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Wave of litigation could hit UK fund managers, says risk management firm

Wave of litigation could hit UK fund managers, says risk management firm

Mon, 23/02/2009 - 11:57

UK-based fund managers must take the initiative ahead of an impending wave of compensation claims against them from disgruntled investors, according to risk consultancy and internal aud »

Aima expresses support for global initiative on hedge fund regulation

Aima expresses support for global initiative on hedge fund regulation

Mon, 23/02/2009 - 11:55

The London-based Alternative Investment Management Association has expressed support for global efforts to achieve a consensus on coherent regulation for hedge funds, but continues to emph »

Germany's Merkel reiterates call for regulation of hedge funds

Germany's Merkel reiterates call for regulation of hedge funds

Mon, 23/02/2009 - 06:02

European leaders have focused on the regulation of all financial sectors, including hedge funds, at a meeting in Berlin over the weekend convened by Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel. »

UBS to challenge enforcement of IRS "John Doe" summons

UBS to challenge enforcement of IRS "John Doe" summons

Fri, 20/02/2009 - 17:16

UBS is to challenge a civil action launched by the US Internal Revenue Service in the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida seeking judicial enforcement of a civil &quo »

US hedge funds industry: Experts predict growth by fourth quarter

US hedge funds industry: Experts predict growth by fourth quarter

Fri, 20/02/2009 - 12:21

Following a dismal 2008, when will the US hedge funds industry show signs of recovery? »

Investors drive post-Madoff growth in hedge fund service provision

Investors drive post-Madoff growth in hedge fund service provision

Fri, 20/02/2009 - 12:20

During the era of easy money, the prime brokerage arms of Wall Street titans thrived by lending money to hedge fund clients. »

Building a leader among small law firms in financial services

Building a leader among small law firms in financial services

Fri, 20/02/2009 - 12:19

In troubled times, many financial services companies are finding it hard to focus on boosting their business, while dedicating time and resources to complying with legal requirements. »

Exploring Alternatives—The Life Settlement Asset Class

Exploring Alternatives—The Life Settlement Asset Class

Fri, 20/02/2009 - 12:17

Life insurance policies have emerged as credible investments that have drawn the interest of institutional investors across the globe. »

EEA Group hires John Hobson as chief executive

EEA Group hires John Hobson as chief executive

Fri, 20/02/2009 - 12:05

EEA Group, the equity, environmental and alternative investment group, has appointed former TT International partner John Hobson as chief executive officer. »

Robert Khuzami named director of enforcement at SEC

Robert Khuzami named director of enforcement at SEC

Fri, 20/02/2009 - 12:00

Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Mary L. »

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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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