A Manager’s Guide to Breaking into Sponsor Platforms

“Uncovering Managers in Today’s Crowded Market: Accessing the Platform” was one of the sessions from the MMI 2011 Fall Solutions Conference.  This post is a summary of that session. Speakers: Thomas Latta – Global Head of Traditional Due Diligence, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, leading the traditional asset class due diligence teams (35-40 people), both […]

Ten Ideas for Advisory Business Success from Mark Tibergien – Part 1

Mark Tibergien told everyone to step back and think about the advisors that they’re servicing and ask “what are ten things that will truly change the way we think about our business?” This post is a summary of a session from the MMI 2011 Fall Solutions Conference that was held in NYC in September.  It is part 1 […]

Operational Hurdles for Advisory Solutions – Part 1

How does the regulatory environment look from a technology and operations perspective?  Recently, there was a surprise SEC ruling on uniform fiduciary standards that’s caused a lot of concern on the broker-dealer side about what it means for their reps to be fiduciaries. Also, RIAs will have some of the same requirements for data retention […]