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CFTC issues no-action relief from electronic reporting requirements in OCR Final Rule

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a no-action letter that provides additional time for reporting parties to comply with certain reporting requirements of the ownership and control final rule (OCR Final Rule). »


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FIX Trading Community extends TESI to include FX

FIX Trading Community, the non-profit financial trading standards body, has extended the Trading Enablement Standard Initiative (TESI) to include foreign exchange (FX) client enablement. »


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Natixis Global Asset Management launches Seeyond Multi-Asset Allocation Fund

Natixis Global Asset Management (NGAM) has launched a core global tactical asset allocation fund that invests in stocks, bonds and volatility as an asset class. »


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Abbey Capital authorised under AIFMD

Abbey Capital has been authorised as an Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) under the Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive (AIFMD) by the Central Bank of Ireland. »


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Luxembourg’s CSSF sees 773 AIFM authorisation and registration applications

Luxembourg financial services regulator CSSF has received a total number of 773 AIFM-related applications – 215 requests for authorisation and 558 requests for registration. »


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Markit appoints head of investor relations

Markit has appointed Matthew Kolby as head of investor relations. »


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University College London validates GMEX Constant Maturity Future

A team at University College London (UCL) has evaluated the overnight process that maintains the constant maturity aspect of the GMEX Interest Rate Swap Index Average (IRSIA) Constant Maturity Future (CMF) product as an alternative to interest rate swaps (IRS). »


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Omgeo partners with UnaVista to bolster matching of synthetic swaps

Omgeo has partnered with London Stock Exchange Group’s (LSEG) UnaVista to support tri-party matching of synthetic equity swaps between executing brokers, prime brokers and investment managers. »


London

BCS bolsters equity derivatives trading team in London

BCS Financial Group has appointed Matthieu Ressencourt as managing director and head of equity derivatives trading in London. »


New York

Abacus Group hires ConvergEx exec as chief financial officer

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, has hired Jonathan Bohrer as chief financial officer, effective 30 June. »


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