How fund companies can stay in compliance with SEC Rule 18f-4 

What does it take for fund companies to stay in compliance within a shifting risk management landscape? Risk management has entered uncharted territory. Amid global disruptions caused by COVID-19, it’s essential for financial services institutions to review model strategies. Challenges include managing business continuity, recovering from the impact on their customer base, and reimagining new Read more

Inside leading energy firms’ plans for the future 

Energy markets are not exempt from the impact of digital change in the global economy. Recently, I attended a panel discussion hosted by and Beacon Platform that explored what drives energy firms like Shell, NRG, and BP as they plan for the future, and how technology companies like Microsoft and Machina Automation support their Read more

Improving the customer experience with empowered RIAs 

Even before our current season, wealth management firms have relied more and more on the flexibility, localized knowledge, and self-motivated efforts of registered investment advisors (RIAs). These independent financial professionals bring a unique book of clients to larger houses in exchange for better marketing assets, technological capabilities, and even trade execution. The RIA focuses on Read more

Investment Bank of the Future: Keys for Embracing the Wave of Technology Disruption 

The turbines of the business machine are moving faster than ever in this new decade. There’s no denying that we live in a quick-turn, instant results, increasingly automated and personalized world. As the investment banking industry plugs into this world and hones a sharper focus on sustainable growth, its technology needs to be aligned to Read more