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Court of Appeal strikes down SEC hedge funds registration rule

Court of Appeal strikes down SEC hedge funds registration rule

Mon, 26/06/2006 - 07:01

A DC Circuit Court of Appeals has struck down the SEC's new rule requiring many hedge fund managers to register as investment advisers. »

Comment: "Friday's ruling will not stop the SEC from regulating the activities of hedge fund advisers"

Comment: "Friday's ruling will not stop the SEC from regulating the activities of hedge fund advisers"

Mon, 26/06/2006 - 07:00

Darren Sherman, chief executive of Regulatory Advisory Services and former SEC official, outlines the key implications of the overturned registration rule. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Gilles Frisch & Gabriel Andraos, Dexia Asset Management: Being rewarded for innovation

The Hedgeweek Interview: Gilles Frisch & Gabriel Andraos, Dexia Asset Management: Being rewarded for innovation

Mon, 26/06/2006 - 07:00

Gilles Frisch and Gabriel Andraos believe the 'credit market - neutral' feature of their strategy sets Dexia Credit Arbitrage apart from its competitors »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Enrico Angella & Aurelio Matrone, Getraco Asset Management: Maintaining competitive advantage through tight control

The Hedgeweek Interview: Enrico Angella & Aurelio Matrone, Getraco Asset Management: Maintaining competitive advantage through tight control

Mon, 26/06/2006 - 06:59

Enrico Angella and Aurelio Matrone discuss the multi-layered investment strategies that define Getraco's Kkienn European Fund. »

Dow Jones STOXX 600 Index: Introduction of eighth tranche of Single Stock Futures on the Components

Dow Jones STOXX 600 Index: Introduction of eighth tranche of Single Stock Futures on the Components

Mon, 26/06/2006 - 06:57

Eurex is extending the Single Stock Futures segment by way of including all EUR-/CHF-denominated components of the Dow Jones STOXX 600 Index. »

ProShare Advisors LLC licenses "The Dow" for premier ETF line-up

ProShare Advisors LLC licenses "The Dow" for premier ETF line-up

Mon, 26/06/2006 - 06:56

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the world's longest running stock market indicator, underlies two new leveraged exchange-traded funds. »

Markets await US interest rate decision

Markets await US interest rate decision

Mon, 26/06/2006 - 06:12

This week is  likley to be all about the  FOMC  meeting  and their decision on US interest rates, Wall Street finished lower on Friday by some 30 points  taking us back bel »

Mercer study reveals strengthened global hedge funds industry risk management practices and highlights areas for improvement

Mercer study reveals strengthened global hedge funds industry risk management practices and highlights areas for improvement

Fri, 23/06/2006 - 07:00

Hedge funds and their broker dealers have strengthened the quality and scope of risk management compared to historical practices, according to a new study. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Sandra Manzke, Manager, Matrix MAX Fund: Taking a longer-term view on the investment portfolio

The Hedgeweek Interview: Sandra Manzke, Manager, Matrix MAX Fund: Taking a longer-term view on the investment portfolio

Fri, 23/06/2006 - 06:59

Sandra Manzke, Chairman & CEO of MAXAM Capital Management, outlines the thinking behind the Matrix MAX Fund, aimed at the UK market. »

Harwood Committee proposes liberalised fund regime for Guernsey

Harwood Committee proposes liberalised fund regime for Guernsey

Fri, 23/06/2006 - 06:58

A Committee tasked with ensuring the continuing health of Guernsey's investment sector has recommended fundamental changes to regulatory laws. »

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