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Lyxor Global Hedge Fund index down 2.2 per cent in May

Mon, 14/06/2010 - 06:00

The Lyxor Global Hedge Fund index, an investable index based on Lyxor’s hedge fund platform which tracks the overall hedge fund universe, was down 2.2 per cent in May.  »

Jane Diplock, chairman of Iosco's executive committee

Securities regulators adopt new principles and increase focus on systemic risk

Sun, 13/06/2010 - 14:24

The International Organization of Securities Commissions has published its revised Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation to incorporate eight new principles, based on the lessons learned from the recent financial crisis and subsequent changes in the regulatory environment. »

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CFTC proposes rule for co-location/proximity hosting services

Sun, 13/06/2010 - 11:58

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has proposed a rule that specifies requirements for designated contract markets, derivatives transaction execution facilities and exempt commercial markets that list significant price discovery contracts and offer co-location and/or proximity hosting services to market participants.  »

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Fortress closes Japan Opportunity Domestic Fund

Sun, 13/06/2010 - 10:39

Fortress Investment Group has closed its first Yen denominated opportunity fund, Fortress Japan Opportunity Domestic Fund, at JPY75bn. »

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BNY Mellon introduces side pocket accounting feature for hedge fund managers

Fri, 11/06/2010 - 06:55

BNY Mellon Alternative Investment Services has introduced enhanced accounting and reporting functionality for side pocket accounts and special purpose vehicles.  »

Declan O'Sullivan, Dechert

Dechert to open office in Dublin

Fri, 11/06/2010 - 06:02

Dechert plans to open an office in Dublin, making it one of a handful of international law firms to establish a presence in Ireland and the first major onshore transatlantic funds practice to do so in Dublin. »

Robert Jewkes, strategist, Collins Stewart Wealth Management

Collins Stewart strategist calls for new portfolio modelling approach

Fri, 11/06/2010 - 06:00

Investment managers must take lessons from the credit crunch to their portfolios, Collins Stewart’s global strategist told a wealth management conference in Guernsey this week. »

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Teucrium Corn Fund begins trading

Thu, 10/06/2010 - 14:05

The Teucrium Corn Fund has begun trading on the NYSE Arca. »

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Regulatory issues a double-edged sword for alternative fund sector

Thu, 10/06/2010 - 12:50

 With the credit-led crisis that brought the onward global march of the private equity industry to a screeching halt two years ago now starting to fade into the background, activity in the sec »

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Service providers face cost challenges despite renewed growth

Thu, 10/06/2010 - 12:41

 One of the most striking features of the Luxembourg alternative funds sector, and the private equity business in particular, is the continued influx of service providers originating from long »

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