Compliance keeping you up at night?

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Reports, reports, reports!

It’s enough to wake any hedge fund exec in the middle of the night in a cold sweat – the compliance nightmares.

Sign o’ the times
In just a few years, we’ve seen the alternative investment industry go from relatively unrestricted to tightly regulated. Reporting demands have exploded. Examinations and audits have become a way of life. And transparency is the new watchword.

In this highly controlled and scrutinized environment, regulatory and investor compliance capabilities have become ever more crucial—both for hedge funds and their service providers.

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Automation with a human touch

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Much has been written in recent years about digital investment advice platforms or “robo advisors.” By now, the robo wave seems to have crested and we are seeing a variety of business models leveraging automation, from the purely algorithm-powered platforms to hybrids that offer some degree of self-service augmented by specified levels of human contact and professional advice. Meanwhile, traditional advisors that have relied on a baby-boomer clientele are looking for cost-effective ways to serve the next generation of tech-savvy, wealth building and value-conscious investors. Read more ›

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3 ongoing investments in SS&C Advent Custodial Data (ACD)

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We know how important timely and reliable data is to your business. That’s why we’re constantly working to enhance our data delivery capabilities on your behalf.  Here are just a few things we’ve done recently to strengthen our data connections.

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Cyber defense: stop, look and think before you click

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Profit is the main motivator behind cybercrime, and humans have become the number one target. How can you avoid being the victim of a cyberattack? Find out this year at SS&C Deliver from Lisa McLaughlin, VP Corporate Security, SS&C,  and Bob Bragdon, SVP/Published, CSO,  during their presentation, “Securing the human – The first line of defense.”

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Data controls: 3 questions to ask your service provider

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In the eco-system of outsourcing, flexible, transparent co-sourcing creates the optimal environment for your operations and people to thrive. Your firm should ask three questions when evaluating an operational service provider to ensure that the proper data controls are in place:

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