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Deutsche Börse changes rules for equity indices following Porsche's short squeeze

Deutsche Börse changes rules for equity indices following Porsche's short squeeze

Wed, 26/11/2008 - 16:29

Deutsche Börse has announced changes to the methodology of its equity indices in response to some of the issues raised by Porsche's short squeeze on Volkswagen shares, which momentari »

Fidessa signs up European clients for Intelligent Liquidity Access strategy

Fidessa signs up European clients for Intelligent Liquidity Access strategy

Wed, 26/11/2008 - 16:00

London-based Fidessa group, provider of the Fidessa and Fidessa LatentZero solutions, has announced that more than 20 clients have now signed up for the first stage of its Intelligent Liqu »

BNY Mellon names Andrew Dollery and Roman Seydoux to alternative investment services

BNY Mellon names Andrew Dollery and Roman Seydoux to alternative investment services

Wed, 26/11/2008 - 12:15

Bank of New York Mellon has appointed Andrew Dollery as vice-president for alternative investment services sales and Roman Seydoux (photo) as vice-president for alternative investment serv »

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. »

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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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