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Aima welcomes Iosco hedge fund regulation principles

Aima welcomes Iosco hedge fund regulation principles

Tue, 23/06/2009 - 06:46

The Alternative Investment Management Association has welcomed the principles for hedge fund regulation published by the International Organization of Securities Commissions. »

Managed futures managers post solid gains in May

Managed futures managers post solid gains in May

Mon, 22/06/2009 - 17:06

Managed futures managers posted a solid 3.52 per cent return in May, taking year-to-date performance to -1.05 per cent, according to Lipper Tass. »

BATS Europe extends pricing special on NYSE Euronext stocks

BATS Europe extends pricing special on NYSE Euronext stocks

Mon, 22/06/2009 - 17:04

BATS Europe, a European multilateral trading facility, plans to continue inverted pricing for the NYSE Euronext indices - Cac 40, AEX and BEL20 - and select exchange-traded funds throug »

Iosco publishes principles for hedge funds regulation

Iosco publishes principles for hedge funds regulation

Mon, 22/06/2009 - 16:24

The International Organization of Securities Commissions' technical committee has published six principles that aim to enable securities regulators to address the regulatory and systemi »

Better communication key for investment management industry, survey finds

Better communication key for investment management industry, survey finds

Mon, 22/06/2009 - 13:39

The investment management industry should work to rebuild trust with investors through a back-to-basics client relationship approach, combining improved communication and education, inc »

NYSE Euronext to launch equal weight versions of AEX and Cac 40

NYSE Euronext to launch equal weight versions of AEX and Cac 40

Mon, 22/06/2009 - 13:31

NYSE Euronext has launched two equal weight indices based on the European national blue chip indices, the AEX and the Cac 40.  »

Shareholders split Zulauf into two independent companies

Shareholders split Zulauf into two independent companies

Mon, 22/06/2009 - 12:27

The three shareholders of Zulauf Asset Management, Felix W. »

The Citco Banks expand activities to Canada

The Citco Banks expand activities to Canada

Mon, 22/06/2009 - 09:09

The Citco Banks, providers of custody and fund trading for financial institutions and fund of funds, have opened a new subsidiary, Citco Bank Canada, in Toronto. »

Iosco publishes principles for regulation of short selling

Iosco publishes principles for regulation of short selling

Mon, 22/06/2009 - 08:06

The International Organization of Securities Commissions' technical committee has published a final report containing high level principles for the effective regulation of short selling »

Offshore law firms Appleby and Dickinson Cruickshank to merge

Offshore law firms Appleby and Dickinson Cruickshank to merge

Mon, 22/06/2009 - 07:30

Offshore legal, fiduciary and administration service provider Appleby is merging with Dickinson Cruickshank, the largest law firm in the Isle of Man. »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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