There is no “Passive” Approach to Asset Allocation

There is no “Passive” Approach to Asset Allocation By Henrik Lumholdt The fathers of the efficient markets hypothesis have reasons to rejoice. Recent years have seen vast amounts of investment money flowing away from what has traditionally been called actively managed funds towards passive index funds, ETFs and the like. And the motivation for this…

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Using Alternative Data for Business Insights: Lessons From Industry Leaders

Exploring different kinds of data can help organizations find their competitive edge and use it to make smarter business decisions. But as consumer expectations and competitor strategies are changing faster than ever, there’s a growing knowledge gap between early adopters of alternative data and their late-coming peers. Unless they close that gap, slower moving enterprises will eventually…

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Opportunity Zones: Understanding Structuring Issues for Multifamily Investments

As the Opportunity Zone (OZ) program continues to gain momentum, multifamily seems to be taking the lead in popularity for investment. Are you ready to take advantage? In this recording of our recent webinar, our presenters take a deep dive into the practical structuring issues that need to be addressed as you consider offering an OZ investment…

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European Commission Releases Report on U.S.-EU Privacy Shield

On Dec. 19, 2018, the European Commission published the results of its annual review of the U.S.-EU Privacy Shield Framework. While the U.S.-EU Privacy Shield still meets the adequacy requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the U.S. must take swift steps to make additional improvements to Privacy Shield, such as appointing a permanent…

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The LP Blueprint 2018 -Insights on Alternative Investments

Marianne Scordel of Bougeville Consulting, who moderated “Brexit Impact on Alternative Managers: Views from Europe and the U.S.,” the New York Alternative Investment Roundtable’s joint event with CAIA in October 2018, has shared the following paper: “The LP Blueprint 2018 -Insights on Alternative Investments. The paper highlights the key results of a recent survey on…

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The Real Reason Tech Struggles With Algorithmic Bias

Are Machines Racist? Are algorithms and artificial intelligence inherently prejudiced? Do Facebook, Google, and Twitter have political biases? Those answers are complicated. But if the question is whether the tech industry doing enough to address these biases, the straightforward response is no. Yaël Eisenstat is a former CIA officer, National Security Advisor to Vice President Biden, and…

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