SEC Exam – Privilege Log

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This SEC Exam – Privilege Log is a sample investment adviser form which is an example of a privilege log that a securities regulator may request if an investment adviser firm asserts a legal privilege (such as attorney-client privilege) from producing a responsive document requested during an examination by a securities regulator.

Included with Bronze, Silver, Gold & Platinum Packages.

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Description

This SEC Exam – Privilege Log is a sample investment adviser form which is an example of a privilege log that a securities regulator may request if an investment adviser firm asserts a legal privilege (such as attorney-client privilege) from producing a responsive document requested during an examination by a securities regulator.

Prior to producing a document involving communication with an investment adviser’s attorney or asserting attorney-client privilege (or a similar legal privilege), an investment adviser firm should consult with its legal counsel about whether a certain communication/document is eligible for attorney-client privilege (or similar legal privilege), whether it is advisable to assert such privilege and refuse to produce a requested document and the implications of such refusal and how to prepare a privilege log.  An investment adviser firm should confirm with the securities regulator about any required fields in the privilege log.

RIA Compliance Consultants, Inc. is not a law firm, and any communication between RIA Compliance Consultants, Inc. and an investment adviser firm is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

Included with Bronze, Silver, Gold & Platinum Packages. Initially posted in May 2021.

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This sample document is merely an example for general reference and educational purposes.  RIA Compliance Consultants, Inc. is providing this sample document to the purchaser on an “as is” basis with no warranty or guaranty whatsoever.

This sample document should be considered a starting point, and purchaser should not treat this sample document as a final document ready for use.  The sample document has not been customized to the purchaser’s business model, the specific investment advisory rules applicable to the purchaser’s investment adviser or the written supervisory procedures and code of ethics of purchaser’s investment adviser.

This sample document may not be applicable or appropriate for every investment adviser. The purchaser should not consider a sample document purchased from our online store as an exhaustive, comprehensive or definitive list of the items necessary to meet the purchaser’s obligations under the applicable investment adviser laws and rules.

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