While banks add risk controls, SEC regulation likely for family offices (Euromoney)

The Archegos meltdown that caused large losses for certain banks acting as counterparties has set off a chain reaction of stricter risk management and inevitable regulation for family offices. Banks have quickly instituted more expansive risk controls, particular aimed at their exposure to swaps and derivatives. The SEC will be seeking greater transparency from family offices explains Amy Lynch, FrontLine’s Founder and President. Ms. Lynch also states that SEC Chair Gensler views new rules on…

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Amy Lynch joins “Squawk on the Street” to discuss day’s biggest story (CNBC)

FrontLine’s Founder and President Amy Lynch returned to CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” for a live interview on the regulatory risks hovering around Robinhood ahead of its IPO. Interviewed by the show’s hosts during their full day of coverage on the IPO, Ms. Lynch provides expert insights about the extensive regulatory issues facing Robinhood. She reviews the company’s “spider web” of regulatory cases and litigation while commending the company’s thorough disclosures in its IPO prospectus.…

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Return to office in flux with rise of Delta variant (IGNITES)

With the Delta variant causing COVID-19 cases to rise rapidly across the U.S., many investment firms are reconsidering return to office plans. Some firms have instructed employees to return to their office building in the Fall, explains FrontLine’s Founder and President Amy Lynch. Now, Ms. Lynch states, there may be a pause in those plans and a continuation of the current remote work environment until more is known. One factor for a firm’s decision on…

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Wrap fee accounts draw new attention from the SEC (FundFire)

With the continued growth of investor assets in wrap fee programs coupled with their increasing complexity, the SEC has put the industry on notice about certain concerns with firms and program sponsors. A recent alert issued by its Division of Examinations highlights several common deficiencies discovered through targeted exams. Amy Lynch, FrontLine’s Founder and President, comments that while the selling point of a wrap fee account is to offer clients one fee for several investment…

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