SEC Issues a Risk Alert on Investment Advisers’ Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning

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On August 27, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) issued a Risk Alert regarding business continuity and disaster recovery planning for investment advisers. The alert was prompted by a review of responses to Hurricane Sandy, which caused widespread damage to Northeastern states and closed U.S. equity and options markets for two days in October 2012. Risk Alert.

Topics:  Continuity of Enterprises, Disaster Aid, Hurricane Sandy, Investment Adviser, OCIE, SEC

Published In: Finance & Banking Updates, Securities Updates

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