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Guernsey Finance chief quits to head up CISE Mon, 28/07/2014 - 12:03

Fiona Le Poidevin has resigned as chief executive of Guernsey Finance, the promotional agency for the island’s finance industry internationally, to head up the Channel Islands Securities Exchange (CISE).

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Nasdaq OMX Clearing appoints BNY Mellon to provide US Treasury clearing and custody

Nasdaq OMX Clearing has appointed BNY Mellon to provide EMIR-compliant clearing and custody services for US Treasuries within the Nasdaq OMX Group’s new European clearing business. »


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ESMA consults on counterparty risk calculation methods for UCITS subject to central clearing

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has launched a consultation on the calculation of counterparty risk by UCITS which enter into OTC derivative transactions that need to be centrally cleared under the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). »


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Citigroup ATS business unit charged over confidential subscriber data failings

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged a Citigroup business unit operating an alternative trading system (ATS) with failing to protect the confidential trading data of its subscribers. »


Risk

Atreaus Capital selects SunGard’s Hedge360 Risk Reporting Service

New York-based macro hedge fund manager Atreaus Capital is now live with SunGard’s Hedge360 Risk Reporting Service. »


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Barclays mounts robust defence against dark pool allegations

Barclays has firmly rebutted the claims made against it by Eric T Schneiderman (pictured), the New York Attorney General, over the operation of its dark pool with a robust defence of its practices. »


Commodities

Schroders appoints two commodity experts

Schroders has appointed two commodity experts, James Luke and Dravasp Jhabvala, to further strengthen its commodities team. »


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Nedgroup Investments selects Citi for new UCITS fund… Silvaris Capital Management to launch fund on Alpha UCITS platform…

Morgan Stanley this week announced the launch of the MS Nezu Cyclicals Japan UCITS Fund on its FundLogic Alternatives plc platform. »


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Robert Murphy joins Altegris as deputy chief investment officer

Alternative investment provider Altegris has named Robert J Murphy as deputy chief investment officer. »


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Saemor Capital returns 9.3 per cent in first half

A 9.3 per cent return in the first six months of 2014 has earned Saemor Capital’s Europe Alpha Fund a top ranking in the equity market neutral and quantitative peer group categories. »


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