Neil Menard, group president CNL Capital Markets and president of CNL Securities, said that there is still much industry uncertainty about managing change.
Regulators say ETFs, mutual funds and other investment vehicles should be subject to additional oversight to ensure that managers can sell assets to meet investors demands during volatile markets.
The Financial Stability Board concludes that an abrupt exit from the junk bond market won't hit ETF investors the hardest.
Executives from the Alternative and Direct Investment Securities Association discuss challenges the nontraded REIT industry faces in light of the DoL's newly introduced fiduciary rule.
The question a Cetera adviser says he never wanted to get from a client: "How come this is $88,000 instead of $100,000?"
While IT budgets at buy-side firms have not fully recovered from the cutbacks of the Great Recession, front-office demands keep growing in quantity, complexity and required speed of response.
During the crisis of 2008, service providers faced an environment in which they saw their clients' assets decline sharply.
Executives at mutual fund companies, asset management companies and support providers rated client reporting--which included any reporting that is created for the purpose of distribution to clients--as their top challenge followed closely by risk management in Money Management Executive's third annual Operations Survey.