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Brian is a partner in the firm’s Government Investigations and White Collar Litigation Department and member of the Securities Enforcement & Litigation team. Brian counsels financial institution clients with a focus on issues that cut across their broker-dealer, investment adviser, and bank fiduciary business models.

The Securities and Exchange Commission continues to propose rules at a rapid pace. Three of the most recent proposed rules would significantly impact investment advisers by:

  1. Requiring documentation of registered investment adviser compliance reviews;
  2. Establishing cybersecurity risk management and reporting requirements for investment advisers, investment companies and business development companies;
  3. Updating and accelerating beneficial ownership