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Custodians push into transition management

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Essex Regional Retirement Board, Danvers, Mass., issued an RFP for a hedge fund-of-funds manager to run about $13.5 million, said Lilli Gilligan, COO for the $300 million fund. Funding will come reducing the $23 million allocation to a hedge fund of funds run by the Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Trust. �We�re not happy with performance,� Ms. Gilligan said. The new manager will compete with the PRIT fund, and after one year, whichever firm has the better performance will run the entire $23 million hedge fund-of-funds allocation, she said. Segal Advisors is assisting. The RFP is available on Segal�s website at ...
Ironically, the technology that could put a rapid end to civilization can also be its salvation. The growing global population, yearning for better living conditions and a cleaner environment, will require even faster-growing supplies of healthful food, fresh water for consumption and irrigation, fuel for transportation, and — especially — electricity that would sustain light, heat, air conditioning, manufacturing, computers, and a myriad of other amenities that have come to be seen as necessities in industrial nations or those that seek to modernize their way of life. An ingredient common to maintaining or improving all of the ...
county budget update from Board of Elections, Comptroller-- speak ...
Vetoes issued Tues. night by County Executive will mean massive cuts to services and further layoffs; recall-- these are pro-active, preventive services; eliminating them will end up costing taxpayers more... -- $988,000 in unnecessary chargebacks to towns for elections (fact: DCBOE cut themselves already!) [positions vetoed too-- but still needed at DCBOE (see memo < DCBOE below-- speak up tonight] -- $434,000 cut, eliminating School Resource Officers across the county (insult to injury now to schools) -- $44,000 cut, eliminating much-needed Accounting Clerk for Comptroller's office (see below!) -- $160,000+ cut to ... market research, surveys and trends
Fidelity delivers a white paper and a warning to RIAs regarding ...
As the advisor world tries to cope with the looming prospect of new cost-basis rules, Fidelity Investments is warning that advisors using outside portfolio software and/or multiple custodians could face serious challenges. The new rule, which goes into effect Jan. 1, requires custodians to report the cost basis for stocks sold in all their accounts to the IRS . The difficulty, which is minor or major depending on who you listen to, comes if an advisor depends on portfolio management software and uses multiple custodians to develop cost-basis information that a client then sends to the IRS . Given the complexity of keeping track ... market research, surveys and trends


Awards for Excellence in Institutional Client Service Europe 2010
Congratulations to Europe’s best providers of client services in asset management and custody. Click on a category to see the shortlist. BNP Paribas Securities Services – The French custodian branched out from its home market and took its first UK pension scheme mandate this year after an intensive sales trail. It was also instrumental in bringing together some large UK deals - Aberdeen and the long only asset management arm of Credit Suisse along with merging Henderson and New Star in record time. Brevan Howard – This hedge fund manager, whose usual target investor has been high net worth clients, was praised for the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Global Risk Management Survey:
As custodians of customer assets, and pillars of the world's financial system, financial institutions are held to the highest .... complexity of risk management during the transition. .... management. Forty-four percent of executives said their CRO ..... companies with assets above $250 billion, for which the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
An ETF Commission War Is Brewing
There�s something afoot in the ETF space that�s going to challenge reps and advisors to create value-for-money propositions for their services. In case you haven�t noticed, suites of commission-free ETFs are now being offered by a number of brokerages. Charles Schwab & Co. kicked things off last November as a means to build assets in its recently launched family of exchange-traded funds. A few months later, Fidelity Brokerage Services rolled out a more expansive plan offering free trading of 25 iShares portfolios and its own ETF tracking the Nasdaq Composite Index. Both brokerages were later upstaged by Vanguard Brokerage ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Gorman Law Office, Seth F. Gorman, under appointment by the Court of Appeal; David J. Pasernak for Defendant and Appellant. Valerie E. Sopher, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Respondent. Law Office of Bonnie L. Miller, Bonnie L. Miller for Minor. BRUINIERS, J. The juvenile court found that Karla C. (Karla) was at risk of continuing sexual abuse at the hands of a stepfather in the home of her mother, P.E. (Mother), and that Mother had failed to protect Karla from the abuse. The court took jurisdiction over Karla under Welfare and Institutions Code section 300, subdivision (d) and removed Karla from ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


NADINE CHAKAR, HEAD of Europe, the Middle
custodians to put the value back into the 'value added' ...... push. Michael Jackett-Simpson, Asia Pacific head, transition management, at Citi in Sydney, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Department of Administrative Services September 2009
The DAS Technology Support Center has provided video and audio conferencing services to state agencies and other public entities since fall 2006. During the 2009 legislative session, the Legislature directed DAS to discontinue these services. DAS immediately assembled a project team to tackle the mandate and examine its two key parts: DAS will continue to provide these services until further notice and will stay in touch with its customers who rely on video, audio and Web conferencing. For more information including the results of a recent survey about agencies’ conferencing needs, visit the project Web page.   technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Preventing Transboundary Crises: The Management and Regulation of ...
management morph into a crisis. How that management takes place depends ... systems are already in the precursor zone, trying not to be pushed over into ..... a form of crisis prevention is expected—namely, regulation as the custodian of .... organizations do not transition from one stage to another in their life ...
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