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Category Archives: Guest Blog
Guest Contributor: James Wells III, Marketing Communications Manager at Imagine Software Just as Form PF transformed the alternative investment segment by adding a massive operational burden and forcing firms to reassess their risk management practices, new CFTC regulations are reshaping … Continue reading
Guest Contributors: Eric Hazard and Jade Faugno, Intermarket Communications In the immortal words of Heraclitus, “change is the only constant,” and once again the financial services industry – and those who communicate about it – will find ourselves evolving with … Continue reading
Guest Contributor: Jim Muir, Financial Management Expert; Director, API Software, AutoRek Recent dynamics on financial services businesses – such as small margins, political pressures and an influx of new regulations – have stretched technology resources to, and in some cases … Continue reading
Guest Contributor: Neil Vernon, Development Director at Gresham ComputingI’m writing this from Singapore, identified last year by Insead as the 3rd most innovative country in the world and in March 2013 named “Top Innovation City” in a Wall Street journal … Continue reading
By John Herlihy and Geoff Hodge, Milestone Group Boards, auditors, management and shareholders have been making their voices heard: among the alphabet soup of new fund management regulations, transparency and control are the common themes. We are now indisputably at … Continue reading
Guest Contributor: Sally Yates, Head of Influence, Metia Tap in Magic Quadrant into Google and up pops a raft of press releases happily announcing the ‘winners’ in the latest two by two grid wars. Like them or loathe them, MQs … Continue reading
Guest Contributor: Cheryl Nash, President, Investment Services, Fiserv 2012 was a turnaround year for the wealth management industry. Coming out of the prior crisis, last year was a period of regaining control for advisory firms — revisiting practices, revamping processes, … Continue reading
Guest Contributor: Jeremiah J. O’Connell, Chief Executive Officer & senior principal, Jeremiah Associates LLC The global industry is once again exploring the ideal settlement cycle. This has been a focus since an earlier change to T+3. The motivation for change … Continue reading
Guest Contributor: George Michaels, CEO, G2 FinTech One could say Madonna owes a great deal of her multi-decade success to her ability to “reinvent” herself and keep pace with the ever-changing music scene. The hedge fund administration industry could learn … Continue reading