BlueCrest Capital Management goes live on Murex's MX.3 for credit derivatives

Murex has announced that BlueCrest Capital Management, a European hedge fund manager with USD 13bn under management, is now live on MX.3 for its Multi-Strategy Credit Master Fund, a new st »

Asian hedge fund industry set to thrive despite headwinds

Arguably, 2007 was the most important year for hedge funds in Asia since GFIA started researching the Asian hedge fund universe in 1998. First, it was clearly a good year for returns. »

Daiwa Securities wins its SAS70 accounting report

Daiwa Securities Global Asset Services, the fund servicing arm of the Daiwa Securities Group, has obtained a statement of auditing standards, SAS70 report, from its independent auditors KP »

Mourant du Feu & Jeune hires two partners

Mourant du Feu & Jeune, part of Mourant, has hired two partners, Richard de Basto and Matthew Feargrieve, for its Cayman funds and finance practice groups. »

NFA takes emergency enforcement action against Innovative Capital Management

The National Futures Association has taken emergency enforcement action against Innovative Capital Management, a commodity pool operator and commodity trading adviser based in Brooklyn, »

Asian industry growth drives admin challenges

More than 50 new alternative funds were launched in Asia in 2007, raising USD5bn in assets, and the continent's hedge fund industry saw total assets under management rise by just over 20 per cent - »

Rival centres share growth of alternatives industry

Hong Kong and Singapore, the traditional rivals for financial services business in Asia outside Japan, are also doing battle to become the region's de facto hub for hedge funds and other alternativ »

SGX to acquire majority stake in Sicom

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) and The Singapore Commodity Exchange (Sicom) have agreed in-principle to SGX acquiring at least 95 per cent of Sicom, through the subscription of shares, for a »

Non-doms can avoid tax crackdown with offshore bonds, says Killik

Brokers Killik & Co have issued an advice note with the non UK domiciled wealthy in mind. »

SuperDerivatives users get access to Liffe Connect

SuperDerivatives and Liffe have teamed up to provide SuperDerivatives's users with direct access to the Liffe Connect electronic trading platform. »

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