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Jersey lawyer criticises inconsistency of EU money laundering 'white list'

Jersey lawyer criticises inconsistency of EU money laundering 'white list'

Fri, 27/06/2008 - 06:59

A Jersey lawyer specialising in the field of money laundering and financial services regulation has questioned the validity of the European Union's »

FRM Diversified Alpha raises GBP61.8m in share placing

FRM Diversified Alpha raises GBP61.8m in share placing

Fri, 27/06/2008 - 06:58

The board of closed-ended multistrategy fund of hedge funds FRM Diversified Alpha has announced that it has received subscriptions totalling GBP61, »

GlobeOp sees assets under administration pass USD100bn

GlobeOp sees assets under administration pass USD100bn

Fri, 27/06/2008 - 06:58

GlobeOp Financial Services, an independent provider of administration, financial technology services and analytics to hedge funds and other asset m »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Interest rate surprise threatens new hedge fund losses

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Interest rate surprise threatens new hedge fund losses

Fri, 27/06/2008 - 06:57

Hedge funds and investment banks may have suffered fresh losses of up to USD5bn over the past month alone on exotic interest rate options, reports »

RWC Partners recruits Asian equity team to launch new hedge fund

RWC Partners recruits Asian equity team to launch new hedge fund

Fri, 27/06/2008 - 06:55

RWC Partners, which recently changed its name from MPC Investors, has announced the recruitment of Carmel Peters and Kirsty McLaren from Sofaer Cap »

Aspect Capital opens office in Hong Kong

Aspect Capital opens office in Hong Kong

Fri, 27/06/2008 - 06:54

Systematic London-based investment manager Aspect Capital has announced the expansion of its global presence with the opening of a new office in Ho »

Alternative investment firms seek sell-side technology to support fund growth, says report

Alternative investment firms seek sell-side technology to support fund growth, says report

Thu, 26/06/2008 - 07:00

A new category of software vendor that has traditionally targeted the sell-side is moving into the alternative investments space, addressing various aspects of the trade life cycle of both »

Markit unveils European asset-backed securities transparency initiative

Markit unveils European asset-backed securities transparency initiative

Wed, 25/06/2008 - 18:22

Markit, a provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and over-the-counter derivatives trade processing, has announced it is working with leading institutions to facilitate the dist »

Karim Vellani joins Polar Capital as chief risk officer

Karim Vellani joins Polar Capital as chief risk officer

Wed, 25/06/2008 - 18:12

London-based hedge fund manager Polar Capital has appointed Karim Vellani, previously head of risk management for the global proprietary trading business at Credit Suisse, as chief risk of »

Fidessa delivers ultra low-latency LSE data to more than 200 clients

Fidessa delivers ultra low-latency LSE data to more than 200 clients

Wed, 25/06/2008 - 14:16

Fidessa group, provider of the Fidessa and Fidessa LatentZero trading, market data and global connectivity solutions, has announced the delivery of data from the London Stock Exchange with »

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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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