Oyster in the News – 100 Women in Hedge Funds

Oyster in the News – 100 Women in Hedge Funds Alison Morrison, Managing Director of Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Ltd. is also a member of the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA), an independent group that encourages foreign direct investment and helps companies start up, re-locate or expand their business in Bermuda. Recently, The BDA hosted members… READ MORE

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SEC Asset Management Supervision: Transition Planning

In light of a recent announcement by SEC Chair Mary Jo White that the SEC plans to increase supervision of asset managers, Oyster Consulting has been providing a series of blogs on ways firms can mitigate risks, evaluate their services, and ensure policies and procedures are in place to protect their clients and themselves. While… READ MORE

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Increased SEC Asset Management Supervision Derivatives

Recently, SEC Chair Mary Jo White announced that the Commission plans to increase supervision of asset managers. Oyster Consulting is providing a series of blogs on ways firms can mitigate risks, evaluate their services, and ensure policies and procedures are in place to protect their clients and themselves. Product Risk Assessment: Portfolio Derivatives In addition… READ MORE

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Join Oyster Consulting’s Harriet Britt at the San Francisco, CA Compliance Roundtable

The San Francisco California Compliance Roundtable began in 2010 as a small gathering of compliance professionals working together to share ideas and solutions regarding the evolving regulatory requirements. Today, dozens of compliance professionals, lawyers and compliance vendors meet to network and discuss current compliance issues. The Roundtable often features guest speakers, and provides a format… READ MORE

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Increased SEC Asset Management Supervision: Portfolio Liquidity

In light of a recent announcement by SEC Chair Mary Jo White that the SEC plans to increase supervision of asset managers, Oyster Consulting will be providing a series of blogs on ways firms can mitigate risks, evaluate their services, and ensure policies and procedures are in place to protect their clients and themselves. Product… READ MORE

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SEC Announces Plan to Tighten Supervision of Asset Managers

Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White recently announced a three-pronged Commission reform plan to tighten supervision risks of asset managers. While the plan is still in the developmental stages, asset managers should expect new regulatory control requirements for portfolio composition and operational risks to be rolled out. White defines portfolio composition risks as… READ MORE

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Hedge Fund Investor Group AOI Publishes Best Practice Principles

Hedge Fund Investor Group AOI Publishes Best Practice Principles Alignment of Interest Association (“AOI”) recently published guidelines to serve as a platform for discussion among hedge fund industry participants. Formed in 2008, AOI is an informal group of like-minded institutional investors who want fairer terms from hedge fund managers. Membership to the group is restricted… READ MORE

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