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Colin Dyer, WellChild

WellChild to be beneficiary of 100 Women in Finance’s London Gala

Thu, 19/01/2017 - 13:28

100 Women in Finance (100WF), formerly 100 Women in Hedge Funds, in association with Prince Harry’s patronage of 100 Women in Finance’s Philanthropic Initiatives, will partner with WellChild in 2017. »

Angelos Gregoriades, CIFA

Cyprus admitted to ICMA

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 13:36

The Cyprus Investment Funds Association (CIFA), a representative industry body of over 230 members based in Cyprus, has become an associate member of the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA). »

Luke Ellis, Man Group

HFSB appoints Luke Ellis and Henry Kenner to board

Thu, 15/12/2016 - 10:37

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) has appointed Luke Ellis, CEO of Man Group, and Henry Kenner, CEO and founder of Arrowgrass Capital Partners, to its board. »

Amanda Pullinger, 100 Women in Finance

100 Women in Hedge Funds rebrands as 100 Women in Finance

Thu, 15/12/2016 - 10:03

100 Women in Hedge Funds has launched a new brand and formally changed its name to 100 Women in Finance. »

Bruce McGuire, CTHFA

US and Chinese hedge fund associations agree partnership

Wed, 30/11/2016 - 09:44

The Connecticut Hedge Fund Association (CTHFA) and the Zhejiang International Hedge Fund Talents Association (HTA) have formed a partnership.  »

Timothy G Massad, CFTC

CFTC chair to make keynote address at MFA Conference

Wed, 19/10/2016 - 13:40

The Managed Funds Association (MFA) will host Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chair Timothy G Massad at the Outlook 2016 Conference. »

Richard Baker, Managed Funds Association

Managed Funds Association appoints 2016-2017 board of directors

Thu, 29/09/2016 - 08:58

The Managed Funds Association (MFA) has appointed its board of directors for 2016-17, which it says is diverse in firm size and geographic make-up and comprised of fund managers, public and private pension funds, banks and accounting firms. »

Guernsey Finance launches new brand to promote island’s finance industry

Guernsey Finance launches new brand to promote island’s finance industry

Fri, 26/08/2016 - 06:46

Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for the island’s finance industry internationally – has launched a new corporate brand and logo, We Are Guernsey. »

CME Group Executive Chairman and President and Chief Financial Officer to present at Sandler O'Neill conference

CME Group Executive Chairman and President and Chief Financial Officer to present at Sandler O'Neill conference

Wed, 08/06/2016 - 09:11

CME Group Executive Chairman and President Terry Duffy and Chief Financial Officer John Pietrowicz will present at the Sandler O'Neill 2016 Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference in New York, on Thursday, 9 June at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. »

Kathryn Graham, 100WHF

100 Women in Hedge Funds raises more than GBP550,000 for children’s charity The Art Room

Wed, 28/10/2015 - 09:48

100 Women in Hedge Funds (100WHF) successfully raised over GBP550,000 at its annual London Gala in aid of The Art Room, a charity that provides art as therapy to increase children's self-esteem, self-confidence and independence. »

Gurensey flag

OECD backs Guernsey as a cooperative jurisdiction

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 07:36

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) – the international standards-setter for tax transparency and cooperation – has underlined Guernsey’s reputation as a cooperative jurisdiction. »

four fingers

ICSA launches new qualifications for offshore finance professionals

Wed, 10/12/2014 - 10:30

ICSA, the Institute for professionals working in governance and compliance, is launching four new Level 4 (the equivalent of first year undergraduate) qualifications for offshore finance professionals.  »

empty board table

FXPA welcomes five new member firms

Mon, 08/12/2014 - 14:30

The Foreign Exchange Professionals Association (FXPA) has added of five institutional members – Bloomberg Tradebook Services, Cürex, FastMatch, Nasdaq and Singapore Exchange (SGX). »

Canada flag

Hedge Funds Care/Help for Children Canada Gala raises CAD200,000 for prevention and treatment of child abuse

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 09:12

Over 200 Canadian hedge fund and financial services professionals and supporters gathered at the Spoke Club in Toronto on 4 November for the 11th annual "Open Your Hearts to the Children Gala". »

Paul Kneen

IOM Funds Association chairman to speak at hedge fund conference

Mon, 20/10/2014 - 12:02

The Isle of Man Funds Association, in partnership with the Isle of Man Government’s Department of Economic Development, is to sponsor the Hedge Fund Start-up Forum. »

Announcement

DTCC forms industry steering committee to drive US T+2 implementation

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 14:02

The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), in collaboration with the financial services industry, has formed an industry steering committee to drive the implantation of two-day settlement cycle (T+2) in the US. »

Currency cogs

Forex trade body FXPA launches

Fri, 26/09/2014 - 10:02

Foreign Exchange Professionals Association (FXPA), a new trade body comprised of a cross-section of FX industry participants, is now up and running. »

Thinking

Concept Capital Markets joins HFA’s Thought Leadership Council

Wed, 03/09/2014 - 11:47

The Hedge Fund Association (HFA) has added prime brokerage firm Concept Capital Markets to its Thought Leadership Council. »

Man with loud hailer

California HFA is largest and most active regional chapter in US

Mon, 11/08/2014 - 12:58

The California Hedge Fund Association (CHFA) has added over 800 members cinches its formation in 2010 to become the industry's regional focal point for individuals who work for hedge funds and funds of hedge funds. »

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