Conyers Dill & Pearman boosts London team

Richard Fear has left Charles Adams, Ritchie & Duckworth in the Cayman Islands, where he had been a partner for over six years, and joined the London office of Conyers Dill & Pearm »


NFA suspends Christ Investment Service LLC

The National Futures Association (NFA) has suspended from NFA membership Christ Investment Service LLC (CIS), an introducing broker (IB) located in San Francisco, California. »


Leveraged finance and high yield debt partners join Bracewell & Giuliani

Mark B Joachim and Robert T Carey have joined Bracewell & Giuliani LLP as partners in the New York office. »


Eurex to launch UK products in May

Eurex, the international derivatives exchange, will expand its product portfolio and introduce 17 single stock futures (SSF) - on the Royal Dutch Shell shares and on the 16 sterling denomi »


Survey of consultant search activity reveals that hedge funds will be the focus of attention in 2007, with private equity and real estate close behind

Casey Quirk and eVestment Alliance have unveiled their first annual study of consultant search activity, revealing that more consultants will focus on Hedge Funds than on any other strateg »


Maples and Calder's Dubai office acts on the first sukuk listed on both the Dubai and London Stock Exchanges

International law firm Maples and Calder acted as Cayman Islands counsel to the issue of a USD 750m Sukuk by DIB Sukuk Limited. »


Paladyne forms alliance with Microsoft to service hedge funds

Paladyne Systems, LLC has formed an alliance with Microsoft Corp. »


Comment: Hedge funds will welcome India's short-selling plans

Alan Burr, Principal Consultant at Etheios, comments on the recent announcement by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to create the opportunity for institutional investors t »


Electronic reporting for Cayman Islands Regulated Funds now underway

The mechanism for the electronic submission of annual returns for funds licensed, registered and administered in the Cayman Islands is now in place. »


Strongest trading month on Eurex

Eurex, the international derivatives exchange, reports that a total of 199 million contracts were traded in March 2007. »


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