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Jersey to sign tax information exchange agreement with UK

Jersey to sign tax information exchange agreement with UK

Tue, 10/03/2009 - 16:00

Jersey is to sign a tax information exchange agreement with the UK as part of the island's commitment to exchange of information in criminal tax matters that began with its first TIEA, »

Credit Suisse/Tremont index to finish down 0.45 per cent for February

Credit Suisse/Tremont index to finish down 0.45 per cent for February

Tue, 10/03/2009 - 12:02

Early estimates indicate the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index will finish down 0.45 per cent in February. »

Newedge launches additional absolute return indices

Newedge launches additional absolute return indices

Tue, 10/03/2009 - 11:55

Newedge has launched a range of indices covering global macro and commodity trading strategies. »

Law firm Lussan announces opening of Luxembourg office

Law firm Lussan announces opening of Luxembourg office

Tue, 10/03/2009 - 06:00

Investment law firm Lussan, an affiliate of the hedge fund consultancy group Laven Partners, has continued its expansion with the opening of a representative office in Luxembourg.< »

Blue Sky Asset Management appoints business development manager

Blue Sky Asset Management appoints business development manager

Tue, 10/03/2009 - 05:59

Structured investment specialist Blue Sky Asset Management has strengthened its business support team with the recruitment of Chris Gillam from Cazenove Capital Management as business d »

Hedge funds decline 0.78 per cent in February as equity markets plummet, says Hennessee

Hedge funds decline 0.78 per cent in February as equity markets plummet, says Hennessee

Mon, 09/03/2009 - 16:22

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index declined by 0.78 per cent in February, although it remains positive with a bare 0.12 per cent gain so far in 2009, according to Hennessee Group, a provider o »

International Centre for Financial Regulation appoints David Currie as chairman

International Centre for Financial Regulation appoints David Currie as chairman

Mon, 09/03/2009 - 15:59

The International Centre for Financial Regulation has announced that David Currie has been appointed as its first chairman. »

Jersey confident it will escape tax haven crackdown

Jersey confident it will escape tax haven crackdown

Mon, 09/03/2009 - 12:00

Jersey remains confident it will not be included in any crackdown on offshore jurisdictions by the G20 nations, according to Geoff Cook, chief executive of industry promotional body Jer »

NYSE Euronext launches multilateral trading facility

NYSE Euronext launches multilateral trading facility

Mon, 09/03/2009 - 11:56

NYSE Euronext has launched NYSE Arca Europe, a multilateral trading facility which aims to provide customers with low-cost, high-speed access to the most actively-traded European blue-c »

Credit fund specialist Alpstar launches dedicated asset recovery group

Credit fund specialist Alpstar launches dedicated asset recovery group

Mon, 09/03/2009 - 06:01

Alpstar, a credit fund specialist, has announced the formation of a strategic asset recovery group, whose focus is on the restructure and recovery management of distressed fixed income »

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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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