Tag: Compliance

Placing Ethics and Compliance in the Foreground of Business Decision-Making

Thinking about how to make ethics and compliance part of a business’s decision-making can prove to be challenging. By nature, compliance professionals are often results-oriented, focusing on a binary end-result; either you are in compliance, or you are not. That focus is important, but emphasizing process is also vital, John Walsh, Partner at Eversheds Sutherland … Continued

10 Rules for Marketing Alternative Funds

When it comes to managers of alternative assets, it seems there’s a bit of a trust problem. According to a recent CFA Institute survey, for example, trust in hedge funds was 59% while trust in other alternative investment managers was only 60% among institutional investors. Those numbers come in far below institutional investors’ trust in mainstream managers, which … Continued

The Regulatory Road, Part 1: Strategic vs. Tactical

A strategic approach to regulation in the investment industry is frequently championed in financial news articles and blogs. The majority of these missives urge investment firms to reconsider the traditional, tactical approach to compliance that results in a web of vendors and responses to regulatory reporting requirements. Firms that respond tactically to regulation handle each … Continued

CSS CRO Jeanette Turner on Bloomberg Markets

CSS’ global profile continues to rise. Chief Regulatory Officer Jeanette Turner recently appeared on Bloomberg Markets: Rules & Returns to discuss changing approaches to compliance, data management and reporting requirements, with an emphasis on two CSS strengths: technology and automation. “For reporting, which is the new thing that regulators are focused on – they love … Continued

Tech Transforms Compliance Role in 2017

CSS Chief Regulatory Officer Jeanette Turner was quoted in a recent Ignites article on how “Tech Transforms Compliance Role in 2017.” A flood of new reporting requirements and a shift in regulators’ expectations has made technology a critical component of fund companies’ compliance work in 2017. Chief Compliance Officers’ use of technology “is no longer … Continued


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