May 17 2011 | 11:47am ET
By Karan Puri -- The Presidents working group on financial markets committee recently coined the term ‘Meta Risk’ that describe non-quantifiable exposures within hedge fund investing. According to the brief, these risks essentially relate to ‘manager risk’ or the risk of sub-optimal investment management due to moral hazard, over-reliance on financial modelling and so on. While it is true that these types of risks do not carry explicit numerical representations, it may be possible to assess their impact indirectly by analysing the somewhat softer characteristics of hedge fund investment.
Jul 8 2014 | 10:48am ET
The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…