Hedgeweek - Daily News http://www.hedgeweek.com/ en Crédit Agricole CIB implements Orchestrade for trading and risk http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248905/cr%C3%A9dit-agricole-cib-implements-orchestrade-trading-and-risk <p><em><strong>Cr&eacute;dit Agricole CIB has partnered with Orchestrade Financial Systems, a capital markets technology platform for cross-asset trading and risk management, to overhaul its interest rate derivatives and FX Forwards trading operations.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248905/cr%C3%A9dit-agricole-cib-implements-orchestrade-trading-and-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Trading & Execution Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:13:17 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248905 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Three West Coast hedge funds opt for LBX Buyside POEMS http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248903/three-west-coast-hedge-funds-opt-lbx-buyside-poems <p><em><strong>LiquidityBook&rsquo;s SaaS-based LBX Buyside POEMS (portfolio, order and execution management system) has been selected by three West Coast hedge funds &ndash; Pier 88 Investment Partners, Zeo Capital Advisors and Solstein Capital.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248903/three-west-coast-hedge-funds-opt-lbx-buyside-poems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Trading & Execution Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:57:03 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248903 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Eurekahedge reveals hedge funds up in January http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248897/eurekahedge-reveals-hedge-funds-january <p><em><strong>January data from Eurekahedge reveals that hedge funds started the year up 0.87 per cent in January with managers reporting performance-based gains of USD1.3 billion.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248897/eurekahedge-reveals-hedge-funds-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Market data Single Manager Hedge Funds Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:15:02 +0000 beverlychandler 248897 at http://www.hedgeweek.com What impact will the Trump administration have on the fiduciary rule? http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248886/what-impact-will-trump-administration-have-fiduciary-rule <p><em>By Dan Viola, partner, Sadis &amp; Goldberg &ndash; <strong>Status of the new DOL&nbsp;fiduciary rule.&nbsp;</strong></em>The&nbsp;Department of Labor&rsquo;s (the DOL) new fiduciary ruling (the Rule) has created strife in the securities industry and has the potential to significantly impact how financial advisers and brokers will manage retirement accounts in the future.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-replacement-label"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Blogs </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248886/what-impact-will-trump-administration-have-fiduciary-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> North America Legal & Regulation Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:43:35 +0000 mkitchen 248886 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Credit Suisse selects RiskSystem for risk and investment reporting http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248885/credit-suisse-selects-risksystem-risk-and-investment-reporting <p><em><strong>Credit Suisse Fund Management has selected RiskSystem to provide daily risk reporting and investment restriction monitoring for the Luxembourg domiciled Credit Suisse (LUX) Absolute Return Bond Fund.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248885/credit-suisse-selects-risksystem-risk-and-investment-reporting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fund administration Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:42:03 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248885 at http://www.hedgeweek.com BT links up world’s five biggest forex markets http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248884/bt-links-world%E2%80%99s-five-biggest-forex-markets <p><em><strong>BT is linking up the world&rsquo;s five main foreign exchange (FX) locations to help boost the competitiveness of its global financial industry customers.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248884/bt-links-world%E2%80%99s-five-biggest-forex-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trading & Execution Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:39:35 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248884 at http://www.hedgeweek.com AxiomSL makes senior appointment in Australia http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248883/axiomsl-makes-senior-appointment-australia <p><em><strong>Regulatory reporting, data and risk management solutions specialist AxiomSL has appointed Andrew Wood as the company&rsquo;s country manager for Australia.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248883/axiomsl-makes-senior-appointment-australia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:34:42 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248883 at http://www.hedgeweek.com STOXX expands fixed income offering http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248882/stoxx-expands-fixed-income-offering <p><em><strong>STOXX Ltd, the operator of Deutsche Boerse Group&rsquo;s index business and a provider of tradable index concepts, has launched the EURO STOXX 50 Corporate Bond Sector, Rating and Maturity Bucket Sub-Indices.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248882/stoxx-expands-fixed-income-offering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indexes Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:31:25 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248882 at http://www.hedgeweek.com From prop trader to institutional fund manager http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248881/prop-trader-institutional-fund-manager <p><em><strong>Wilrik Sinia&nbsp;(pictured) is co-founder of the Amsterdam-based hedge fund manager, Mint Tower Capital, whose flagship Mint Tower Arbitrage Fund focuses on convertible and volatility arbitrage. Prior to establishing Mint Tower in 2010, Sinia and Mint Tower&rsquo;s three other co-founders were part of the management team at Principal Strategies, ABN AMRO bank&rsquo;s proprietary trading desk.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248881/prop-trader-institutional-fund-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Events Funds Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:08:36 +0000 mkitchen 248881 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Advanced Logic Analytics appoints chief information officer http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248878/advanced-logic-analytics-appoints-chief-information-officer <p><em><strong>Advanced Logic Analytics (ALA), a provider of enterprise-class big data and finance analytics solutions for buy- and sell-side institutions and other financial firms, has appointed Tilman Sayer as chief information officer.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248878/advanced-logic-analytics-appoints-chief-information-officer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:56:48 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248878 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Nasdaq and Borse Dubai sign market technology deal http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248876/nasdaq-and-borse-dubai-sign-market-technology-deal <p><em><strong>Nasdaq and&nbsp;Borse Dubai&nbsp;have signed an agreement to bolster the technological infrastructure of Dubai&rsquo;s stock exchanges, Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and Nasdaq Dubai, and improve post-trade practices.</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-directory-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gfmdirectory/nasdaq">Nasdaq</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248876/nasdaq-and-borse-dubai-sign-market-technology-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Trading & Execution Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:53:52 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248876 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Abel Noser Solutions launches compliance product http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248869/abel-noser-solutions-launches-compliance-product <p><em><strong>Abel Noser Solutions has launched a trade surveillance product for compliance officers of broker-dealers, investment advisers and exchanges.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248869/abel-noser-solutions-launches-compliance-product" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Compliance Trading & Execution Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:06:28 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248869 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Lovell Minnick Partners invests in Trea Asset Management http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248864/lovell-minnick-partners-invests-trea-asset-management <p><em><strong>Private equity firm Lovell Minnick Partners has completed a growth investment in Trea Asset Management, an independent asset management firm in Spain.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248864/lovell-minnick-partners-invests-trea-asset-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:40:45 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248864 at http://www.hedgeweek.com CLS and TriOptima compress USD1 trillion in FX forwards and swaps http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248861/cls-and-trioptima-compress-usd1-trillion-fx-forwards-and-swaps <p><em><strong>Counterparties have eliminated USD1 trillion in gross notional value from their outstanding FX forward and swap portfolios using CLS Group and TriOptima&rsquo;s triReduce CLS FX Forward Compression Service.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/21/248861/cls-and-trioptima-compress-usd1-trillion-fx-forwards-and-swaps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trading & Execution Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:32:32 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248861 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Invest in Cyprus - Strategic location http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/20/248859/invest-cyprus-strategic-location <p><em><strong>With its ideal geographical position at the crossroads of three continents &ndash; Europe, Africa and Asia, Cyprus plays a key role in the region of the Eastern Mediterranean. As a safe, transparent, modern business centre, the island is an ideal investment gateway to the European Union, as well as a portal for investment outside the EU, particularly into the Middle East, India and China.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/20/248859/invest-cyprus-strategic-location" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal & Regulation Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:21:26 +0000 mkitchen 248859 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Ireland - Key factors in choosing an alternative investment fund domicile http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/20/248858/ireland-key-factors-choosing-alternative-investment-fund-domicile <p><em>By Donnacha O&rsquo;Connor (pictured), Partner at Dillon Eustace &ndash; <strong>Ireland has a well-established reputation as a leading funds centre, being home to 6,470 regulated investment funds as of December 2016 according to the Central Bank of Ireland, and as a leading fund servicing centre. </strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/20/248858/ireland-key-factors-choosing-alternative-investment-fund-domicile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal & Regulation Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:16:40 +0000 mkitchen 248858 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Jersey - Full guidance on setting up home and business http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/20/248857/jersey-full-guidance-setting-home-and-business <p><em><strong>Locate Jersey is part of the Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture department within the Jersey Government (`States of Jersey&#39;). Headed up by Director of International Trade, Wayne Gallichan (pictured), the role of Locate Jersey is to promote Jersey as a place to do business and to attract suitable businesses to the island, as well as HNW individuals; particularly those that are still economically active.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/20/248857/jersey-full-guidance-setting-home-and-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal & Regulation Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:10:34 +0000 mkitchen 248857 at http://www.hedgeweek.com British Virgin Islands - Providing a firm and reliable base for fund managers http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/20/248856/british-virgin-islands-providing-firm-and-reliable-base-fund-managers <p><em><strong>Since 2012, the BVI has introduced three exciting and innovative investment fund products, namely: the BVI Approved Manager, the BVI Incubator Fund and the BVI Approved Fund. The Approved Manager was introduced at the end of 2012, followed by the Incubator Fund and Approved Fund in mid-2015, and each has been growing steadily since their launch. Currently, there are 140 Approved Managers, 21 Incubator Funds and 29 Approved Funds, based on figures published by the BVI Financial Services Commission (as of 30 September&nbsp;2016).&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/20/248856/british-virgin-islands-providing-firm-and-reliable-base-fund-managers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal & Regulation Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:05:58 +0000 mkitchen 248856 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Malta - Q&A with Ivan Grech and Anatoli Grech http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/20/248855/malta <p><em><strong>Q&amp;A with Ivan Grech, Head of Business Development, FinanceMalta &amp; Anatoli Grech, Executive Secretary of the Malta Funds Industry Association.</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-directory-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gfmdirectory/financemalta">FinanceMalta</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/20/248855/malta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal & Regulation Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:58:48 +0000 mkitchen 248855 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Guernsey - Promoting and facilitating relocation http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/20/248854/guernsey-promoting-and-facilitating-relocation <p><em><strong>In a world where uncertainty appears to be replacing certainty, Guernsey is underlining its inherent stability amidst the changes that are affecting the regulatory, commercial and political realms.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/20/248854/guernsey-promoting-and-facilitating-relocation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal & Regulation Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:54:06 +0000 mkitchen 248854 at http://www.hedgeweek.com