Gavel and scales

CFTC fines Merrill Lynch USD1.2m for supervision failure

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an order filing and settling charges against Merrill Lynch for supervision failures relating to futures exchange and clearing fees. »


Handshake

bfinance strengthens Middle East presence

bfinance, an independently owned investment consultancy, has added to its service and advisory capabilities in the Middle East with the hire of a senior consultant. »


Cayman Islands

JTC Group granted Cayman Islands licence

JTC Group has been granted a licence to provide the firm’s full suite of private client, corporate, fund and real estate services in the Cayman Islands.  »


Newspaper and money

GAM launches GAM Star MBS Total Return Fund

GAM has launched the GAM Star MBS Total Return Fund – a UCITS-compliant version of an institutional investment strategy. »


Social media

UK finance industry welcomes Social Media Charter

Key figures from the UK’s financial industry have welcomed the launch of the Social Media Charter, which aims to ensure compliant use of social media. »


Five

CBOE promotes five to officer positions

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has promoted five staff members to officer positions. »


Stethoscope

IT and healthcare stocks see largest growth in hedge fund buying activity

Information technology and healthcare stocks saw the largest growth in new hedge fund buying activity during the second quarter of 2014, according to the latest S&P Capital IQ Hedge Fund Tracker. »


Clouds

NRI launches first private cloud solution for investment managers in Japan

Nomura Research Institute (NRI) has launched the T-Monolix Arena Private Cloud Service, aimed at asset managers in Japan. »


Electronic trading floor

Bull Moose Derivatives joins forces with Krechendo

Bull Moose Derivatives, a trading firm offering direct market access to London’s derivatives traders and managed futures accounts, has partnered with Paris-based trading arcade Krechendo Trading. »


South East Asia

KKR strengthens Southeast Asia team with new hires

KKR has appointed Jaka Prasetya, former managing partner and founder of Leafgreen Capital Partners, as managing director to lead the firm’s Indonesia efforts as well as credit and special situations initiatives in Southeast Asia. »


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