A recent ACA Compliance Group (ACA) webinar offered an overview of key compliance issues encountered by credit managers. The program featured Lynne M. Carreiro and Kimberly Simmons Versace, managing director and senior principal consultant, respectively, at ACA. This article, the first in a two-part series, summarizes the panelists’ insights on various credit and debt instruments, as well as some of the unique compliance issues faced by managers who invest in them. The second article
will explore additional compliance issues faced by those managers. For additional commentary from ACA on compliance issues for credit managers, see “ACA Panel Examines Compliance Issues Faced by Credit Managers
” (Nov. 15, 2018). See also “Credit Fund Specialist Discusses Trends in Fund Formation and the Credit Fund Space
” (Aug. 23, 2018).