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Archive for September 2017

September 27, 2017

Natural Selection Will Eventually Rear Its Ugly Head across All Compliance Departments

Just because an investment firm tells you that they have compliance controls in place means little. Unless they actually outline and then walk you through their operations, investors simply cannot trust what is being told to them. To emphasize this point, some very smart people that work for the very largest investment firms are just
September 19, 2017

Hedge Funds’ First Line of Defense is the Risk Assessment

Hedge fund managers are some of the brightest‎ professionals in the investment industry. In many cases, after having worked for other firms there are those that choose to set up their own operation because they have reached the point of no longer wanting to be answerable to anyone. In essence, they are the epitome of
September 6, 2017

Hedge Funds Need to Cease Using Benchmarks in their Core Performance Marketing Materials

The investment management industry is fiercely competitive. As such, in order to distinguish oneself managers need to focus on putting their best foot forward across their entire organization – from front-office investment decision-making to back-office documented transparency. Few hedge fund entrepreneurs possess all of the required skills to make their firm a success. The vast