- "What Is" Mark-to-Market Accounting?
- "What is" Form PF?
- Back to Business with CLO 2.0
- "What Is" a Swap Execution Facility (SEF)?
- Key Current Challenges of the Asset Management Industry and Operational Answers
- The Salesperson’s Role in the IT War
- "What is" Reference Data?
- To RFP or not to RFP, that is the Question - Do a Proof of Concept Instead
- The Rise and Rise of Reconciliation Systems
- "What Is" FINRA?
Category Archives: Regulation
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
A hedge fund is a private partnership investment fund that uses complex investment strategies with the goal of maximizing returns on the funds’ underlying investments. Accredited investors run hedge funds and pool money in order to make risky, yet profitable … 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
The end of Q1, 2013 brings its own form of D-Day for the investment funds industry: Data Day. For it is on this date that International Financial Reporting Standards 13 Fair Value Measurement (IFRS 13) becomes effective. The aim of … Continue reading
New IRS Form 8937 Puts Brokers Between a ‘ROC’ and a Hard Place for 2012 Form 1099 Reporting Return of capital (ROC) reporting season is here. Under the cost basis reporting law, brokers must now make basis adjustments for ROCs … Continue reading
Guest Contributor: Michael Walinskas, Chief Risk Officer, OCC The financial crisis of 2008 saw excessive risks in the over-the-counter market and lead to governmental intervention in a “Wall Street bailout” while listed markets and their central counterparty (CCP) clearinghouses performed … Continue reading
Guest Contributor: Michael Alexander, EVP & COO Business Process Outsourcing, Broadridge Financial Solutions Financial institutions can enhance risk management and reduce costs through a reconciliation global center of excellence. Timing is critical. The cost of falling further behind industry standards … Continue reading
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is a regulation enacted by the U.S. federal government to stem tax evasion by US citizens and residents using offshore accounts. Under FATCA, the government will obtain information to foster more transparency into … Continue reading