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).
We work with hedge fund managers to provide innovative governance, risk, and compliance advisory services and technology solutions that enhance their operational and business processes.
Our team can support you with industry challenges unique to hedge funds and your everyday needs by providing advisory consulting, managed services, technology solutions, and education and training.
Stay in compliance with the GIPS® standards and investment performance calculation expectations with a variety of solutions that aid firms with performance calculation methodology reviews and assessment of control and oversight framework.
As the regulatory framework becomes ever more complex, the requirement for training and enhanced staff knowledge and competencies becomes more important. Keep up to date on key regulatory and industry issues with in-person employee compliance training led by our consulting team and our e-learning courses.
Make decisions with confidence
Increase efficiency and streamline processes
Ease the burden of day to day tasks
Gain peer insights
You will have access to unique insights, trends, and benchmarking data gathered from the largest network of clients in your market. Since inception, we’ve worked with thousands of hedge fund managers. We've worked with 85% of the top 100 hedge fund managers (Hedge Fund Alert, May 2020) with a diverse set of investment strategies and business operations.
Trade surveillance solutions
Regulators globally are using cutting-edge technologies to identify potential insider trading, market abuse, and other misconduct, resulting in record-breaking fines and enforcement. ACA’s trade surveillance solutions are designed to help your firm effectively, diligently, and proactively manage its firm-wide and employee trading risk in a way that meets regulatory expectations and industry best practices.
We offer a range of trade surveillance solutions designed to meet your firm’s business needs, including: market abuse surveillance, employee personal trading and code of ethics, trade blotter review, and holistic surveillance.
Read the latest news from our Hedge Fund Team
In the first edition of our Hedge Fund Update we discuss recent industry news, settlements, and rulings. Read more to find out the latest news you may have missed.
This white paper will explore the many compliance concerns asset managers should keep in mind when obtaining and utilizing alternative data to ensure compliance with the SEC's compliance rule.
Our leadership team
Greg Mekanik is a Partner at ACA Group. Greg manages a significant portion of ACA’s business development efforts related to the Hedge Fund Practice.
Chris Ray is a Director at ACA Group. Chris oversees ACA's compliance and hedge fund thought leadership initiatives.
With less than six months to go until UK investment firms are subjected to a completely new prudential regime, a recent survey reveals that the industry is vastly underprepared. The data shows that just 4% of respondents are ready and capitalised for the FCA’s new Investment Firm Prudential Regime (IFPR) coming into effect in January 2022. Learn more about what this means for firms.
Waters Rankings 2021 Name ACA Group's ComplianceAlpha® Best Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Solution Provider
Our ComplianceAlpha® platform has been named Best Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Solution Provider in the Waters Rankings 2021.
ACA's Regulatory Reporting Monitoring & Assurance (ARRMA) service winner of the 2021 HFM European Technology Awards
Within a year of launching, ACA Group is delighted to announce that our ACA Regulatory Reporting Monitoring & Assurance (ARRMA) service has been selected as Best Regulatory Reporting Solution in the 2021 HFM European Technology Awards.
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.