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Comment: Darling's review of offshore regulation is all smoke and mirrors

Mon, 09/03/2009 - 06:02

Jeremy Berchem, a specialist in company and banking law at Jersey law firm Voisin, says the review of offshore financial centres ordered by the British government - the latest in a long li »

Comment: Germany's relationship with private equity takes a turn for the worse

Mon, 09/03/2009 - 06:00

Germany's relationship with the private equity industry has long been an uneasy one, even before Social Democrat minister Franz Müntefering famously described private equity firms as »

Australian regulator extends ban on covered short selling of financial securities

Fri, 06/03/2009 - 16:17

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission has announced it will keep the ban on covered short selling of financial securities in place until 31 May but will keep its position »

CFTC and FSA welcome proposals to boost regulation of commodity futures

Fri, 06/03/2009 - 11:50

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the UK's Financial Services Authority have welcomed proposals published by the technical committee of the International Organisation of S »

Iosco publishes recommendations to enhance commodity futures markets oversight

Fri, 06/03/2009 - 05:53

The technical committee of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions has published its final report on commodity futures markets, which contains recommendations to improv »

Comment: Assessing Obama's tax haven crackdown

Thu, 05/03/2009 - 05:58

Hedge fund managers will inevitably be keeping a close eye on developments as Barack Obama's administration pledges support for legislation introduced on Monday in the US Congress to crack »

Early CfD disclosure will protect investors, says AIC

Wed, 04/03/2009 - 11:52

The Association of Investment Companies has welcomed the decision of the UK's Financial Services Authority to bring forward the implementation of disclosure of significant contract for »

Aima launches transparency initiative designed to counter systemic risk

Wed, 25/02/2009 - 17:04

Hedge fund industry trade body the Alternative Investment Management Association has announced that it will support the principle of full transparency and supervisory disclosure of systemi »

Comment: Hedge fund industry faces Darwinian future

Tue, 24/02/2009 - 06:02

Hedge fund managers have more problems on their plate than just the fragile state of the markets, predictions that investor redemptions will continue well into this year and facing up to t »

Wave of litigation could hit UK fund managers, says risk management firm

Mon, 23/02/2009 - 11:57

UK-based fund managers must take the initiative ahead of an impending wave of compensation claims against them from disgruntled investors, according to risk consultancy and internal aud »

Aima expresses support for global initiative on hedge fund regulation

Mon, 23/02/2009 - 11:55

The London-based Alternative Investment Management Association has expressed support for global efforts to achieve a consensus on coherent regulation for hedge funds, but continues to emph »

Comment: European leaders ready to call time on laissez-faire model

Mon, 23/02/2009 - 06:00

At a meeting on Sunday, European leaders took steps toward a common position on oversight of financial markets and products, including hedge funds, and threatened to take action against 'u »

UBS to challenge enforcement of IRS "John Doe" summons

Fri, 20/02/2009 - 17:16

UBS is to challenge a civil action launched by the US Internal Revenue Service in the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida seeking judicial enforcement of a civil &quo »

SEC serves papers on Allen Stanford over alleged multi-billion fraud

Fri, 20/02/2009 - 05:57

The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that Allen Stanford, the Texan billionaire and sports sponsor who has been accused or orchestrating a multi-billon-dollar investment fr »

SEC charges Caribbean cricket sponsor Allen Stanford with USD8bn fraud

Wed, 18/02/2009 - 06:49

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Robert Allen Stanford, the Texan billionaire who has come to prominence worldwide as a sponsor o »

New anti-money laundering and terrorist financing code of practice for BVI funds

Thu, 12/02/2009 - 16:00

The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission has published what law firm Harney Westwood & Riegels says are significant changes to the BVI's anti-money laundering and te »

Regulators and market conditions "will bring tighter controls on sensitive files"

Thu, 12/02/2009 - 11:48

Facing extreme market conditions and imminent regulatory changes, banks and hedge funds need to adapt to changes in transparency, risk management and diffusion, according to a report fr »

Comment: SEC looks to electronic oversight of alternative funds

Wed, 11/02/2009 - 06:01

Following the beating taken by the reputation of the Securities and Exchange Commission over its failure to detect Bernard Madoff's USD50bn Ponzi scheme and or the faults in the risk model »

SEC submits proposed settlement with Madoff for court approval

Tue, 10/02/2009 - 06:05

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has submitted to judge Louis L. Stanton, a federal judge in the Southern District of New York, the consent of Bernard L. »

UK regulator proposes public disclosure of short selling for all stocks

Mon, 09/02/2009 - 06:03

The Financial Services Authority has proposed expanding its disclosure rule covering short positions in financial stocks into a general short selling public disclosure requirement for all »

Comment: Time for comment on FSA's short-selling proposal

Mon, 09/02/2009 - 05:58

With the financial sector as a whole awaiting a regulatory clampdown following the mayhem of the past 18 months, the UK's Financial Services Authority has unveiled proposals to extend the »

Comment: SEC's tarnished reputation is a test for Obama

Thu, 05/02/2009 - 06:00

The new US president already has a headache in the tainted reputation of the Securities and Exchange Commission. »

Aima responds to European Commission consultation paper on hedge funds

Wed, 04/02/2009 - 16:01

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the trade body for the global hedge fund industry, has responded to the European Commission's consultation paper on hedge funds and ca »

Florida judge orders Nadel to face SEC charges in New York

Wed, 04/02/2009 - 09:21

Federal judge Mark A. »

Majority of US hedge funds already registered with SEC

Tue, 03/02/2009 - 16:01

The majority of US-based hedge fund management firms are currently registered as investment advisors with the Securities and Exchange Commission, according to a report by Chicago-based ind »

Comment: Hedge fund regulation moves a step closer in the US

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 05:58

Two senior US senators, Michigan Democrat Carl Levin and Iowa Republican Charles Grassley, have taken the first steps toward the inevitable introduction of regulation of US hedge funds and »

Hedge fund managers tell UK parliamentarians industry is not to blame

Wed, 28/01/2009 - 06:06

Leading members of the hedge fund industry have seized the opportunity to tell UK members of parliament that their industry is not to blame for the meltdown of the global financial industr »

Comment: Time for an end to hedge fund scapegoating

Wed, 28/01/2009 - 06:01

A hearing with UK members of parliament yesterday gave hedge fund managers and industry representatives the opportunity to reiterate the view that the problems of the world's financial mar »

Comment: McCreevy leads from the front

Tue, 27/01/2009 - 06:01

In a resolute move, the European Commission has adopted a set of measures to strengthen the supervisory framework for EU financial markets in order to improve supervisory co-operation and »

Comment: Regulating hedge funds won't put the world to rights

Mon, 26/01/2009 - 05:58

The regulatory powers on both sides of the Atlantic are proposing sweeping changes to broaden oversight in the financial system. »

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