On March 30, 2022, the Division of Examinations of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced its examination priorities for 2022. This year’s priorities specifically focus on: (i) private funds; (ii) environmental, social and governance investing; (iii) standards of conduct, including Regulation Best Interest, fiduciary duty and Form CRS; (iv) information security and operational resiliency; and (v) emerging technologies and crypto-assets. This Legal Update briefly summarizes these “Significant Focus Areas,” highlights issues from the Investment Adviser and Investment Company Examination Program and the Broker-Dealer and Exchange Examination Program, and discusses other selected topics for 2022.