Advisers Act

Investment Advisers Act

Legislation in the United States defining an investment adviser as a person who provides professional advice on how to manage investments or makes investments on behalf of a client. Under amendments to the Advisers Act, investment advisers with more than $25 million under management are required to register with the SEC. The act defines the liability of investment advisers and provides guidelines on the fees and commissions they may collect. Additionally, the Act provides certain anti-fraud provisions protecting investors from predatory advisers, even those not registered with the SEC.
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DoubleLine Capital LP is an investment adviser registered under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
The initiative incentivized investment advisers to self-report violations of the Advisers Act resulting from undisclosed conflicts of interest, promptly compensate investors, and review and correct fee disclosures.
Advisers should understand that their compliance obligations in connection with principal transactions will depend on whether their activities are governed by the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Investment Advisers Act of 1940--aka the Exchange Act and the Advisers Act, respectively--the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) or the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (IRC).
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Industry officials and a former SEC commissioner recently debated the merits of the securities regulator taking on such a task, with Jim Allen, head of capital markets policy at CFA Institute, arguing that the agency should require those who call themselves "advisors," be it with an "o" or an "e," or "who are providing personalized investment advice as something more than just an incidental part of their businesses," to register as investment advisors, thereby binding them to fiduciary regulations established under the Investment Advisers Act.
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During his tenure at the SEC, he worked on several compliance inspection projects involving compliance examinations of registered investment advisers to ensure compliance with the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Securities Act of 1933, and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Government document that defines and regulates the provision of investment advice is titled the "Investment Advisers Act of 1940."
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