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Hedge Fund Quarterly Update 2021 Q3

Learn more about recent regulatory developments industry insights in our Hedge Fund Quarterly Newsletter.

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  • Compliance
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Private Markets Quarterly Update 2021 Q3

Learn more about recent regulatory developments industry insights in our Private Markets Quarterly Newsletter.

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  • Compliance

ACA Group Acquires Catelas to Create Industry-first 360 Surveillance Offering

The acquisition of Catelas further enhances the holistic surveillance capabilities of ACA’s RegTech platform. Catelas’ patented technology automates the mapping of how people connect and form groups within a firm, isolates collusion risk, and detects high-risk behaviors.

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Apple® Issues Patch to Fix Spyware Vulnerability

A vulnerability has been discovered in Apple products that enables the installation of unauthorized software without the user's permission. The vulnerability is actively used to install Pegasus spyware on devices, allowing user activities to be surveilled by an external party.

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  • Cybersecurity
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Challenges and Solutions for Hedge Fund Managers Considering the GIPS Standards

As more assets have been allocated to alternative investments, and as regulatory scrutiny has dramatically increased, hedge fund managers are increasingly embracing the GIPS standards.

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  • Performance

The Credit Manager’s Path to Compliance with the 2020 GIPS Standards

New York State Insurance Fund released an RFP last week seeking managers for up to $1 billion to be distributed across high yield corporate bonds, bank loans, CLOs, or some combination of all three asset classes.

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  • Performance
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The Real Estate Manager's Path to Compliance with the GIPS Standards

In the current real estate investment environment, many firms want to understand the core components of the GIPS standards before committing the resources needed to attain compliance. Firms that already claim compliance seek to mitigate the risk of becoming noncompliant. This paper provides useful information for both objectives.

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  • Performance

ACA Group and the Investment Adviser Association Announce Strategic Partnership

ACA Group (ACA), a leading provider of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) advisory services and technology solutions, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with the Investment Adviser Association (IAA), a leading organization dedicated to advancing the interests of investment advisers.

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  • Compliance
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Microsoft® Reports “Zero-Day” Attacks Using Tainted Office® Files

Microsoft reports a previously unseen “zero-day” attack that uses Office files tainted with specially crafted Active X controls. Once opened, these controls create a vulnerability that enables perpetrators to perform remote code execution.

Cyber Alert
  • Cybersecurity

ACA’s Inaugural Compliance Technology Benchmarking Survey is Now Open

This survey, sponsored by ACA’s Compliance Leaders Network (C-LEAD), will assess how compliance executives are using traditional and emerging compliance technology to better identify risk and create efficiencies within the compliance program. The results of this survey will provide participants with a deeper understanding of how their peers are maximizing the value of their technology spend.

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  • Compliance