In August 2022, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued its Dear CEO letter setting out its Alternatives Supervisory Strategy. This letter touched on several issues that are at the core of our mission here at the SBAI, including risk management, culture and responsible investment.
In this article, we discuss some of the points raised by the FCA and where we can be helpful to firms reviewing their processes and controls following on from this letter.
Russian sanctions and market volatility mean it is important for managers to maintain high standards and for allocators to ask the right questions. In this thought piece we demonstrate how the SBAI Alternative Investment Standards can help.