ACA Spotlight Blog

Insights and thought leadership from ACA's team of compliance and technology professionals.

May 25, 2018

Summer is finally here! With Memorial Day marking the unofficial start to summer it’s time to take a break, but in the compliance industry it’s not as simple as turning on your “out of office” and walking out the door. Compliance officers and managers need the assurance that they can leave the office and still have the resources available to fulfill both their regulatory obligations and their fiduciary duty to clients.

May 17, 2018

The GIPS® Technical Committee recently released three new GIPS Q&A’s that are all effective as of April 18, 2018.

May 1, 2018

Hedge funds and hedge fund advisers that need to file Form PF on a quarterly basis may already know the challenges they face. This blog post summarizes what additional information you need as a quarterly filer to help you prepare for the next submission deadline.

April 26, 2018

Consultant database reporting is an important business consideration for many investment management firms. The databases serve as a gateway for investment managers to reach institutional and retail assets alike. A recent trend in the industry is that of increased due diligence.

April 25, 2018

A growing multi-affiliate private equity fund manager with approximately $1 billion assets under management was manually tracking its compliance tasks and reviewing marketing materials through email.

April 6, 2018

ACA Technology's Product Spotlight series highlights how ACA's technology solutions can help firms streamline operations, scale for growth, and meet business objectives effectively and efficiently.

April 6, 2018

More firms continue to be implicated as fallout from the F-Squared Investments, Inc. enforcement action continues.

April 11, 2018

ACA’s Spring 2018 Compliance and Performance Conference will include for the fourth time a performance-focused track specifically on issues related to performance measurement and the GIPS® Standards.

April 2, 2018

During the first quarter of 2018, U.S. regulatory agencies and a federal district court issued statements and took actions that are likely to significantly affect the U.S. regulatory landscape for digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings, and digital asset trading platforms. This blog post is a summary of our article detailing the recent key regulatory developments that apply to organizations operating in the U.S. digital asset space.

March 28, 2018

Firms of all sizes frequently ask about the relevance and importance of forming a GIPS® Committee within their organization. Startup firms debate whether a GIPS Committee provides any added value when limited personnel causes constraints on resources.

March 28, 2018

Today’s conference spotlight highlights a session that will address a topic that many investment advisers have wondered about: what actually happens during an SEC exam?

March 27, 2018

Today’s conference spotlight highlights a session that will cover one of the financial industry’s most buzzed-about topics: Cryptocurrency and Compliance.

March 26, 2018

Today’s conference spotlight highlights two sessions led by our performance professionals from ACA Performance Services. 

March 23, 2018

Today’s conference spotlight highlights the session Using Compliance Technology and Consolidating Data Sets to Create New and Essential Insights.