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MiFID II brings a world of change for the buy side … and not just in Europe

In reality, chances are you’re going to get caught up in MiFID II. Its scope means any buy-side firm that has dealings with European clients, funds or even assets will be subject to at least some aspects of the rules.

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Posted in Advent Software, Asset Managers, Regulation, Compliance, and Security

Expanded Connectivity Options for Moxy Users

There may be some pockets of the trading world where phones or spreadsheets via email are still in use, particularly outside North America, but that is more and more the exception. Electronic trading is increasingly the rule. Unless a firm

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Posted in Advent Software, Technology, Trading, Wealth Management and Financial Planning

A Balancing Act: Managing Due Diligence and Delivering Returns

Seeking to deliver better returns that most domestic securities offer, asset management has changed for endowments and foundations along with defined contribution plans and necessitated increasing allocations to alternative investments.  The change in the landscape appears to be the norm,

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Posted in Hedge Funds

New White Paper Highlights Popular, Controversial Security Type

Flash quiz: What type of investment product was introduced in 1989, trades like a stock, and in the last decade grew more quickly than any other segment of the US asset management industry? If your answer is exchange-traded funds (ETFs),

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Posted in Compliance

IX. Q&A On Form ADV Part 2From Focus 1

Worried about making the deadline for completing the new Form ADV Part 2 and related paperwork? The questions below are from actual investment managers who participated in a recent web seminar hosted by Advent and Focus 1. We hope you’ll

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Posted in Compliance, Focus 1


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