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Akin Gump appoints four partners in London and Hong Kong

International law firm Akin Gump has appointed four partners from Bingham McCutcheon in the firm’s corporate, restructuring and funds practices in London and Hong Kong. »

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ConvergEx introduces dynamic IEX order routing strategy

ConvergEx Group has launched a dynamic order routing strategy that allows clients to designate a percentage of an order to be sent to IEX, with the remainder going to ConvergEx’s Darkest algorithm. »

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Agecroft Partners predicts five top outcomes of CalPERS divesting of hedge funds

CalPERS’ announcement to divest of hedge funds has created a significant buzz in the media with many people wondering what impact this will have on the hedge fund and pension fund industries going forward.  »

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Netagio Exchange first to receive ISAE 3000 standard in British Bitcoin industry

Netagio, the UK-based Bitcoin, gold and sterling exchange, has completed an independent review of its Bitcoin storage environment by BDO under ISAE 3000, the International Standard on Assurance Engagements. »


‘Border controls’ imposed by domestic regulators inhibit cross-border fund marketing

Domestic regulations in Europe are inhibiting the cross-border benefits of the European Commission’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), according to analysis by law firm CMS. »

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The power of integrated risk management

“We’ve risen to the challenge to offer a truly integrated risk management approach with APT Enterprise,” comments Laurence Wormald (pictured), COO and head of research, SunGard APT, adding: »

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Chi-X Japan launches Chi-Match VWAP Cross

Chi-X Japan Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of market operator Chi-X Global, launched Chi-Match VWAP Cross (Volume Weighted Average Price) on 1 September. »

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LME launches LME Clear

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has launched its new clearing house, LME Clear, migrating all of the positions of LME members from previous clearer LCH.Clearnet Ltd to its own risk and clearing system, LMEmercury. »


CFTC provides time-limited no-action relief for SEFs from block trade requirements

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has provided time-limited no-action relief concerning swap execution facility (SEF) access for block trade execution. »


SunGard launches APT Enterprise platform for integrated view of risk management

SunGard has launched its APT Enterprise platform, which provides integrated risk management through an interactive risk dashboard for buy-side firms. »

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