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CFTC publishes concept release on review of exemptions for swap dealers

CFTC publishes concept release on review of exemptions for swap dealers

Wed, 25/03/2009 - 12:07

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has published a concept release aimed at bringing greater transparency and accountability to the derivatives marketplace. »

Salus Alpha launches fund based on Vienna Absolute Return Index

Salus Alpha launches fund based on Vienna Absolute Return Index

Wed, 25/03/2009 - 11:54

Salus Alpha has launched a fund which tracks the Vienna Stock Exchange-listed Absolute Return Index, called Salus Alpha Multi Style. »

Gottex reports 13 per cent decline in gross revenues

Gottex reports 13 per cent decline in gross revenues

Wed, 25/03/2009 - 11:51

Gottex Fund Management says its financial performance in 2008 was impacted by the turmoil in the financial markets, with gross revenues down 13 per cent on the previous year to USD168m. »

Newedge announces senior appointments in Asia

Newedge announces senior appointments in Asia

Wed, 25/03/2009 - 06:03

Newedge, a 50/50 joint venture between Société Générale and Calyon, has announced the appointment of three managing directors in Asia-Pacific, as part of the »

Laven Partners launches Global Systematic ST Plus fund

Laven Partners launches Global Systematic ST Plus fund

Tue, 24/03/2009 - 16:10

Laven Partners Asset Management has launched a second commodity trading adviser fund - the Laven Funds Global Systematic ST Plus SPC.    »

SJ Berwin to open office in Hong Kong

SJ Berwin to open office in Hong Kong

Tue, 24/03/2009 - 16:00

SJ Berwin says it plans to launch a dedicated China and East Asia practice with an office in Hong Kong, subject to regulatory requirements. »

Managed futures returns slip even lower in February, says Lipper

Managed futures returns slip even lower in February, says Lipper

Tue, 24/03/2009 - 15:51

Managed futures posted a negative 0.47 per cent return on average in US-dollar terms and minus 2.33 per cent since the beginning of the year, according to the Lipper Tass Flash Estimate »

Liontrust recruits fixed income team

Liontrust recruits fixed income team

Tue, 24/03/2009 - 11:55

Liontrust Asset Management has recruited the European fixed income team from London-based Ilex Asset Management. »

NYSE Euronext introduces integrated transaction fee structure

NYSE Euronext introduces integrated transaction fee structure

Tue, 24/03/2009 - 09:50

NYSE Euronext has announced plans for a new integrated transaction pricing structure that is intended to improve the company's overall competitive position in Europe by simplifying and »

Alter Domus opens office in Hong Kong and acquires Skye Fund Services

Alter Domus opens office in Hong Kong and acquires Skye Fund Services

Tue, 24/03/2009 - 06:00

Alter Domus, the Luxembourg-based provider of outsourced administration services, has announced the opening of an office in Hong Kong, as from 1 January 2009. »

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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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