By Kristin McCann, Senior Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer
July 27, 2017Read More
July 6, 2017
By Rom Beneche, CPA, Vice President, Business Development
The role of the fund administrator has evolved from a service provider into a partnership.
I have spent quite a bit of time as a fund administrator and I remember the days when a fund administrator would simply calculate your NAV every month and that was basically...
June 27, 2017
On May 12, 2017, an unprecedented wave of ransomware spread via the internet hitting organizations and individuals around the world. The ransomware known as “WannaCry” quickly became front page news. The purpose of the ransomware, developed by cyber-criminals, was to extort money. The way it accomplished this was to infect...
June 15, 2017
By Jace Schuppan, National Sales Manager
It’s no secret that fund distribution has become increasingly difficult in today’s market. The universe of products is much larger, technology/data requirements are ever-growing, and regulatory changes are impacting the model of distribution we have come to know. For the most part,...
June 8, 2017
By Tyler Resch, Vice President, IASG
If an average investor were asked what a futures contract is, he or she would probably answer, “I am not really sure, but it sounds complicated and probably doesn’t impact me.” Futures contracts are agreements to buy or sell a specific item, in a specific quantity, of a defined quality,...
May 25, 2017
By Josh Kohn and Vicki Todd
It’s that time of year when many people are ending one chapter of their life and getting ready to start a new one outside of school. And, while they may have picked their degree major, they don’t always know what they want to do in the real-world workplace.
May 10, 2017
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May 4, 2017
By Andrew Rogers, The Gemini Companies
There are many different methods to calculate and monitor portfolio risk. However, many believe that the best approach starts with, and is generally driven by, the philosophy and requirements of the investor within the context of the investment mandate and portfolio goals. Effective...
April 27, 2017
How Not To Get Hit By It
By Scott Spratlen, Senior Vice President of Technology
When you hear the term “bus factor,” I imagine a few different images come to mind. Maybe it’s the impending headlights of a bus heading straight for you or a fleet of busses trekking across the country. In and of itself, the term bus factor...
April 20, 2017
By Paul Wick, VP Business Development
There is no denying that technology has drastically changed the financial industry. However, most of the technological advancements in the hedge fund space have been focused on the fund strategy and not the end investor. Naturally, resources have been dedicated to improving a firm’s...