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Hedge fund managers expand into CDOs and private equity

Hedge fund managers expand into CDOs and private equity

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

Contrary to recent press reports, the hedge fund industry is in good shape and expanding into new areas, say Peter Cockhill and James Ba »

Hedge funds in Germany: First experiences and recent developments

Hedge funds in Germany: First experiences and recent developments

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

Simon Firth (London) and  Dr Christopher Martin (Berlin) of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP outline the latest opportunities in Germany. The German P »

Jersey introduces next generation of cell companies

Jersey introduces next generation of cell companies

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

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

Takeover Panel pushes for transparency in use of CFDs

Takeover Panel pushes for transparency in use of CFDs

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

Under proposed new rules hedge funds and investment banks in the UK will have to disclose their dealings in derivatives such as CFDs during takeovers. The UK's Take »

Jersey plans further regulatory moves to support fund growth

Jersey plans further regulatory moves to support fund growth

Fri, 30/09/2005 - 07:13

Jersey intends to overhaul the legal framework for funds functionaries by bringing them within the scope of the Financial Services Jersey Law. This initiative, whic »

Comment: Current Challenges and the Hedge Funds debate: John Tiner, Chief Executive, UK Financial Services Authority

Comment: Current Challenges and the Hedge Funds debate: John Tiner, Chief Executive, UK Financial Services Authority

Fri, 23/09/2005 - 07:13

Key extracts from a speech by John Tiner, Chief Executive,FSA at the Annual Asset Management Conference, London,19 September 2005. »

FSA puts together hedge fund supervision team

FSA puts together hedge fund supervision team

Tue, 20/09/2005 - 09:44

UK's Financial Services Authority is putting together a hedge fund supervision team that will be operational by 31 October under Andr »

CFDs - The net closes: Final rule changes to Takeover Code

CFDs - The net closes: Final rule changes to Takeover Code

Tue, 13/09/2005 - 07:13

Simmons & Simmons outlines the changes to the disclosure regime in Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code affecting third party investors and investment managers. Rule 8 of »

FSA to examine secondary market bond transparency

FSA to examine secondary market bond transparency

Mon, 12/09/2005 - 07:13

The UK's FSA this week published a Discussion Paper which examines the need for greater pre- or post-trade price information in the secondary bond markets. The pap »

Could Ireland become a leading hedge funds domicile?

Could Ireland become a leading hedge funds domicile?

Wed, 07/09/2005 - 07:03

In its report for the IDA last year, Deloitte & Touche suggested that encouraging hedge fund managers to set up shop in Ireland would be a good way to give the country's financial sector new moment »

Deutsche Bank appoints Hitchon to replace Roe

Deutsche Bank appoints Hitchon to replace Roe

Fri, 22/07/2005 - 11:15

Deutsche B »

FSA hedge funds discussion paper: "No desire to cause UK hedge fund management industry to migrate offshore"

FSA hedge funds discussion paper: "No desire to cause UK hedge fund management industry to migrate offshore"

Mon, 27/06/2005 - 07:21

The UK's FSA stressed that the launch of its wide-ranging discussion paper on hedge funds is not an attempt to shackle UK's booming hedge fund industry. The FSA's D »

Carne addresses impact of European Savings Directive on hedge funds

Carne addresses impact of European Savings Directive on hedge funds

Fri, 17/06/2005 - 07:17

Carne has published a handbook on how the European Savings Directive will impact the funds industry and in particular hedge funds and hedge fund of funds. "Many Hed »

Guernsey signs Letter of Intent with Hong Kong's SFC

Guernsey signs Letter of Intent with Hong Kong's SFC

Mon, 13/06/2005 - 07:09

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission and Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission have signed a Letter of Intent for enhanced cooperation. Peter Neville, »

Gilles Glicenstein appointed chairman of BNP PAM

Gilles Glicenstein appointed chairman of BNP PAM

Thu, 02/06/2005 - 07:11

Gilles Glicenstein has been appointed head of asset management business and chairman of BNP PAM SAS, the firm's main asset management company. Gilles de Vaugrigneus »

Regulatory Update: UK Financial Services Authority publishes draft rules on soft dollar and bundled brokerage

Regulatory Update: UK Financial Services Authority publishes draft rules on soft dollar and bundled brokerage

Wed, 04/05/2005 - 07:13

The FSA has published a further consultation paper on its proposals for the new soft dollar and bundled brokerage regime for UK authorised fund managers. The draft »

Management changes at GuernseyFinance

Management changes at GuernseyFinance

Wed, 04/05/2005 - 07:11

Talmai Morgan is to step down from his full-time post as Chief Executive of GuernseyFinance to move to an external consultancy role. GuernseyFinance, the company re »

AIMA Chairman rebuts Sunderland comments on hedge funds

AIMA Chairman rebuts Sunderland comments on hedge funds

Fri, 29/04/2005 - 07:09

Christopher Fawcett, Chairman of AIMA, has robustly rebutted the misleading statements on hedge funds made recently by CBI president John Sunderland. The comments b »

Global hedge fund vacancies posted on Hedgeweek.com

Global hedge fund vacancies posted on Hedgeweek.com

Tue, 26/04/2005 - 07:03

Capital Structure Arbitrage-Traders/Analysts, London A leading global hedge fund is currently recruiting for additions to its trading team. »

France approves first wave of onshore hedge funds

France approves first wave of onshore hedge funds

Fri, 22/04/2005 - 07:17

AMF, the French financial services regulator, has begun to approve the first wave of onshore alternative investment funds using a prime broker. One of the first ARI »

Regulatory update: Hedge fund investments by insurance companies

Regulatory update: Hedge fund investments by insurance companies

Tue, 29/03/2005 - 07:17

Dr Sven Zeller, a partner in the Frankfurt office of Clifford Chance, outlines the latest regulations for hedge fund investments by German insurance companies. A c »

Guernsey takes a step in the right direction

Guernsey takes a step in the right direction

Tue, 29/03/2005 - 07:13

HSBC's Robin Fuller outlines the opportunities provided by Guernsey's new self-certification process for hedge fund promoters. The introduction of the Qualifying In »

Robert J. Keefe joins Platinum Global Advisory Board

Robert J. Keefe joins Platinum Global Advisory Board

Wed, 23/03/2005 - 06:00

Washington lobbyist Robert J. »

Phoenix Kapitaldienst employee investigated in EUR 600m fraud case

Phoenix Kapitaldienst employee investigated in EUR 600m fraud case

Fri, 18/03/2005 - 06:03

A local court in Frankfurt has started insolvency proceedings against Frankfurt-based derivatives brokerage Phoenix Kapitaldienst GmbH. Last week, Germany's financi »

Finance industry promotes Jersey as base for high value business

Finance industry promotes Jersey as base for high value business

Tue, 15/03/2005 - 06:07

A new campaign highlighting the benefits of using Jersey for niche market funds and family offices is aiming to bring further specialist business to the island. In »

Offshore Update: Anguilla FSC announces fast-track fund formation

Offshore Update: Anguilla FSC announces fast-track fund formation

Wed, 23/02/2005 - 06:13

A new guidance paper from the Anguilla FSC details a procedure for fast-tracking private and professional funds under the Anguilla Mutual Funds Act 2004. The proce »

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