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Ned Phillips, chief executive of Chi-East

Chi-East joins with TNS to boost global connectivity

Mon, 13/12/2010 - 12:34

Financial market participants across Asia can now seek dark pools of liquidity throughout the region, following an agreement between Chi-East, the first Asian exchange backed non-display venue, and global connectivity provider Transaction Network Services. »

Stewart Macbeth, managing director, DTCC

DTCC launches OTC equity derivatives cash flow matching and netting service

Mon, 13/12/2010 - 12:01

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation has launched an automated over-the-counter equity derivatives cash flow matching and netting service with all of the 14 major dealers live on the platform. »


Butterfield Fulcrum expands EMEA business development team

Mon, 13/12/2010 - 10:38

Butterfield Fulcrum, a fund administration company for the alternative investment industry, has appointed Edwin Parker as director of business development for the EMEA region.  »


CFTC charges floor broker Kent Whitney with options fraud

Mon, 13/12/2010 - 10:16

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed an enforcement action charging Kent R.E. Whitney, a registered floor broker, with making false and misleading statements to Chicago Mercantile Exchange representatives, futures commission merchants and others in connection with a scheme to trade options without posting the required margin.  »


Picard files civil racketeering claims against Sonja Kohn, Bank Medicii, Unicredit, Bank Austria and 53 other defendants

Mon, 13/12/2010 - 06:00

Irving H. Picard, the trustee for the liquidation for Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS) has filed a complaint seeking USD 19.6bn in damages against members of the “Medici Enterprise,” allegedly masterminded by Sonja Kohn, principal shareholder of the now defunct Bank Medici, using multiple trusts and nominee companies in New York, Austria, Italy, Gibraltar and elsewhere. »

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Headhunting firm predicts decline of candidate placements in hedge fund space

Mon, 13/12/2010 - 05:57

The historical trend of hedge funds acquiring talent from financial institutions could be reversed going into 2011, as new regulations for alternatives come into play. »

John Aspden, chief executive of the Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission

Isle of Man says it will meet AIFM Directive criteria

Sun, 12/12/2010 - 16:17

Following approval of the Alternative Investment Fund Manager Directive by the European Parliament, the Isle of Man says it welcomes the final Directive and that work is under way to ensure it will meet key regulatory criteria.  »

Brian McDermott, head of investment funds at A&L Goodbody

A&L Goodbody completes investment fund company redomiciliation to Ireland

Sun, 12/12/2010 - 16:13

Law firm A&L Goodbody has completed the first investment fund company migration to Ireland from Bermuda, under new legislation which facilitates the effective redomiciliation of investment fund companies from six separate jurisdictions to Ireland.  »

Sugar cubes

Czarnikow advises Rio Vermelho mill on equity capitalisation by Glencore

Sun, 12/12/2010 - 16:09

Czarnikow, the UK’s second oldest sugar trader, has advised Rio Vermelho, a Brazilian ethanol producer, on Glencore’s acquisition of a 76 per cent equity participation. »


Citi launches prime finance business advisory practice

Sun, 12/12/2010 - 16:02

Citi’s prime finance division has launched a business advisory practice, combining hedge fund industry research and thought leadership with consulting services. »



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