Regulatory mandates and pressure from investors are driving firms to implement new security policies which can be challenging for employees. Here's a set of key guidelines to minimize the impact and maximize the value of implementations for your employees.
Although regulatory compliance will always be a function led and directed by people, technology can support those efforts and make processes more efficient and effective. Here are five ways it can be of benefit to your firm to make RegTech an everyday part of your compliance program.
With the holiday season here and year-end looming, the pressure is mounting to cross those final compliance to-do’s off the list and finish the year strong. We’ve developed the following checklist to help guide you through the key areas to consider as you head into 2019.
The year-end brings with it regulation changes and increased demands that last throughout the first quarter of the year. It’s all too easy for many compliance tasks to take a back seat due to lack of staff and bandwidth. Compliance officers and managers need the assurance that they can start 2019 off on the right foot and still have the resources available to fulfill both their regulatory obligations and their fiduciary duty to clients on a daily basis.
With four months to go until the United Kingdom’s anticipated exit of the European Union, the world braces itself for the final ‘divorce’ arrangements to be agreed, and to understand the subsequent consequences of those decisions. With questions still unanswered on how Brexit will impact investment firms, we examine possible marketing and distribution issues post-Brexit.
Did you miss our California Consumer Privacy Act webcast? ACA Aponix's Alex Scheinman shares what you need to know about the regulation and how you can prepare for the compliance deadline.
This case study details how ACA's NorthPoint Data Management Solutions helped a large OCIO manager solve challenges related to the Form ADV requirement to provide derivatives exposure for investments made via Separately Managed Accounts (SMAs) based on day-over-day data.
ACA's Jeff Rowley and Sara Laverick share a 6-step approach to stay on top of the vendors your company uses, and to ensure that their cyber and technology risks are accounted for and under control.
ACA’s Chris Stover shares 4 ways to prevent breaches and test your company’s security controls.
As the 2018 finish line approaches, it is necessary to start looking ahead to how you want to shape your compliance program for the coming year. Last week, we discussed how to build the foundation of your budgeting process. This week, we asked the many former regulators and CCOs on ACA’s staff for their perspective on the most crucial components of building a compliance budget.
Did you miss our vendor risk management webcast? ACA Aponix's Marc Lotti shares tips from the session for a team approach to vendor risk management.
This case study explains how a private equity firm utilized ACA's M&A diligence and advisory services to determine the security of their target's integrated platform and necessary investment in technology, processes, and personnel to support their investment thesis.
The adoption of RegTech is rapidly becoming business as usual for an increasing number of compliance teams, with personal trading/code of ethics compliance being one of the most significant areas of RegTech adoption. ACA's Jordan Schwartz details the major benefits of adopting a code of ethics/personal trading technology solution.