By Van Nguyen
In the securities industry, lack of systems integration, external connectivity, IT resources, and incompatible data formats all negatively impact post-trade communications, compliance, and reconciliation.
By Van Nguyen
By Bryan Bashaw
Contrary to initial speculation, it looks as though the Department of Labor (DOL) fiduciary rule will continue to be enforced under the new U.S. administration. This gives an advantage to wealth managers that operate as a fiduciary.
By Russ Petrucci
It is nearing the tail end of Q1 and you’ve finally surfaced from the mountains of forms you had to submit to all the various regulatory bodies. It’s fresh in your mind what’s gone well and what hasn’t. Now you and your team must come together to start evaluating vendors who can make your life simpler next year.
By Lorelei Graye
The fees paid to investment managers are under scrutiny. Recent events, like California’s fee transparency bill and Congress’s evaluation of private college endowments, are focusing more attention on fees investment managers receive for the funds they manage. Many Limited Partners (LPs) are assessing methods to collect accurate and consistent fee data including carried interest across their private equity portfolios.
By Bill Bormann
Investment managers expect more than ever from their asset servicers. What were acceptable services a decade ago,monthly reporting, and investor statement distribution, has changed drastically. What are the new challenges faced by today’s managers and how do they affect what’s expected of asset servicers?
By: Hong Kok Cheong
With Sharia funds expected to grow significantly over the next twelve months, investment managers must understand the rules of Sharia investments to ensure success. In this first of a 4-part blog series that examines the fundamentals of investing under Sharia rules, we take a close look at Islamic investment funds.