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Veteran financial services lawyer joins Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman's Corporate and Securities Practice

Veteran financial services lawyer joins Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman's Corporate and Securities Practice

Tue, 25/04/2006 - 07:59

Jay B Gould, a leading lawyer representing financial services industry clients, is to join Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP as a part »

Comment: Tim Love, Cazenove Capital Management: Tapping into the anomalies in global growth trends

Comment: Tim Love, Cazenove Capital Management: Tapping into the anomalies in global growth trends

Mon, 24/04/2006 - 08:00

Tim Love outlines the global investment opportunities that are being created and driven by the growth of the emerging economies. »

Former Sony pension boss Arikawa joins Mcube, Japan as President

Former Sony pension boss Arikawa joins Mcube, Japan as President

Tue, 11/04/2006 - 07:58

Mcube Japan has appointed former Sony pension management executive Masakazu Arikawa as President. »

Russell launches Active Currency Fund

Russell launches Active Currency Fund

Wed, 05/04/2006 - 08:00

Russell Investment Group (Russell) has announced the launch its first Dublin-domiciled Active Currency Fund. »

Comment: Ernst & Young, Luxembourg examines the EC's decision to formally investigate the Grand Duchy's 1929 holding companies law

Comment: Ernst & Young, Luxembourg examines the EC's decision to formally investigate the Grand Duchy's 1929 holding companies law

Tue, 04/04/2006 - 08:00

The European Commission has initiated a formal investigation into Luxembourg's 1929 holding companies regime under the state aid procedures »

Reuters supports China's investment management community with new pension index

Reuters supports China's investment management community with new pension index

Tue, 04/04/2006 - 07:59

Reuters has launched the first benchmark index, Reuters China Pension Index (RCPI, to support China's investment management community. »

Guernsey FSC widens criteria for QIFs

Guernsey FSC widens criteria for QIFs

Tue, 04/04/2006 - 07:57

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission has widened the definition of professional investor in a new guidance note on Qualifying Investo »

Hedge fund manager withdraws from industry following overvaluation

Hedge fund manager withdraws from industry following overvaluation

Tue, 28/03/2006 - 07:59

The UK FSA has taken action to prevent a hedge fund manager from operating, alleging the overvaluation of fund assets at Regent Park Cap »

UK FSA: Funds of hedge funds fit for UK retail investors

UK FSA: Funds of hedge funds fit for UK retail investors

Fri, 24/03/2006 - 07:00

Following a year-long review, the FSA has concluded that funds of hedge funds are appropriate financial investments for the UK retail inves »

Swiss Bankers Association issues investor guidelines for structured products

Swiss Bankers Association issues investor guidelines for structured products

Thu, 23/03/2006 - 05:56

The Swiss Bankers Association is issuing new self-regulatory guidelines governing the information banks must provide to investors about structured products, implementing the provisions of »

Terras leaves SJ Berwin for McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP

Terras leaves SJ Berwin for McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP

Mon, 20/03/2006 - 06:58

Nick Terras has moved from SJ Berwin to join law firm McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP in its rapidly growing Structured Finance and Hedge Funds Gr »

Deregulation of Swiss rules on distribution of foreign funds to HNWIs

Deregulation of Swiss rules on distribution of foreign funds to HNWIs

Fri, 17/03/2006 - 07:00

Dr Dominik Oberholzer of Zurich-based Hess Dallafior Attorneys at law outlines the changes to Swiss law governing sales of foreign hedge »

KH Directors to provide independent directors service to offshore hedge funds

KH Directors to provide independent directors service to offshore hedge funds

Tue, 14/03/2006 - 06:59

KH Directors has launched a new service to introduce experienced independent directors to offshore hedge funds. »

Nascendo launches Western Balkans Property Fund

Nascendo launches Western Balkans Property Fund

Wed, 08/03/2006 - 07:00

Nascendo Property Partners is a launching a Western Balkans Property Fund providing investors with a wide range of diversified country and »

Walkers' London office doubles in size

Walkers' London office doubles in size

Tue, 28/02/2006 - 10:19

Global offshore law firm Walkers' London office has doubled in size in the past year, due to an increase in work from the British Virgin »

IoM introduces standard 0% corporate tax rate

IoM introduces standard 0% corporate tax rate

Fri, 24/02/2006 - 07:00

The Isle of Man has is hoping to further stimulate the inflow of investment and business to the island with the i »

Jersey Finance Chief Executive to step down

Jersey Finance Chief Executive to step down

Tue, 14/02/2006 - 14:00

Jersey Finance Chief Executive, Phil Austin is to leave the organisation in May to return to a senior role within the commercial s »

Emerging managers spread their wings

Emerging managers spread their wings

Mon, 13/02/2006 - 06:11

A new focus on Latin American alternative assets among foreign investors starved of substantial returns at home is coinciding with the e »

Hedge funds expect compliance costs to rise

Hedge funds expect compliance costs to rise

Fri, 10/02/2006 - 06:11

Nearly one-half of hedge funds participating in a year-end study by Greenwich Associates expect their compliance costs to rise over the »

Guernsey to showcase fund services in London

Guernsey to showcase fund services in London

Wed, 08/02/2006 - 06:07

Guernsey is to stage its inaugural funds sector conference at London's purpose-built Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in September t »

Jersey introduces next generation of cell companies

Jersey introduces next generation of cell companies

Mon, 06/02/2006 - 06:15

Jersey this week introduced its second generation PCC plus the new Incorporated Cell Company.  Alan Stevens, partner with Carey Ols »

Jersey introduces advances to cell company investment structures

Jersey introduces advances to cell company investment structures

Fri, 03/02/2006 - 06:17

New legislation in Jersey permits the creation of cell companies and includes innovative features extending the scope of their use for i »

Incorporated Cell and Protected Cell Companies in Jersey

Incorporated Cell and Protected Cell Companies in Jersey

Wed, 25/01/2006 - 06:11

Ogier has issued the following client briefing on when cell companies can be used and the issues to be considered when incorporating a c »

Comment: Hedge funds offer safe haven for 2006

Comment: Hedge funds offer safe haven for 2006

Fri, 13/01/2006 - 06:17

Last year was a mixed year for hedge funds, but on balance it was much better than 2004, according to Thomas Della Casa, Investment Stra »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Dino Fuschillo, Lead Manager, Martin Currie European Absolute Return Fund

The Hedgeweek Interview: Dino Fuschillo, Lead Manager, Martin Currie European Absolute Return Fund

Thu, 05/01/2006 - 06:03

Dino Fuschillo outlines the strategy and investment process that underpins the performance of Martin Currie's European-focused fund. »

IRG and Oria Capital launch Asia's First TMT hedge fund

IRG and Oria Capital launch Asia's First TMT hedge fund

Thu, 22/12/2005 - 06:13

IRG Limited and Oria Capital have launched The ShinAsia Fund, an opportunity for investors to participate in the Asian technology-med »

Cayman's booming hedge fund industry passes a mile stone.

Cayman's booming hedge fund industry passes a mile stone.

Tue, 20/12/2005 - 06:17

At the end of November the Cayman Islands' hedge fund industry passed a milestone with the registration of the 10,000th fund to be authorised by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority since the pass »

SJ Berwin opens in Italy with PE, M&A and buy-out team

SJ Berwin opens in Italy with PE, M&A and buy-out team

Thu, 15/12/2005 - 06:13

Leading European corporate firm, SJ Berwin LLP has opened an Italian operation headed by buy-out and acquisition finance specialist Alberto Morano. The firm has ju »

Capuano reappointed president of the FESE

Capuano reappointed president of the FESE

Thu, 15/12/2005 - 06:07

Massimo Capuano, President and CEO of Borsa Italiana, has been reappointed as President of the Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE). The decision was »

Harmony Gold to dual list on NASDAQ

Harmony Gold to dual list on NASDAQ

Mon, 05/12/2005 - 06:07

Gold mining specialist Harmony is the first South African company to dual list its ADRs on the NASDAQ National Market and the NYSE. The stock began trading on the N »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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