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With more than 50 years of experience serving the financial services community in key financial hubs, we help organizations navigate complex reporting, governance and regulatory issues to achieve their business objectives. We serve alternative investment companies, investment advisors, investment partnerships/hedge funds, private equity funds, broker-dealers and futures commission merchants.

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RSM’s Investment Industry Summit Resource Center

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RSM’s Investment Industry Summit Resource Center

RSM’s Annual Investment Industry Summit for the financial services industry offers a broad range of insights.

RSM Hedge Fund Insights 2016

INSIGHT ARTICLE

RSM Hedge Fund Insights 2016

RSM’s new report offers insights on nine key issues confronting hedge funds, including cybersecurity, investor relations, taxes and more.

  • November 14, 2016
5 trends to watch in hedge fund investor relations

VIDEO

5 trends to watch in hedge fund investor relations

There is a growing demand for transparency that is having a fundamental impact on the client-service role for hedge fund managers.

  • John Hague
  • |
  • August 04, 2016

Popular Insights

AUDIOCAST

2016 election update: Tax and policy implications for asset managers

Learn the tax and policy implications of the 2016 election results for asset managers with RSM’s chief economist, Joe Brusuelas.

  • December 01, 2016

ARTICLE

Treatment of operating leases under Rule 15c3-1

Leases will require a lessee to recognize on its balance sheet assets and liabilities for all leases other than short-term leases.

  • November 14, 2016
RSM Hedge Fund Insights 2016

INSIGHT ARTICLE

RSM Hedge Fund Insights 2016

RSM’s new report offers insights on nine key issues confronting hedge funds, including cybersecurity, investor relations, taxes and more.

  • November 14, 2016

FINANCIAL REPORTING INSIGHTS

Technical questions and answers regarding investment companies

The AICPA recently issued several Technical Questions and Answers in Section 6910, Investment Companies.

  • November 01, 2016

FINANCIAL REPORTING INSIGHTS

Proposed improvements to accounting for hedging activities

A recent proposal would better align the financial reporting of hedging relationships with entities' risk management activities.

  • October 04, 2016
AIMA survey studies alignment between hedge fund managers, investors

INSIGHT ARTICLE

AIMA survey studies alignment between hedge fund managers, investors

In Concert studies the benefits of aligned relationships between hedge fund managers and their investors.

  • October 03, 2016
IRS proposes new RIC regulations and limits future RIC rulings

TAX ALERT

IRS proposes new RIC regulations and limits future RIC rulings

IRS proposes clarification on when CFC and QEF income inclusions are qualifying RIC income; will not rule on what constitutes a ‘security.’

  • Don Susswein, Stefan Gottschalk, Ben Wasmuth
  • |
  • September 30, 2016

FINANCIAL REPORTING INSIGHTS

Promptly transmitting customer funds

A recent SEC staff no-action letter addresses prompt transmission of customer’s funds to the carrying broker-dealer.

  • September 06, 2016

FINANCIAL REPORTING INSIGHTS

FINRA's new Capital Acquisition Broker rules

The SEC recently approved a new set of FINRA rules under which capital acquisition brokers can elect to be governed.

  • September 06, 2016

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Market infrastructure systems regulation update

An introduction to new regulations and safeguards for the systems of financial market infrastructure organizations.

  • Matt Gill
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  • August 25, 2016

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Jim Greisch
National Financial Services Practice Leader


402.344.6104