Eagle Alpha's 2022 Buyside and Vendor Survey
Buyside funds and data vendors with varying levels of alternative data experience completed detailed surveys over a one-month period in late 2022. Below are the key takeaways from these surveys. Also attached is a link to the full report.
Eagle Alpha Spotlight - Data in China (Edition 2)
In Edition 2 we highlight China's Global Data Security Initiative, and regulatory updates over the past 12 months with specific commentary around data security assessments, municipal regulations, and the government crackdown on app data vendors.
The Changing Role of the Compliance Function in Alternative Data
In April 2022, the SEC released its most recent risk alert highlighting “notable deficiencies” in handling MNPI by investment advisers and other market participants. This session focused on how the SEC’s risk alert impacted the compliance teams and the data acquisition process.
Greenwashing and Misrepresentation of ESG Funds. Has the Tide Turned?
This session provides an overview of the ESG regulatory environment. Cillian Bredin discussed Article 8 (those seeking to promote ESG credentials) and Article 9 funds (those with sustainable goals as their objective) and the upcoming Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) requirements.
Sustainable Investing and ESG Data: Compliance Red Flag Issues in the U.S. and Beyond
In this session, we were joined by Nawar Alsaadi, Chief Impact Officer and Portfolio Manager at ScopeFour Capital, David Walsh, Partner at law firm Dillon Eustace, and the Shulte Roth & Zabel team to explore the hot topic.
What Vendors Need to Know -Legal & Compliance for Alternative Data
On September 22nd, 2022, Eagle Alpha hosted a quarterly webinar for alternative data vendors. Kelly Kosicuisza and Anna-Maleva Otto, from New York law firm SRZ and Sanaea Daruwalla from web scraper Zyte, discussed important topics such as Data Provenance, MNPI, PII and Web Scraping best practices.