Posts Tagged ‘Risk’

SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization Support

The first thing any investment company must do in response to the new SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization is evaluate its current state of readiness. Chances are you have started a compliance program. However, we can help you understand your gaps, including areas where you need immediate action and longer-term changes to support the program. […]

SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization Program Challenges

In a new guide, we discuss the background of the SEC’s Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules and the potential effects on individual financial institutions. The snippet below talks about the challenges you can expect when developing a response program. Expect challenges in various areas: Data Availability: All required data elements may not be available internally. […]

SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization Foundational Work

In a new guide, we discuss the background of the SEC’s Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules and the potential effects on individual financial institutions. The snippet below talks about the foundational work companies should have already completed. By now, you should have a program in place that covers the following work streams: Engage Report Filing […]

SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization Deadlines

In our new guide, we discuss the background of the SEC’s Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules and the potential effects on individual financial institutions. While you can check out the full guide here, the snippet below shares some of deadlines that the new rules present. Form N-PORT If you are a larger entity with net […]

Investment Company Reporting Modernization Goals & Expectations

In a new guide, we discuss the background of the SEC’s Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules and the potential effects on individual financial institutions. The snippet below shares the rules’ objectives and expectations. The SEC wants to improve: The quality of information that funds report to the Commission The Commission’s risk monitoring and oversight, examination, […]

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[Guide] SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization

In an effort to increase transparency, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted new rules and amendments, called Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules, which require registered investment companies to modernize their reporting and disclosures. While many investment managers have started their journey towards compliance, others have struggled. The new requirements can be daunting for […]

Transforming With Optimism in the Insurance Industry

Mario Greco, CEO of Zurich Insurance Group, one of the world’s largest insurance companies, sat down with CNBC following the release of the company’s Q4 2017 earnings. He shared his views on how the industry is doing as a whole, as well as how Zurich is maintaining its leadership position in such a competitive environment. […]

Risk in a Blink – The Power of Observation

Everyone expects for a theory or an Apple in a BLINK! When Newton’s head was bonked by an apple, his bulb just got brightened in a BLINK. He discovered the law of gravity which still exists in every school textbook. “Apple” came to Steve Jobs’ mind in a blink when he was returning from an […]

5-Phase Approach To Sales Practices Compliance For Banks

Adjusting to the new regulatory environment Recent problems with bank employees opening unauthorized accounts for consumers have focused the regulatory spotlight on sales practices in the industry. The fallout from sales practices problems has been spectacular and well-publicized: Hundreds of millions of dollars in fines and legal costs Destruction of shareholder value Brand and reputational […]

Agile Risk Management vs Traditional Risk Management

“Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing” – Warren Buffet A college called the “Risk Management Institute” arranged a get together for their alumni students. Two close ex-classmates named AGIL and TRADY are meeting years after their graduation. They both are highly skilled RISK MANAGERS. They discuss their families, life, love, society, and stuff. […]

6 Benefits Of Business Intelligence

Wealth management firms that have embraced a comprehensive business intelligence (BI) program can: mitigate operational and regulatory challenges across the firm; gain visibility into investment analytics, client relationship management, performance reporting, compliance, and contact management; and generate more comprehensive management and client reports. On the other hand, wealth management firms with a more limited set […]

Contingency Plan vs Mitigation Plan

SAFETY IS NOT A RESULT OF LUCK; IT COMES FROM PREPARATION A Contingency Plan is a designed plan which takes into account a number of possible future events or circumstances where a mitigation plan is the step to reduce adverse effects. That’s still not a clear message, is it? CAUTION IS THE PARENT OF SAFETY […]

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