This white paper outlines some of the key regulations and standards impacting investment manager operations. It details elements of the regulations that pertain to valuation control, as well as the calculation of performance and risk analytics, and suggests data management best practice for firms dealing with these challenges.
Investment managers face a variety of rules and standards governing the way they value portfolios, place controls around that process, as well as calculate and communicate performance and risk analytics. While some of those rules have remained unchanged for the best part of a century, others have evolved progressively over the years. Many new rules are still being introduced. This paper highlights key rules relating to fund NAV calculation, valuation control, as well as the calculation of performance and risk analytics.