This month's syndicated lending scoop includes: secondary market loan returns top 7%, a potential cure for CLO risk retention, and more.
Audit-readiness is top of mind for alternative investment firms as regulators reveal examination priorities for the year ahead. The SEC and FINRA both identified cybersecurity preparedness as a key area of focus on 2015 exams.
In this age of increased transparency, investment strategy and position level information needs to be communicated and shared among many parties.
While there are tremendous productivity benefits to using cloud-based file-sharing applications, there are also considerable risks, especially when confidential or proprietary information is involved. Look no further than the DropBox data breach last year, when an unconfirmed number of accounts were compromised.