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Jul 19, 2019

IMN West Real Estate CFO & COO Forum

On 16-17 May, the IMN West Real Estate CFO & COO Forum was hosted in Santa Monica, California, and professionals from SS&C’s Real Assets team were there offering insight as panelist participants in two separate sessions: technology and opportunity zones.

Jul 16, 2019

Is blue sky compliance like the SEC or the IRS?

All fund compliance has risen to elevated levels within fund boards, and a recent hot topic has become state compliance, also known as blue sky laws.  This is due to obvious reasons– fees and penalties. 

Jul 2, 2019

Five mistakes to avoid when implementing an SFTR solution

Following the release of the technical standards on Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR) transaction reporting on 20th March, in-scope firms – including credit institutions and investment firms – will need to comply with reporting obligations that come into force on 13th April 2020.

Nov 19, 2018

Do virtual economists get virtual model validators?

In the novel on which the classic film Bladerunner is based, the prolific science fiction author Philip K. Dick asks whether androids dream of electric sheep. Perhaps in a science fiction universe, virtual economists could have their work validated by virtual model validators, have model risk managed by virtual CROs and have governance managed by a virtual board.  But here in this universe, under the current regulatory and legal framework, real live model validators must be used to validate models, real live CROs must be used to manage model risk, and real live boards must be used to provide governance.

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