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Commodities research firm ordered to pay USD150,000 to settle "hedge fund" fraud charges

Commodities research firm ordered to pay USD150,000 to settle "hedge fund" fraud charges

Wed, 26/11/2008 - 12:10

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained a judgment against Aurifex Commodities Research Company of Mason, Michigan, requiring the company to pay USD30,000 in restitution a »

Conifer Fund Services hires two for BVI administration business

Conifer Fund Services hires two for BVI administration business

Wed, 26/11/2008 - 06:05

Conifer Securities has added two executives to its offshore fund administration business in the British Virgin Islands, Conifer Fund Services. »

Gottex opens Dubai office and appoints marketing head for Middle East

Gottex opens Dubai office and appoints marketing head for Middle East

Wed, 26/11/2008 - 06:02

Gottex Fund Management Holdings, an independent alternative asset management group, has announced it will open an office in Dubai to capitalise on growth opportunities in the Middle East a »

New investment landscape will produce hedge fund winners and losers, says Watson Wyatt

New investment landscape will produce hedge fund winners and losers, says Watson Wyatt

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 16:55

Many hedge funds will be forced to close and there will be significant consolidation because of market conditions and unprecedented changes to the regulatory landscape, according to global »

Iosco technical committee launches task forces on hedge funds and short selling

Iosco technical committee launches task forces on hedge funds and short selling

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 15:56

The technical committee of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions has launched task forces to examine issues associated with short selling, unregulated financial markets »

Decentralisation of trading creates attracts host of new players

Decentralisation of trading creates attracts host of new players

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 14:18

A year is a long time in financial markets. »

Threat of regulation spurs revamp of hedge fund operations

Threat of regulation spurs revamp of hedge fund operations

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 14:16

It is fashionable to blame hedge funds for the world's ills, and politicians have not waited long before pointing the finger at them over the credit crunch and the subsequent recession. »

CDS on Bclear - a safer, clearer route for OTC

CDS on Bclear - a safer, clearer route for OTC

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 14:05

When former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan acknowledges that he was "partially" wrong in his belief that some trading instruments, specifically credit default swaps (CDS), did no »

Research Management Solutions: the Antidote to Information Overload

Research Management Solutions: the Antidote to Information Overload

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 14:04

The investment industry today is more information intensive and data dependent than ever. »

The intelligence swap: technology for strategy

The intelligence swap: technology for strategy

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 13:58

Hedge funds have always had an interesting and diverse relationship with IT: from mission-critical, proprietary systems and prime broker-sourced systems to creating ad hoc spreadsheets - or ignorin »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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Locked door

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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