Category Archives: Guest Blog

Multiple Prime Utility: the key to transforming the fund manager/prime broker relationship

Guest Contributor: Sudhanshu Bahadur, Vishal Bakshi and Valcony Sun, Sapient Global Markets Since the financial crisis, Fund Managers have increasingly moved away from using a single custodian and diversified their risk by splitting the basket under multiple Prime Brokers (PBs). … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Blog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Corporate Actions Golden Copy: Cleansed Data for All

Guest Contributor: Brendan P. Farrell, Jr., executive vice president and general manager, XSP, SunGard As the volume and complexity of corporate actions events continue to grow, firms need to understand their risks and take action on events that require immediate attention. … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate Actions, Guest Blog | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

The 7 Data Extraction Problems That Plague Corporate Actions and the 1 Solution to Them All

Guest Contributor: Adam Devine, VP Product Marketing & Strategic Partnerships, WorkFusion   Whether you provide a corporate actions feed or integrate them at an institution, you know that the gold standards for data accuracy, speed, and efficiency are rising. If … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Blog | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Tax Alert on Recently Announced Relief on Money Market Fund Floating NAV Wash Sale, Form 1099-B and Gain/Loss Calculations

Guest Contributor:  Stevie D. Conlon, Senior Director and Tax Counsel, Wolters Kluwer Financial Services The author thanks John Kareken and Anna Vayser of Wolters Kluwer Financial Services for their assistance. There were several important announcements made last month by the … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Blog | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Software as a (dis) Service – Going in with Your Eyes Wide Open

Guest Contributor: Jane Stabile, President, IMP Consulting, Boston, MA The asset management business has never been more competitive, and CFOs are under tremendous pressure to keep their firms lean. As CFOs seek solutions to keep the headcount down, the argument … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Blog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Financial Trading Infrastructure: The Era of Cloud 2.0

Guest Contributor: Jacob Loveless, CEO, Lucera Financial Infrastructures The freedom to try new things The equity downturn has fueled a trend in multi-asset trading that is prompting firms to test new strategies. They realize they can no longer merely trade … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud, Guest Blog, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Why Financial Services Brands Aren’t Equipped for Social Media Risk & Compliance

Guest Contributor: Devin Redmond, Nexgate CEO and Co-founder No longer are financial brands and organizations able to focus solely on storefronts, email aliases and toll free numbers for customer engagement and support. Nowadays, a brand must engage customers 24/7 in … Continue reading

Posted in Compliance, Guest Blog, Social Media | Tagged , | Leave a comment