IVP Issue Brief | COVID-19 And Regulatory Reporting

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IVP Issue Brief | COVID-19 And Regulatory Reporting

The global pandemic has significantly impacted the financial ecosystem, its processes and infrastructure. In nearly every jurisdiction, market participants are calling for policy adjustments and relaxation of regulatory requirements given the ongoing economic uncertainty. Institutions, investors and other stakeholders are adjusting and evolving traditional processes to meet the demands of the new environment.

While regulators have been sympathetic to the investment community, striking a balance between relaxing stringent obligations and monitoring risk build-up across markets, a fund’s success hinges on its ability to harness digital-first providers in order to accelerate its digital transformation.

Download the Knowledge Paper to know how key agencies in the US and EU are walking the line between flexibility and oversight.

IVP Price Master Whitepaper

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IVP Price Master Whitepaper

The alternative asset management industry has grown steadily since the recession, with global AUM predicted to reach US$15.3 trillion by 2020. This growth has been coupled with a comparable increase in regulatory burden and competitive pressure. Automation is a popular strategy for addressing both of these challenges simultaneously. Replacing manual processes improves overall efficiency, enabling funds to devote more time and energy to alpha generation. Automation also reduces the risk of error. These benefits are driving the automation of reconciliation and the management of security, reference, and portfolio data.

Pricing remains a notable exception. While pricing portfolio positions is integral to the end of month valuation used to calculate the net asset value (NAV), most large funds still perform these critical calculations with customized spreadsheets. In this white paper, we explore why this is the case, why the conventional approach contains hidden risks, and how funds can increase automation, reduce risk, and improve controls in a strategic way.

To know more download the whitepaper.