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SEC charges Colorado adviser with conducting multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme

SEC charges Colorado adviser with conducting multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme

Fri, 10/04/2009 - 13:14

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a Denver-based investment manager and his firm for conducting a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme through the sale of shares in inv »

Gibraltar aims to profit from global focus on regulation

Gibraltar aims to profit from global focus on regulation

Fri, 10/04/2009 - 08:56

The people that inhabit the imposing physical mass of the Rock of Gibraltar, standing at one of the southernmost points of Europe with the mountains of Morocco clearly visible to the south, have ov »

Outsourcing model offers capacity for growth

Outsourcing model offers capacity for growth

Fri, 10/04/2009 - 08:48

Capita Financial Group's Gibraltar office is part of an international network also comprising Dublin, Jersey, Guernsey and London as well as an outsourced back office processing centre in Exeter. »

Gibraltar thrives in changing global climate

Gibraltar thrives in changing global climate

Fri, 10/04/2009 - 08:45

Gibraltar's fund industry is benefiting from a steady increase in international acceptance of the jurisdiction, the result of a range of factors that include increased marketing efforts and a broad »

Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index up 1.3 per cent in March

Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index up 1.3 per cent in March

Fri, 10/04/2009 - 07:09

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index rose 1.3 per cent in March, with 61 per cent of funds finishing the month positive, on the back of sharp reversals in the underlying markets. »

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index to finish up 0.86 per cent in March

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index to finish up 0.86 per cent in March

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 17:11

Early estimates indicate the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index will finish up 0.86 per cent in March, based on 55 per cent of assets reporting. »

Florida companies and men charged with operating fraudulent commodity pool

Florida companies and men charged with operating fraudulent commodity pool

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 17:04

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has charged Donovan Davis Jr., Blayne Davis, Damien Bromfield, Capital Blu Management and DD International Holdings with operating a fraudule »

SEC seeks comments on short sale price test and circuit breaker restrictions

SEC seeks comments on short sale price test and circuit breaker restrictions

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 12:59

The Securities and Exchange Commission has voted unanimously to seek public comment on whether short sale price restrictions or circuit breaker restrictions should be imposed and whethe »

Harewood Solutions to launch BNP Paribas Comac Fund

Harewood Solutions to launch BNP Paribas Comac Fund

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 12:45

Harewood Solutions, a London-based subsidiary of BNP Paribas, is planning to launch the BNP Paribas Comac Fund, a long/short commodities fund that provides investors with access to the »

Retrenchment theme to dominate global asset management dealflow, says Jefferies Putnam Lovell

Retrenchment theme to dominate global asset management dealflow, says Jefferies Putnam Lovell

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 07:01

With banks and insurers offloading desirable asset management franchises to raise capital, 2009 is shaping up as a year with fewer, albeit headline-grabbing M&A transactions, follow »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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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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