Case Study: How NQR Makes Fund Servicing Easier for Mid Atlantic Capital Group - February 25, 2021

  The Challenge   When Mid Atlantic Capital Group first began issuing a FICCA audit report to mutual fund partners, they were ahead of the game.  So far ahead, in fact, that detailed feedback and knowledge of FICCA best practices were scarce.   That’s where NQR came in, said Michele Coletti, COO of Trust & …

Northern Trust Partners with NQR to Offer Enhanced Mutual Fund Distribution Support - February 16, 2021

  Agreement to significantly reduce the burden of intermediary oversight expectations for mutual fund managers   Northern Trust has entered into an agreement with National Quality Review (NQR) to provide U.S. mutual fund managers with access to NQR Intermediary INSIGHT, a service that helps managers support their operational oversight of intermediary firms – entities which …

The Importance of Audit Reports to Mutual Fund Service Provider Oversight - December 8, 2020

  In today’s interdependent marketplace, it’s up to fund families to evaluate the compliance controls of their various vendors and service providers.  Taking into account the number of service providers a fund typically employs, the scale and complexity of these obligations becomes clear…   How did the industry arrive at this point and what options …

Ernst & Young Webinar: Third-Party Reporting on Internal Controls - September 18, 2020

       David Parks Executive Director Asset Management Advisory Ernst & Young Michael Gentile Senior Manager Financial Services Ernst & Young       How can fund families make the most of SOC and FICCA reports received from service providers and intermediaries?  Watch Ernst & Young and NQR discuss the foundations, trends, and best practices …

Deloitte, Ed Jones Among NQR’s 2019 Conference Speakers - August 20, 2019

  NQR is excited to share the session descriptions for our 2nd annual Intermediary INSIGHT Conference.  The one-day event, held on October 16, 2019 at the Seaport Hotel in Boston, will focus on the evolving oversight dynamics between audit firms, intermediaries, and fund families.  Click here to view the full agenda.     Audit Firm Presentation Christine Kotarba, …

Managing Omnibus Relationships with FICCA – An Intermediary’s Perspective - October 8, 2018

  “Very insightful!  Great discussion.” “Overall a great experience.” “Any opportunity with peers to discuss processes, achievements, pain points, etc., is extremely valuable.”   Only positive sentiments followed our first ever NQR Intermediary INSIGHT Client Conference earlier this year.  The event featured a keynote address from the Investment Company Institute (ICI), a client panel, roundtable discussions, …

ICI, Mid Atlantic, Amundi Pioneer to Speak at NQR’s 1st Intermediary Oversight Conference - March 2, 2018

  NQR is excited to share the session descriptions for our first ever Intermediary INSIGHT Conference.  The one-day event, held on April 26, 2018 at the Seaport Hotel in Boston, will provide attendees with an opportunity to gain valuable perspective from industry experts and share their experiences with peers.     Keynote John Randall of the Investment …

NQR Renames Intermediary Oversight Solution to Intermediary INSIGHT - January 17, 2017

  NQR is rebranding its newest service from Intermediary Oversight to Intermediary (IM) INSIGHT.  The new name and logo more effectively reflect NQR’s perspective on broker/dealer oversight.  We provide further insight into these business partnerships:  insight that benefits our clients in terms of risk mitigation, broker communication, resource allocation, and many more aspects of the …

NQR Featured in Board IQ Article “Intermediary Won’t Give Up Info? SEC Feels Your Pain” - May 5, 2016

  “Intermediaries are cagey.  We get it…” Continue reading on boardiq.com  

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