2018 SEC Examination Priorities

Blog Post 2018 SEC Examination Priorities

2018 SEC Examination Priorities

February 2018

The SEC announced its Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations’ (OCIE) 2018 priorities. Hedge fund managers, private equity firms and broker-dealers should pay attention to these priorities when evaluating their own compliance programs in the coming year. The experts at Richey May have summarized the examination priorities that we believe are of particular importance to Registered Investment Advisors, managing pooled investment vehicles and separately managed accounts, as well as broker-dealers. To read Richey May’s summary, download the PDF:


OCIE 2018 Examination Priorities Summary


As the published priorities are not exhaustive and may change as the year progresses, our Alternative Investment industry experts at Richey May will continue to monitor the SEC for updates. Should you have any questions, please contact Stephen Vlasak.


To read the SEC’s exam priorities in its entirety, please visit: https://www.sec.gov/about/offices/ocie/national-examination-program-priorities-2018.pdf