In this episode, CSS’s Director of Cyber IT Services, E.J. Yerzak sits down with Co-Founder and COO of TerraTrue, Chris Handman to discuss data privacy and how compliance can keep up with the ambitions of product teams by building data privacy controls into the product development lifecycle.
In this episode, our team of global transaction reporting experts, Alexis Wiazmitinoff and Nicklas Nilsson discuss changes coming to EMIR REFIT in 2022 and beyond. With the markets moving towards a harmonization of data elements across regulations, how will that provide regulators with a more complete and holistic view of OTC derivatives and improve operational efficiency for financial firms?
In this episode, our team of cybersecurity experts, E.J. Yerzak and Mike Farrell discuss the latest ransomware attacks in the news, best practices to keep your data secure and hackers out, and what to do first if your firm is hit by an attack.
In this episode, former CCOs Korrine Kohm and Ariana Monchick discuss compliance management and how to expand and optimize your program leveraging tools, technology and outsourced compliance services.
In this episode, CSS’s Director of Broker-Dealer Services and Private Funds John Gentile sits down with Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer of Off the Chain Capital, Brian Estes to discuss the world of cryptocurrency and Bitcoin. Is this investing or gambling, is it an asset class, and why should investment advisers and broker-dealers be thinking about adding digital assets to their clients’ portfolios?
In this episode, CSS’s former CCOs Allison Fraser and Matt Calabro sit down to discuss trade surveillance and how CCOs can mitigate the risk factors through the trade lifecycle – from pre-trade to trade execution and post-trade. They’ll also dive into how compliance together with operations and third parties can build out a robust and automated trade surveillance program.
In this episode, CSS’s Regulatory Content Manager Greg Hotaling sits down with Head of Product for CSS’s Investment Monitoring solution, Mike Marmo to discuss position limit changes coming soon in the U.S. and EU and how pre-trade monitoring is becoming a must-have for investment managers.
In this episode, CSS’s Director of Registered Investment Company Services Allison Fraser sits down with Partner at Morgan Lewis, Laura Flores to discuss the SEC regulatory framework for derivatives use with the new 18f-4 Rule. Even though compliance plans do not have to be fully implemented until August 2022, fund managers need to start preparing now for a compliant derivatives risk management program, calculating daily value-at-risk (VaR) measurements and performing stress tests.
In this episode, CSS’s Head of ESG Marye Cherry sits down with corporate attorney at Scale LLP, Adam Johnson to discuss the evolving ESG landscape from the U.S. perspective, including the impact of the EU SFDR on U.S. asset managers and the U.S. regulatory position on ESG.
In this episode, CSS’s Director of Private Funds and a former SEC regulator, John Gentile sits down with Senior Vice President of Ultimus LeverPoint Private Fund Solutions, Andrew Jones to discuss the world of private fund managers. The round-robin discussion covers SEC registration to identifying as an Exempt Reporting Adviser, the impact of the new Marketing Rule on private funds and compliance best practices for fund admins.
In this special episode, CSS’s Chief Revenue Officer Terence Faherty takes a break from compliance and sits down with Managing Director of Stewardship at the Expect Miracles Foundation and Founder of The SamFund, Samantha Watson to talk about a dedicated commitment of the financial services community to bring meaningful resources to research and people impacted by cancer.
In this episode, CSS’s Director of Broker-Dealer Services and a former regulator, John Gentile and Executive Director, Jackie Hallihan sit down to discuss FINRA’s rule book regarding capital acquisition brokers. These are broker-dealers that limit their business to certain capital raising, mergers and acquisitions and corporate financing activities, so before you go down that regulatory path, it’s important to understand the rules and the benefits of CAB registration.
In this episode, former CCOs and CSS’s compliance services experts in retail and institutional wealth manager services, Korrine Kohm and Matt Calabro discuss a roadmap on navigating the new Marketing Rule, building an action plan and leveraging managed services and technology to help remove compliance complexities from the rule.
In this episode, CSS’s Director of Cyber IT Services E.J Yerzak sits down with AVP, Program Executive at Varney Agency and cyber insurance expert, Nick Weiner to discuss the recent NYDFS guidance for insurers that underwrite cyber insurance policies. The guidance includes a Cyber Insurance Risk Framework that provides best practices for managing cyber insurance risk amid concerns of systemic and “silent” risks to the financial sector.
In this episode, CSS’s Chief Product Officer Ronan Brennan sits down with Regulatory Specialist Nicklas Nilsson to discuss the latest updates from ESMA on MiFIR in the world of transaction reporting and the trend to consolidate regulatory reporting and data going forward.
In this episode, CSS’s Co-Executive Directors of Compliance Services Keith Marks and Jackie Hallihan sit down to discuss actionable takeaways on implementing the SEC’s new Marketing Rule for registered investment advisers within the next 18 months.
In this episode, CSS’s resident document production experts Shane O’Sullivan and Charles Seigle-Goujon sit down to discuss how to prepare now for the UCITS to PRIIPs transition using best practices from the insurance industry and getting data governance procedures in place today.
In this episode, former Chief Compliance Officers Matt Calabro and Allison Fraser sit down to discuss public pension fund independent compliance reviews. Pension fund managers have an extensive due diligence process to screen potential investment advisers for their programs. Today, this due diligence goes beyond examining an investment adviser’s investment process, research and execution capabilities to also include evaluating their operational and compliance excellence and cybersecurity controls.
In this episode, former Chief Compliance Officers Allison Fraser and Victoria Olson sit down to discuss a playbook for regulatory change. With new regulations like the Marketing Rule coming, how do compliance teams prepare, communicate changes to the business and translate regulatory requirements into operational policies and procedures?
In this episode, former Chief Compliance Officers Korrine Kohm and Ariana Monchick discuss CCO liability, ways to avoid enforcement and best practices for compliance teams to mitigate risk and navigate regulatory complexities.
In this episode, CSS’s President and Founder John Lee joins Natalie Silverman to discuss what the future of RegTech looks like in five years, from innovation in machine-learning and AI from both RegTech firms and the regulators, to the digitization and datafication of financial services.
In this episode, CSS’s Regulatory Guidance and ESG Specialist Marye Cherry sits down with Vanessa Barnett, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Environmental, Social, and Governance at FactSet to navigate the latest news on the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation. These experts of ESG discuss the newly released details on the RTS for Level 2 SFDR, how financial firms can manage their ESG data and the impending March 10 deadline for Level 1.
In this episode, CSS’s Regulatory Content Manager Greg Hotaling sits down with Faye Sutherland, Head of Shareholding Disclosure of aosphere LLP to discuss the 2021 watchlist in the world of shareholding disclosure – from foreign direct investment and shareholder activism to updates on short selling restrictions.
In this episode, CSS’s ESG experts Marye Cherry and Ronan Brennan talk about the latest developments with the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation. The ESAs have published the much-anticipated final report and draft RTS on disclosures under the EU SFDR while there’s still the impending 10 March deadline for high-level, principles-based compliance with the Level 1 SFDR.
In this episode, CSS’s team of former Chief Compliance Officers Matt Calabro and Dan Haynes take a look at the global regulatory agenda in 2021 and provide practical tips and tricks to set compliance teams up for success.