Lack of proper capabilities to keep track of collateral tied up with brokers, many on the brink of collapse, set off major alarm bells at many traditional fund managers and hedge funds in 2008 and 2009. This wake-up call prompted greater efforts to mitigate counterparty risk in general, and now initiatives to evaluate and improve collateral-management processes as part of that risk mitigation effort are gathering steam. What this entails in terms of systems implementation, infrastructure chan