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Rise of the Machines, Part 2: Changing Portfolio Management

Nov 21, 2019 12:30:00 PM / by Bo J. Howell posted in Guest Author, Technology, FinTech, John Simmons


By John Simmons

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A  Fresh Look at Vendor Due Diligence

Sep 26, 2019 12:44:00 PM / by Nick Horvath posted in Service Providers, Guest Author, Policies

By Nick Horvath

Vendor due diligence, an oldie… but a goodie.  Vendor due diligence has been a risk mitigation technique since the words Caveat Emptor were first spoken.  But what about today? How much emphasis should your firm place on vendor due diligence? Why should you care? Let us count the ways.

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An Analysis of the SEC's Proposed Fund of Funds Rule

Apr 19, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by John Yoder posted in SEC Rule, ETFs, Guest Author

SEC’s Proposed Fund of Funds Rule Simplifies Fund of Funds Compliance, But Creates Liquidity Concerns

By John Yoder and Bo Howell

For over a decade now exchange-traded Funds (“ETFs”) have become a primary investment for asset managers to gain low-cost access to broad segments of the markets. More recently, ETFs have grown to focus on more niche parts of the investment universe (e.g., sector ETFs, thematic ETFs, etc.). The growth in the number and size of these products reflects an asset management trend away from concentrated portfolios to asset allocation strategies. Often, these strategies are packaged in mutual funds or other investment companies that simply acquire shares of ETFs and other funds, as opposed to individual securities like stocks or bonds.

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Introduction to the Titan Platform – The New Kid on the Block

Sep 7, 2018 9:15:40 AM / by Michelle Morgan posted in Investment Advisers, Service Providers, Compliance, Guest Author, Michelle Morgan, Private Funds, Technology

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Introduction: Michelle Morgan and Titan Technology

Sep 6, 2018 4:00:06 PM / by Bo J. Howell posted in Guest Author, Technology

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