RIA’s compliance programs (i.e. compliance infrastructures); RIA’s compliance with custody rules; and fees and expenses (whether they are fair and how RIAs disclose them to investors/clients).

In addition, over the past couple of years we have seen the SEC become more proactive in its examinations of RIAs. It has publicly announced that it is focussed on reviewing new RIAs or those it has not previously examined. So, it is more important than ever that SEC registered firms remain on top of their obligations.

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SEC Registration

We support ERA and RIAs to achieve registration with the SEC by project managing the entire process and ensuring that their information is presented correctly.
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Ongoing SEC Support

Our SEC ongoing regulatory support offering helps firms to stay on top of SEC rules and regulations.
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The sectors we work with...

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    Wholesale Investment Firms

    Our large team of wholesale industry experts work with clients including hedge fund managers, private markets firms, brokers and corporate finance firms.

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    Capital Markets

    Our Capital Markets team use their experienced regulatory knowledge to help asset managers and broker dealers with a full service offering over a large spectrum of regulatory issues.

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    Wealth Management

    Cosegic’s experienced Wealth Management team can help you interpret the regulations, using our in-depth knowledge to simplify complex regulations.


Our team

Our team of ex-regulators, industry practitioners and subject matter experts help to minimise the regulatory burden, offering practical, usable advice and solutions that work for our clients and the Regulator.

It’s through the breadth and depth of their collective expertise and experience that we provide an outstanding service and ensure that compliance makes a positive contribution to a firm’s day-to-day running of their business.