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SEC wins hedge fund fraud case against head of Lancer Management Group

SEC wins hedge fund fraud case against head of Lancer Management Group

Mon, 29/09/2008 - 07:01

A US district court judge has granted a motion brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission for summary judgment against the main perpetrator of the multi-million-dollar Lancer hedge »

Aima unveils new global council membership

Aima unveils new global council membership

Sun, 28/09/2008 - 07:15

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the London-based hedge fund industry association, has unveiled its new council membership following the organisation's annual general mee »

Laven Partners criticises Sarkozy's UN attack on hedge funds

Laven Partners criticises Sarkozy's UN attack on hedge funds

Fri, 26/09/2008 - 18:16

London- and Geneva-based investment management consultancy Laven Partners has questioned the premises of French President Nicolas Sarkozy's speech on Tuesday at the United Nations in which »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: SEC probes alleged market manipulation of financial stocks

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: SEC probes alleged market manipulation of financial stocks

Fri, 26/09/2008 - 18:10

The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether traders spread rumours in order to manipulate share prices and has ordered more than two dozen hedge funds to submit trading »

CFTC acts to revoke registration of Philadelphia Alternative Asset Management

CFTC acts to revoke registration of Philadelphia Alternative Asset Management

Fri, 26/09/2008 - 07:51

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed an action to revoke the registration of Philadelphia Alternative Asset Management as a commodity pool operator after the company was conv »

Hong Kong regulator applauded for resisting pressure for short selling clampdown

Hong Kong regulator applauded for resisting pressure for short selling clampdown

Fri, 26/09/2008 - 07:48

The Hong Kong arm of the Alternative Investment Management Association, the London-based hedge fund industry association, has praised the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission for ma »

BVI regulator introduces Annual Returns for domiciled investment funds

BVI regulator introduces Annual Returns for domiciled investment funds

Fri, 26/09/2008 - 07:40

The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission has announced the creation of a new Annual Return regime for BVI investment funds. »

Phoenix Fund Services wins Lindsell Train offshore long/short funds mandate

Phoenix Fund Services wins Lindsell Train offshore long/short funds mandate

Fri, 26/09/2008 - 07:38

Phoenix Fund Services, a specialist provider of offshore and onshore traditional and alternative fund administration services, has won a mandate to service Lindsell Train's USD30m offshore »

Quant specialist Cani Financial Advisors appoints director of sales and marketing

Quant specialist Cani Financial Advisors appoints director of sales and marketing

Thu, 25/09/2008 - 07:07

Cani Financial Advisors, a Florida-based provider of quantitative trading technology and alternative asset management, has appointed Daniel Lyle as director of sales and marketing, based i »

Singapore Exchange introduces new transparency requirements to deter failed share delivery

Singapore Exchange introduces new transparency requirements to deter failed share delivery

Thu, 25/09/2008 - 01:14

The Singapore Exchange has announced that although trading in its listed securities has been orderly and settlement has been timely despite the current market turbulence, it is implementin »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.    ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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