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Nov 13, 2019

The problem when asset allocators don’t manage and mitigate operational risks in multi-fund portfolios

Managing operational risk in fund investments has been a topic of discussion for a number of years. In 2003, a Capco whitepaper entitled “Understanding and Mitigating Operational Risk in Hedge Fund Investments” concluded that over 50% of hedge fund failures were due to operational risk. The paper also concluded that this risk could be mitigated through the concept of “Operational Due Diligence” (ODD).

Nov 8, 2019

The top five challenges of legacy commercial loan systems

Within the current low-yield environment and growing regulatory workload, the mortgage industry faces real and ongoing challenges to reduce operational costs. At the same time, lenders need to be nimble and agile to respond to borrower and investor demands.

Nov 6, 2019

Stay competitive with mobile solutions for property management

Whether you manage one property or multiple sites, like most property managers you probably spend a good portion of your day on the road or in the field. Inspecting units, sidewalks and roofs and meeting contractors, tenants, city officials, attorneys, brokers, staff and owners requires a lot of time outside the office.

Nov 4, 2019

The four building blocks of digital transformation

Digital transformation is more than a few one-off enhancements for a business—it’s an evolution through constant change and business realignment. Businesses that introduce technologies like artificial intelligence and process automation will enjoy a competitive edge in keeping up with trends.

Oct 31, 2019

How a golden data set can help overcome common data challenges

How do you infuse data into your day-to-day business? In a recent webinar, The Data Age—How data can drive decisions at all levels of an organization, Alastair Hewitt, Director, CORE-Sightline and Lyndsay Noble, Director, Data Science explored what goes into creating a “Golden Data Set,” and how organizations can use that information in a strategic way.

Oct 30, 2019

SS&C Primatics leads CECL discussion at AICPA

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) held its National Conference on Banks & Savings Institutions in National Harbor, Md. last month. Once again, SS&C Primatics had the honor of being a gold sponsor and participating in the speaker series on the Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) model under ASC 326, Financial Instruments - Credit Losses as subject matter experts.

Oct 29, 2019

Awareness is key to preventing fraud

In order to better understand the means and methods of fraudsters in the digital age, SS&C turned to a panel of industry practitioners representing law enforcement, one of America’s largest banks, a large asset manager, and SS&C’s own experts.

Oct 24, 2019

Unlocking your full potential and magnifying exposure to qualified investors, while staying on top of the industry

The Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS) are a set of compliance standards administered by the CFA Institute and used by investment managers worldwide to ensure the transparent and complete disclosure of their funds’ performance. When investment firms claim compliance, investors can directly compare the performance of their funds with one another, a feature that has become a de-facto requirement during the manager selection process by institutional investors.

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