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January live date for IFRS 9 accounting standard puts spotlight on asset manager systems

After almost a decade in the offing, the IFRS 9 Financial Instruments accounting standard will finally become mandatorily applicable for financial services organizations as of January 1, 2018. Why does this matter? IFRS 9 marks a major change to the

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With Syncova, fund administrators have a powerful new way to differentiate their services

It has long been the bane of buy-side firms — how to understand, manage and accurately account for all the costs associated with their margin, stock borrowing and financing agreements. Fund managers that are able to better control these costs

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Compliance keeping you up at night?

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

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Hedge funds & the 5 major hurdles to effective risk management

Sound risk management. Is there anything more important for a hedge fund these days? Arguably not … especially if you want to achieve sustainable outperformance for the long term, and continue to attract and retain assets and investors.

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Outsourcing: No longer yes or no, but what and how

Should you outsource your operations and technology? It’s a question hedge funds have been asking themselves for years. Not anymore. For many hedge fund managers, it is no longer an issue of whether to outsource — but rather, what functions

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