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. »


RAB Capital appoints John Kenny as Chief Risk Officer

John Kenny, previously Risk Officer at Brevan Howard, is joining RAB Capital plc as Chief Risk Officer. »


BNP Paribas to acquire RBS International Securities Services

BNP Paribas has agreed to acquire RBS International Securities Services (Holdings) Limited, a 70:30 joint venture between The Royal Bank of Scotland International and The Bank of New York. »


Comment: Existing regulations for hedge funds and funds of hedge funds should be relaxed in upcoming revision of German Investment Act

Dr Sven Zeller, partner at Clifford Chance, and Patrick Schmidt, associate at Clifford Chance, say that more needs to be done to improve Germany's legal framework for hedge funds. »


Eurex obtains recognition from the Dubai Financial Services Authority

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has granted Eurex the status of a Recognised Body within the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). »


HypoVereinsbank and CACEIS agree on strategic partnership in securities services

HypoVereinsbank (HVB) is planning to transfer its securities processing and custodian activities to the French financial services provider CACEIS. »


HFR Asset Management offers German White Funds reporting

HFR Asset Management is making available German 'White Funds' reporting for both its index and single strategy hedge fund products. »


New global brand identity for Appleby Hunter Bailhache

Appleby Hunter Bailhache has changed its name to Appleby with effect from 1 April 2007. »


ICAP plc sells Exotix stake to employees and Spencer-controlled firm

ICAP plc has reduced its stake in specialist emerging markets broker and arranger Exotix Limited  by 58% following a sale of shares to the employees of Exotix, and to IPGL Limited, a »


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