The ever-increasing focus by the Regulators on the accountability of senior management, particularly when things go wrong, emphasises how important it is for individuals in senior positions to have a clear understanding of what is expected of them. This succinct course is designed to assist Senior Managers to have a full understanding of what they need to do to achieve compliance with the rules under the obligations created by the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR).
Firm types we serve
We provide bank asset management groups engaged in trust, custody, and investment management activities with risk, compliance, and internal audit consulting services leveraging techniques used by banking regulators and industry leaders.
We help prepare registered investment companies, as well as their boards, sponsors, advisers, sub-advisers, and service providers, for the rigors of SEC examinations.
We help private equity, private debt, venture capital, and real estate fund managers as well as their portfolio companies comply with the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and industry best practices.
We work closely with investment and operations teams providing pre-and post-deal technology, cybersecurity, privacy, and ESG transaction advisory services and portfolio company oversight.
Our market share
Of the top 50 money managers, as noted in the ADV Ratings September 2020 ranking data
Hedge Fund Managers
Of the top 100 hedge fund managers, as noted in the May 2020 edition of Hedge Fund Alert
Private Equity Funds
Of the top 100 private equity funds, as noted in the May 2020 PEI 300
Trusted by leading financial services firms worldwide
We work with over 3,500 financial services firms worldwide to build scalable and progressive GRC programs that help them protect and grow their business. Our innovative and scalable approach integrates expert advisory, on-demand managed services, and award-winning technology that can be tailored to your unique needs.
Helping risk and compliance functions across your firm
- Risk and Compliance Leaders
- Risk and Compliance Teams
- General Counsel and Legal Teams
- Marketing and Performance Teams
- ESG Teams
- Information Technology and Security Teams
- Investor Relations Teams
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Senior management in Financial Services firms have a responsibility to ensure their employees have sufficient knowledge and understanding of the Regulatory environment they are working in. This knowledge helps in emphasising the need for compliance with policies and procedures in order to protect the firm and the individual from failing to “do the right thing”.
This course is specifically designed to assist Senior Management in meeting their statutory and regulatory obligations.