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Advent Capital hires Robert Gourlay as head of European business development

Advent Capital Management has appointed Robert Gourlay as managing director and head of European business development. »


Asia Pacific

Long/short equity and macro strategy hedge funds offer investment opps in Asia, says Cambridge Associates

Institutional investors performing due diligence on Asia-Pacific focused hedge funds may be best served homing in on long/short equity and macro strategies. »


Commodities

Euronext commodities exceed one million lots

Euronext open interest commodities exceeded one million lots on 11 September 2014 for the first time since the exchange separated from Liffe.  »


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Eyemaxx Real Estate bond opens for subscription

Eyemaxx Real Estate is issuing a corporate bond in the Entry Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. »


Edward T. Tilly

CBOE and C2 in FINRA discussions over regulatory services agreement

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange are in discussions with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on a potential agreement for FINRA to provide certain regulatory services to their options markets. »


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Alceda granted AIFM licence in Luxembourg

Alceda Fund Management has been granted a licence to act as Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) by the Luxemburgish Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF). »


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SEC creates new office in division of economic and risk analysis

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is creating a new office within the division of economic and risk analysis (DERA) that will coordinate efforts to provide data-driven risk assessment tools and models to support a wide range of SEC activities.  »


Globe

Greece, Qatar and UAE reclassify to emerging status on 22 September, says S&P

S&P Global BMI indices will undergo its annual reconstitution on 22 September 2014. »


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BakerHostetler expands business and energy practices

Laura J McMahon has joined BakerHostetler as a partner in the firm’s corporate and energy practices based in the Houston office. »


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BATS and BX partner to increase competition in Swiss equities market

BATS Chi-X Europe and BX Swiss have entered into a partnership agreement designed to bring greater competition and enhanced market efficiencies to the Swiss equities market. »


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