In this SRZ Insights video, partner Brian Daly discusses the potential impact of Form ADV amendments on U.K. investment managers. He addresses key aspects of the major changes — including how the biggest change impacts the use of the client- and investor-friendly umbrella registration by non-U.S. managers.

SRZ on Aug. 11, 2015 submitted comments to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on the agency’s proposed amendments to Form ADV and the corresponding rules under the Investment Advisers Act. SRZ’s comment letter addresses confidentiality concerns about the proposal’s obligation for advisers to make detailed disclosure of proprietary information regarding separately managed accounts. The

In the proposing release for the Form ADV amendments, the SEC is asking advisers to provide substantial amounts of information on their managed accounts. The new information gathered on Form ADV is meant to be a complement to Form PF data that is already collected by the U.S. government. The questions differ slightly and managers