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SEC Regulations

New Year New Focus
We take a closer look at the SEC's 2017 examination priorities: protecting investors and assessing market-wide risks...(read more)

Modernizing the 40 Act
What does it mean for private equity firms? (read more)



Deemed Distribution Regs Could Provide Clarity
In April 2016, the Internal Revenue Service proposed regulations that provide additional clarity to corporations issuing securities and financial institutions acting as...(read more)

Other Regulatory News
Updates on New Variation Margin Requirements, T+2 Settlement and more...
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CAPSA Updates Governance Guidelines
In December of 2016, The Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities (CAPSA) updated and finalized the Pension Plan Governance Guidelines. These guidelines were originally developed to...(read more)


Accounting Guidance

Effective Date for IFRS 9 Approaches
Entities are gearing up for IFRS 9, reviewing the requirements and identifying the necessary resources for compliance...(read more)

FASB Amends Plan Reporting for Master Trusts
In response to stakeholder feedback, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has clarified and improved disclosures related to ASU No. 2017-06...(read more)

FASB Changes Amortization Rules for Callable Debt
In March of 2017, FASB issued ASU No. 2017-08, which requires that the premium on callable debt securities be amortized to the call price on its earliest call date, whereas...
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Robert Angel

Robert Angel

Head of Regulatory Services, Product Solutions Group, EMEA
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Robert Angel

Robert Angel

Head of Regulatory Services, Product Solutions Group, EMEA
Robert joined Northern Trust in September 2013 as head of Regulatory Services, Product Solutions Group, EMEA. The Regulatory Services team acts as a consolidated point of contact on our portfolio of regulatory projects, with responsibility for regulatory client communication, and the services and products that Northern Trust can offer our clients in the regulatory space.
Prior to joining Northern Trust, Robert spent over 16 years at Merrill Lynch (now Bank of America Merrill Lynch) in Prime Brokerage and during this time ran the hedge fund client service, client consulting, product development and client on-boarding teams.



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