On February 7, 2023, the Division of Examinations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission released its 2023 Examination Priorities (“Annual Priorities”). Released at the beginning of each calendar year, the priorities tend to repeat the previous year’s priorities, and consumers of these regulatory tea leaves need to search closely for clues as to what is new and meaningful. This year the Division helpfully identified certain “Notable New Significant Focus Areas,” which included two priorities affecting private funds.

For details on these two priority areas of focus as well as other annual priorities affecting private fund advisors, please read the full article here.