Market Trends and Insights

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Compliance and Risk Management: Regulators Continue to Impact Hiring Demands

Compliance, risk and control functions continue to be the focus as a result of continued regulatory demands imposed on the…

Three Recommendations for Risk Management in 2016

Brian Porter | Founding Partner The financial crisis of 2008 changed how organizations approach risk and controls. The increase in…

The Auditor of the Future

John Brennan | Managing Director, Infrastructure Practice. The internal audit industry is facing a time of rapid business transformation. Only…

Retail Intermediary Distribution Trends

Retail Intermediary Trend Highlights: Returns in the retail business continue to be heavily concentrated among top firms (top 10 managers…

Investment Trends

U.S. Equities: Small cap generally poised for a rise. With large-cap counterparts are faltering, small-cap companies have the chance to…

Trends in Exchange-Traded Funds

ETFs At a Glance: Top 3 providers: iShares, SPDR, and Vanguard have virtually the same level of market share: just over…

Changes in Insurance Asset Management

Hiring Trends & Evolution of Roles: Investment professionals with strong backgrounds in liability driven investments are in high demand. Insurance…

Market Trends in Risk and Controls

Charles Sterling Group remains an active participant in today’s marketplace in helping banks, investment firms, insurance companies and newly named…

Insights for Marketing and Communications

Hiring Trends and Evolution of Roles: Brand Building, Vision Setting and Internal Communications are morphing o be the “must needed…

Today’s Chief Compliance Officer

Hiring Trends & Evolution of Roles: Today’s compliance executives are required to have a broader skill set and leadership capabilities.…