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- New Collateral Requirements Could Be an Operational Nightmare For Asset Managers
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- "What Is" A CCP?
- "What is" Form PF?
- Strategy Specific Hedge Fund Operational Due Diligence
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- Preparing for Options and Fixed Income Cost Basis Reporting
- Reconciliation is the Key to Controlling OTC Derivative Exposures for the Buy Side
Category Archives: Compliance
Form PF (private fund) is a new SEC rule that requires private fund advisers to report regulatory assets under management, dubbed RAUM, to the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC), an organization established under Dodd-Frank in order to monitor risks within … Continue reading
“Less Means More” three little words with a significant meaning. Unless you are talking about Regulation and Compliance, then “More Means More!” After the crisis in 2008, the financial industry needed to make changes in the regulatory system. But with … Continue reading
We recently held our 2nd Annual Financial Crime & AML Compliance Breakfast event on July 18th, and we couldn’t have asked for better timing! With so many recent AML investigations including ING, HSBC and the Vatican, we knew the sessions … Continue reading
We are pleased to have Sarah Green, Senior Director in the Enforcement Division at FINRA sitting on a panel at our upcoming 2nd Annual Financial Crime & AML Compliance breakfast briefing on July 18th. Sarah specializes in anti-money laundering (AML) … Continue reading
Thanks to the upcoming presidential election, we have been flooded with campaign ads and promises from each candidate. So, I started to think about how the upcoming election will affect the financial services industry. With so much new regulation and … Continue reading
Guest Contributor: Patrick Murray, President & CEO, STP Investment Services Enron WorldCom Lehman Brothers AIG Madoff MF Global… Due to disastrous events at companies like those listed above, increased regulation and strict compliance requirements for financial firms are here to … Continue reading
The Silver Butterfly Case – Straddles 101: Why tax straddles are important to a tax-aware portfolio strategy
Guest Contributor: George Michaels, G2 FinTech With tax season right around the corner, we wanted to shed some light on the historical creation of straddles and why they are important to a tax-aware portfolio strategy. A straddle is a set of … Continue reading
FTF will be hosting a complimentary webinar on March 28, 2012 at 11a.m. EDT on the upcoming LEI being mandated by Dodd-Frank…. The financial services industry has been looking to push for the use of Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) for some … Continue reading