The Ultimate Guide on the Fundamentals of ETFs


ACA Group

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  • Compliance
  • Distribution

At's EDGE conference this year, ACA’s Adam Shoffner, Director and Fund Chief Compliance Officer, along with panelists Todd Rosenbluth (VettaFi), Jillian DelSignore (FLX Networks), and Mo Sparks (NYSE) discussed the fundamentals of an exchange-traded fund (“ETF”). The conference united over 1,000 industry players to fuel growth and innovation for the ETF and wealth management community. During their panel discussion, they shared fundamental and essential areas of consideration for ETF issuers, advisors, and other providers in the industry.

Watch their panel below to learn more about:

  • How ETFs work - where are the true risks and opportunities and what makes a great ETF

  • The creation/redemption process that makes ETFs more liquid

  • Tax efficiencies of ETFs compared to other fund structures

  • How ETFs price their underlying assets and why that can create unknown risks and/or efficiencies

Watch here

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We work with asset management firms throughout the world to facilitate compliance and product distribution through legal underwriting, registered representative licensing, and DTCC/NSCC fund sponsorship. We have experience working with all types of pooled investment vehicles, such as mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), alternative products, closed-end interval funds, business development companies (BDCs) and private placements. 

ACA Foreside advises ETF issuers and asset managers regarding the regulatory, financial, operational, and distribution requirements of ETFs. Our team closely follows the expanding U.S. and international ETF marketplaces and the rapid product innovation in the market today.

Contact our team to learn more about how we can help your firm launch an ETF.

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