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Collaboration the way ahead for fund leaders

Collaboration the way ahead for fund leaders

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 13:55

At the recent G20 meeting convened for world leaders to deliberate on the financial crisis, UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown urged his counterparts to work together. »

Selecting independent hedge fund directors

Selecting independent hedge fund directors

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 13:51

In today's environment, corporate governance is no longer a luxury but a necessity, and often a requirement. »

Cayman still the domicile of choice

Cayman still the domicile of choice

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 13:48

The ongoing financial unease has spread over the globe, and the Cayman Islands are not exempt. »

Amid slowing growth and restructuring, Cayman's appeal endures

Amid slowing growth and restructuring, Cayman's appeal endures

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 13:45

The hedge fund industry may be starting to feel the full impact of the global credit crunch and concomitant economic downturn but there is no sign that the sector's difficulties are calling into qu »

Providing comfort in distressed markets

Providing comfort in distressed markets

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 13:42

The unrelenting turbulence in the global financial markets is showing no signs of ceasing. »

Eurex and Korea Exchange announce cooperation in derivatives trading

Eurex and Korea Exchange announce cooperation in derivatives trading

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 12:00

Derivatives exchange Eurex and Korea Exchange have announced a product cooperation agreement covering trading and clearing derivatives. »

Merchant bank to focus on alternative asset management restructuring

Merchant bank to focus on alternative asset management restructuring

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 11:58

Grisons Peak, the financial services investment bank, and IGS Group, an alternative assets advisory business, have announced the launch of Alternative Investment Merchant Banking.< »

Alliance Development and William Snyder fined USD3.65m in anti-fraud action

Alliance Development and William Snyder fined USD3.65m in anti-fraud action

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 05:58

Alliance Development of Nevada and William Snyder of Washington have been ordered to pay restitution of USD550,000 and civil monetary penalties of USD1.65m and USD1.45m respectively to »

SEC charges Bernard L Madoff for multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme

SEC charges Bernard L Madoff for multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme

Fri, 12/12/2008 - 13:15

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Bernard L Madoff and his investment firm, Bernard L Madoff Investment Securities, with securities fraud for a multi-billion dollar Pon »

Appleby to focus on international corporate and private wealth markets from Zurich

Appleby to focus on international corporate and private wealth markets from Zurich

Fri, 12/12/2008 - 00:58

Offshore law firm Appleby will open its latest office in Zurich on December 15, headed by partner Jonathan Vanderkar, who has been a member of the banking and asset finance team in the fir »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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Two thirds of surveyed investors with an appetite for infrastructure say they will increase their allocations to the asset class over the long term, with none planning to reduce allocations. These findings are revealed in an extract from the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015. ... »

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