On May 16, 2017 nearly 150 representatives from the asset management, custodian/administrator, accounting, insurance and banking industries joined ICE Data Services at the iconic New York Stock Exchange for our annual Funds Advisory Board.
We polled the audience on trends effecting the funds industry and have compiled their feedback. See how your firm stacks up against your peers.
How has market liquidity changed in the past year?
Same or Improved
Which of the following are currently under consideration to enable your firm to comply with the SEC's Liquidity Risk Management Programs rule?
Where do you see Significant Value Impact for liquidity bucketing?
By Asset Class
How far along is your firm in terms of preparing to implement the SEC's Liquidity Risk Management Program?
How has your use of electronic trading changed in the past year?
Same or Increased
What best describes your firm's response to odd lot pricing?
What do you think the cutoff for an odd lot trade is in most markets?
< $1 MM Current Face
Have you / will you be making changes to your pricing vendor hierarchy in 2017?
How far along is your firms in its N-PORT preparation?
Less Than Two-Thirds Complete
How would you define a Significant Price Movement within the context of the SEC's rule?
How often do directors attend on-site pricing vendor visits?
Does your board receive valuation information in the form of dashboard reports?
Do your independent directors get involved in fair valuation issues between board meetings?
Occasionally, but certainly not on a regular basis