Archegos Capital’s portfolio liquidation triggered over $20bn worth of selling last Friday. This net effect on its counterparties should be a clear message to all investors. Due diligence is important. You need to understand the amount of leverage your managers are employing, and their level of relationship with counterparties. Understanding these risks is part of…

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Over the last few weeks, we have seen an uptick in frauds related to commodities and crypto strategies. It seems that while those thieves are continuing to take advantage of those who do not pay attention and are forgoing the due diligence process in hopes of returns. This, in short, is a recipe for disaster.…

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Over the last two weeks, both institutional and retail investors have gotten a rude awakening from fund managers whose strategies – well, for lack of a better word – failed. Both of these investors’ managers touted their products as ones that zig when the markets zag – in others hedge the volatility and risk associated…

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Today’s fast-paced and dynamic world means that opportunities to learn new skills and grow professionally are practically boundless for those who want to seize them. We’ve identified a few key actions to take to ensure that you’re on the right path forward. Consistent Training & Development. Training and development are critical for any professional. It…

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Although there are many categories of training, employees with cross-departmental skills are an important asset to any organization. But what does training and development, mean to your organization? Training presents a prime opportunity to expand the knowledge base of all employees, but many employers in the current climate find development opportunities expensive. Employees attending training…

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A lot of misinformation floats around the internet and through workplaces about what professional development entails and what employees should expect from their employers in terms of support, benefits, and total compensation. Below, we dispel five common myths. Myth #1 Broadening your skills will be easy. Professional development takes time and energy. Finding a course…

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