ACA Spotlight Blog

ACA Spotlight Blog

Compliance, risk, and technology insights and alerts for financial services
 

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ACA's experienced compliance, risk, and technology professionals regularly provide insights on industry news, trends, and best practices. Our blog now consolidates all ACA compliance alerts, thought leadership articles, white papers, cybersecurity alerts, and results from ACA surveys to help you find the information you need more quickly and easily.

ACA's Spring Conference 2017 Wrap-Up
Thought Leadership
May 9, 2017

ACA Compliance Group's 2017 Spring Compliance Conference was held from May 3rd through 5th at the luxurious PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

Anticipated Behavior Profile
Thought Leadership
April 24, 2017

Financial institutions (“FI’s”) are required by Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”) regulations to perform risk-based due diligence for their customers and prospective customer. This due diligence is referred to as Customer Due Diligence (“CDD”).

cyber awareness month
Cyber Alert

Cyber incidents can have devastating effects on business of all sizes. A breach or malware attack could cripple business operations, lead to financial losses, expose sensitive data, and cause reputational damage.

Electronic Communications
Thought Leadership

The electronic communication mediums that investment advisers use to conduct business continue to evolve, posing a challenge to the compliance community’s ability to retain and adequately supervise the appropriate books and records.

ACA and Ashland
Thought Leadership

Earlier this month, ACA announced that it is set to acquire Ashland Partners & Company, LLP's GIPS compliance verification and performance practice. When this transaction closes in June, ACA Performance Services will offer the most experienced team of GIPS compliance verifiers in the world, servicing over 1,000 clients annually, including 49% of the top 100 managers of institutional assets worldwide (as determined by Pensions & Investments magazine).