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To Switch or Not to Switch: SEC Postpones Ruling on IFRS Adoption

For more than two years, the SEC has been weighing the pros and cons of adopting IFRS, the global principles-based accounting standards used by most other countries. The US is essentially the only major market not using IFRS, so isn’t

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Posted in Advisors, Asset Managers, Compliance, Global, Hedge Funds

Everything New Is Getting Old

Repeat any word a hundred times and it’s reduced to a meaningless sound—right? That might be what’s happening to “innovation,” a term that’s been overused since the 1990s. In the last three months, 250 books with “innovation” in the title

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Posted in Trends

Compliance 2012: What Will the New Year Bring?

January 1 marks not only a new year but the start of a whole new regulatory and market landscape. Curious about what it means for you? The Wall Street Journal offers a series of succinct articles that we think provide

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Posted in Compliance

Dodd-Frank: Fodder for FUD

This week in New York, Advent joins thousands of other industry players at the annual SIFMA fin-tech conference. The talk of the show was the impact of Dodd-Frank on the industry – and the alarm bells continue to ring over

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Posted in Compliance


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