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Posted on May 30th, 2017

Asset Managers: Cyber Attack Simulation Testing

The May 2017 WannaCry ransomware attack caused havoc to computer systems around the world....
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Asset Managers: Cyber Attack Simulation Testing
Posted on April 20th, 2017

Three Tips for Asset Managers … thanks to Yogi

The late philosopher of Major League Baseball fame, Yogi Berra, offered many witty, yet generally...
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Three Tips for Asset Managers … thanks to Yogi
Posted on March 7th, 2017

Navigating ‘A Hard Rain’ in Asset Management

When we consider the state of the asset management industry, the title of a song by the recent...
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Navigating ‘A Hard Rain’ in Asset Management
Posted on February 28th, 2017

Asset Management in 2017: Year of the Pricing War?

Nothing is certain except death, taxes and further fee compression… Benjamin Franklin is credited...
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Asset Management in 2017: Year of the Pricing War?
Posted on February 7th, 2017

DOL Fiduciary Standard ─ We Have Crossed the Rubicon

About the Rubicon… In the winter of 49 BC, Julius Caesar led his army over the Rubicon River,...
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DOL Fiduciary Standard ─ We Have Crossed the Rubicon
Posted on January 17th, 2017

Business Continuity Management: Building Resiliency

Recently, when visiting a client in Manhattan’s financial district, I looked out the...
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Business Continuity Management: Building Resiliency
Posted on November 15th, 2016

Oversight: How to Do It… and Do It Right

We pick up where we left off on one of my recent blog posts: Outsourcing: Insights on Reaching...
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Oversight: How to Do It… and Do It Right
Posted on November 9th, 2016

Bending the Cost Curve

“The Times They Are A-Changin,'” wrote Bob Dylan, who recently won the Nobel Prize...
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Bending the Cost Curve
Posted on November 1st, 2016

Outsourcing Insights on Reaching the Decision

I was recently in a meeting with a leader at an asset management firm that has made full use...
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Outsourcing Insights on Reaching the Decision
Posted on October 13th, 2016

Five Tips to Get the Most Out of Due Diligence

Decisions, decisions, decisions…. Asset managers must contend with a constant stream of them....
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Five Tips to Get the Most Out of Due Diligence