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Tillage Fund vs. SS&C Fund Admin | Phishing Cyber Exposure and Whether Hedge Funds Could Protect Themselves?

Jan 13, 2017 3:57:48 PM

As if counter-party risk weren't already one of the biggest concerns of HF Managers! SS&C, one of the largest and most trusted fund administrators serving the alternative asset management industry fell victim to a phishing cyberattack costing a fund client millions of dollars but far worse, their business. As a fund manager, how can you protect yourself?

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How our Corporate Mission and Process Helped Us Win the Day!

Jan 6, 2017 1:05:55 PM

We recently received a referral from a consultant who was asked to assist their client with the D&O insurance buying process. He reached out to us and asked if we can help as he felt his client needed more guidance and advice than they were getting. Who can blame them? Management Liability Insurance is complex and it's not a cheap purchase. Hence clients expect, as they should, to be educated on the product and how it will address their specific risks and concerns.

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2016 SEC Enforcement Results

Oct 31, 2016 2:29:11 PM

On October 11th, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that, in fiscal year 2016, it filed 868 enforcement actions exposing financial reporting-related misconduct by companies and their executives and misconduct by registrants and gatekeepers, as the agency continued to enhance its use of data to detect illegal conduct and expedite investigations.

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Prospect Case Study: D&O/E&O Insurance For Registered Investment Advisor and Private Fund Firm

Oct 28, 2016 12:40:10 PM

Who: New York Based RIA & Private Fund with $400,000,000 in assets under management.

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Tags: Analysis, Case Study, Coverage, Directors & Officers Liability, D&O, Errors and Omissions, hedge fund, hedge fund insurance, Iron Cove, Lou D'Agostino, regulation, Risk, Risk Management, SEC

SEC Administrative Proceeding Cites Violation of Advisers Act Due to Insurance Premium Allocation Practices

Oct 18, 2016 6:03:28 PM

The SEC has commenced enforcement proceedings against a large greenwich based Hedge Fund siting violations of section 206(2), 206(4) and 206(4)-8 of the Investment Advisers Act in part resulting from inadequate insurance premium allocation methodology.

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