Rule 22e-4 is specifically aimed at quantifying liquidity risk in most mutual fund and ETF portfolios – particularly, the risk of a fund being unable to meet redemption requests without significant impact on its remaining investors. The regulation comes with a host of challenges leaving fund managers looking for an efficient, scalable solution.
In the post-Solvency II world, asset managers with insurance clients are grappling with additional layers of complexity. In addition to incorporating the cost of capital into the asset allocation process, they are also required to fulfill an extensive set of reporting obligations, leading them to partner with external vendors to implement a cost-effective and efficient workflow.
While building composites is common among institutional asset managers, private wealth managers have not adopted them to the same degree – but a shift is already underway, and this will continue to change as wealth managers face renewed scrutiny.
This excerpt from an Aite Impact Report details the Aite Group vendor assessment framework, the market and it’s players, and why Confluence was selected as Best-in-Class for Fixed Income Attribution and Analytics.
As the RegTech space continues to mature, focus is shifting from the what to the how – that is, from simply being compliant to identifying how asset managers and service providers can leverage technology to refine existing compliance and reporting procedures and execute them with efficiency, precision and cost-effectiveness.
To modernize the regulatory framework covering derivatives, and to address how both derivatives themselves and the risks they pose to investors have changed, the SEC has fundamentally changed the rules.
For the past decade, the inclusion of Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) criteria has become a leading trend in the financial industry, deeply changing the stock picking and allocation process of asset managers.
The overarching problem faced by many firms and their performance teams is a persistent lack of enterprise-wide visibility into asset performance and risk exposure.
It is becoming increasingly clear that thinking about data and operations through different lenses for front, middle, and back office is the old way of doing things.
From technology decisions, to building the ultimate self-service platform for television content, what can asset managers learn from Netflix when looking at digitization and information distribution?
As investor expectations increase and product innovation develops, the standards are evolving to remain relevant and maintain their core purpose: ensuring performance transparency and comparability.