Buy-Side Firms Overhaul Risk Systems and Practices

Curtis, Carol E.
May 2009
Securities Industry News;5/4/2009, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p20
Trade Publication
The article discusses the overhauling of risk systems and practices of buy-side firms in response to the current economic crisis in the U.S. Robert Iati, partner and head of global consulting at Tabb Group, said two-thirds of buy-side risk managers are concerned by the lack of standards governing valuation. The good news, as Iati pointed out, is that investment in risk technology is increasing at a healthy rate and is one of the few areas of near-term growth for both buy- and sell-side firms.


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