Nebraska Federal Court orders payment of USD 325,000 in restitution to farmers injured by commodity trading program

The United States District Court for the District of Nebraska this week entered a consent order of permanent injunction settling the CFTC's charges against Commercial Hedge Services, Inc ( »

Legislation, regulation and institutionalisation

It is a sign of the strength of the alternative investment industry that there is significant competition among hedge fund jurisdictions. »

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index down -1.21 per cent in November

Weakness in the US markets, falling UK house prices and low consumer confidence were among the factors that drove the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index down -1.21 per cent in November »

Managed futures remain steady; Barclay CTA Index up 0.73% in November

Managed futures rose 0.73% in November, according to flash estimates from the Barclay CTA Index »

Cayman Islands' calm continues

There is no question that the effects of the sub-prime mortgage crisis have been felt in financial markets worldwide. Some markets experienced mere ripples; others faced a full-blown tsunami. »

Custom House surpasses USD 30 billion in assets under administration

One of the world's largest independent fund administrators, Dublin-based Custom House Administration & Corporate Services Limited, has surpassed USD 30 billion in client assets under a »

Hedge funds poised to seize upon distressed opportunities, says F&C's Barthélémy

As the sub-prime crisis continues to unfold, attractive opportunities are emerging for the hedge fund sector, according to François Barthélémy, a partner at F&C Pa »

Eurex launches incentive program for central and south-eastern Europe

Eurex intends to continue expanding its international distribution network in 2008. »

Hedge Fund Association forms new chapter for north-eastern US

The US-based Hedge Fund Association has launched a regional chapter for the north-eastern US, providing organisational and financial resources for member programmes in New York, Connecticu »

Facing the talent challenge head-on

Growth in the hedge fund market continues to increase and Cayman remains the leading jurisdiction for fund registration. »

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