THOUGHT LEADERSHIP: White Papers + More
We regularly produce white papers, case studies and more to communicate our perspectives on industry “hot topics” such as fund audit fees, intermediary fee payments, intermediary oversight, data governance and the like.
We regularly conduct client-sponsored Best Practices research, including a 4Q2017 survey to assess the current intermediary service fee caps landscape. This white paper summarizes selected findings from that work. Learn more ➤
This white paper explores two NAV near-miss events where different service providers came close to failing to produce a daily NAV on time, and examines how fund companies handled these events in the post-2015 environment. Learn more ➤
Intermediary fees have been the subject of intense industry and regulatory scrutiny for several years, including SEC reviews around ‘Distribution in Guise’ and 2016 Department of Labor rules (which are still in flux) governing fiduciary obligations by brokers/RIAs. This white paper examines how we structure our comparison of Intermediary Fees and considers how these fees are changing over time. Learn more ➤
Our Audit Fee Survey methodology reflects evolving industry trends and invaluable participant input -- ensuring that survey results are meaningful to investment managers in a changing world. Learn more ➤
While securities lending has slowly been making a comeback since the 2007-8 turndown, the opportunities in the marketplace have shifted. This white paper leverages Barrington's extensive experience in the securities lending arena to examine recent changes and how firms might consider entering (or re-entering) this altered landscape. Learn more ➤