Legal & Regulation

AIMA Chairman rebuts Sunderland comments on hedge funds

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

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

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

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

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

Washington lobbyist Robert J. »

Phoenix Kapitaldienst employee investigated in EUR 600m fraud case

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

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

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 »

Hedge funds market in Germany warms to growth

On the eve of the Super Hedge 2005 conference, a new report from Mercer Oliver Wyman Consulting says the German hedge funds market is warming up for rapid growth. G »

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