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What is instrument mastering and how can it help your business?

Instrument mastering is increasingly important in an asset-driven world and there are big risks for those who do not get it right.   Instrument Mastering is a component of data mastering – a process that involves linking or merging unmastered data sources with another master data record. An unmastered data source is one that has not …

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Changing tack: embracing ‘interoperability’ and decentralised data management 

AlphaCert COO Scott Taylor comments on key insights from the Fund Summit. The 9th Fund Summit in Melbourne highlighted the emerging trend towards data decentralisation and governance – looking at how firms can leverage interoperability within their service provider ecosystem.  AlphaCert Founder and CEO Phil Pietersen was part of a thought leadership panel presenting on …

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Strengthening investment governance for Australian superannuation funds

In July 2022, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) released an updated Investment Governance Prudential Standard, SPS 530 that commences shortly on 1 January 2023. APRA announced that superannuation fund trustees, “must maintain a sound investment governance framework, which focuses on managing relevant risks and returns.”  Why is investment governance important?  Investment governance sees that …

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Daniel McCarthy Joins AlphaCert as Executive General Manager

AlphaCert is pleased to welcome Daniel McCarthy on board as Executive General Manager, to support continued growth and expansion into new and existing markets.   With 30 years of advisory and operational experience across many industries and regions, McCarthy comes to AlphaCert from Mobile Mentor, where as CEO he led the growth of the business into the …

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Alpha Chat: Investment Data Governance Standards

There are plenty of big changes happening in the regulatory landscape in Australia, with updates issued by Australia’s prudential regulator, APRA, coming into effect from January next year. To help you understand the ins and outs, we’ve unpacked it in our latest AlphaChat. If you liked this episode, there are plenty more Alpha Chats to …

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Data quality: What good, clean data can do for your business  

The 7th Investment Data and Technology Summit (IDT) in Sydney highlighted the importance of data and technology in investment management and how companies must understand both in order to stay ahead.  The summit focused on front-office data and technology use cases and considerations, as well as organisational themes around data governance, technology architecture and business …

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Investment data and technology transformation: How to plan for long term growth

The recent Investment Data and Technology Summit (IDT Summit) in Sydney highlighted the importance of data and technology in investment management and how companies must understand both in order to stay ahead.  The summit focused on front office data and technology use cases and considerations, as well as organisational themes around data governance, technology architecture …

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What is Greenwashing: The not-so-green side of ESG investing

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing is one of the most important trends in investment management and is increasingly becoming a huge business.   The value of investments in financial products that claim to abide by ESG rules is US$35tn, as reported in The Economist, February 2022 edition. It quotes Bloomberg, which predicts this will pass …

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