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IAA, Joint Trades Letter Urging Congress to Allow Financial Services Professionals to Qualify for Pass-Through Business Tax Deduction

The IAA joined other trade associations to submit a letter to leadership of the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee urging them to allow financial services professionals to qualify for a 20 percent deduction on “qualified business income” for owners and shareholders of pass-through businesses.

December 18, 2019

Keywords: Taxes

Categories & Topics: Account Operations, Congress, Industry-Level, Tax

Comments on SEC Request for Comment on Information Providers Acting as Investment Advisers

The IAA submitted a comment letter in response to the SEC’s request for comment on when index providers, model portfolio providers, and pricing services (together, Information Providers) may be acting as investment advisers. We recommend that the SEC ensure that any action it takes does not result in increased costs and burdens that would create barriers to entry for or cause Information Providers to exit the market. The SEC should not impose a fiduciary duty on an Information Provider with respect to an investment adviser’s clients when that Information Provider has no relationship with and typically does not even know the identity of the adviser’s clients.

August 16, 2022

Keywords: SEC Investment Management

Categories & Topics: Account Operations, Operations

IAA Letter to SEC on Private Fund Advisers Proposal

The IAA opposes the proposed private fund adviser prohibited activities and the preferential treatment rules. We offer reasonable alternatives to increase transparency and address investor protection concerns that do not depart from the principles-based approach to the Advisers Act. We also oppose retroactive application of the rules

April 25, 2022

Keywords: Fees and Expenses, Hedge Clauses, Private Equity, Private Funds

Categories & Topics: Account Operations, Advisory Contracts, Business Ops/HR, Private Funds

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