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James Williams, Hedgeweek

The RAIF: A game changer for Luxembourg

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 10:56

Luxembourg has deposited a new Bill of Law with the Luxembourg Parliament called the Reserved Alternative Investment Fund (RAIF) Regime. It is a regime that embraces the concept of AIFMD being manager-focused regulation. The RAIF, unlike the heretonow popular SIF, does not need to be under the direct supervision of Luxembourg's regulator, the CSSF. Instead, the RAIF merely needs to appoint an authorised AIFM, based in Luxembourg or any other EU jurisdiction.  »

Len-Yu Liu, TAIFEX

TAIFEX launches three derivative contracts

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 09:31

The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) has launched three new derivative contracts – a Taiwan Dollar (TWD)-denominated Nifty 50 Futures contract, and two FX futures contracts: EUR/USD FX Futures and USD/JPY FX Futures. »

Andrew Melnick, Murphy & McGonigle

Hedge fund litigator Melnick joins Murphy & McGonigle

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 09:29

Andrew Melnick has joined law firm Murphy & McGonigle as a shareholder in the firm’s New York office.  »

Arpad Busson, Gottex

Gottex completes second tranche of recapitalisation

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 09:26

Gottex Fund Management has completed the second tranche of its recapitalisation, with some 20,000,000 newly issued shares now trading on the SIX Swiss Exchange. »

London commodity pool operator and commodity trading adviser fined USD60,000

London commodity pool operator and commodity trading adviser fined USD60,000

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 08:58

The National Futures Association (NFA) has ordered The Cambridge Strategy Asset Management Limited, an NFA member commodity pool operator (CPO) and commodity trading adviser (CTA) located in London, to pay a USD60,000 fine. »

Eli Kent, Moody Aldrich Partners

Moody Aldrich Partners acquires electricity trading hedge fund kWantix

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 08:54

Moody Aldrich Partners (MAP) has acquired substantially all of the assets of Pittsburgh-based kWantix Trading and kWantix Trading Advisors.   »

J Timothy Reilly, SS&C

Asset managers to boost allocations to alts, loans, equities and mutual funds, says SS&C survey

Fri, 04/11/2016 - 13:56

More than a third of asset managers plan on increasing investments in commercial loans, alternatives, derivatives, equities and mutual funds over the next 12-month period, according to a survey by SS&C Technologies. »

Peter Cheesley, Hawksford

Hawksford hires business development director

Fri, 04/11/2016 - 13:49

International corporate, private client and funds business Hawksford has appointed Peter Cheesley as business development director. »

Philip Gadsden, Orchard Street

Orchard Street launches third special situations UK commercial property fund

Fri, 04/11/2016 - 13:48

Orchard Street Investment Management has launched its third special situations fund, which will invest in commercial property opportunities across the UK. »

GSAM launches Hedge Industry VIP ETF

GSAM launches Hedge Industry VIP ETF

Fri, 04/11/2016 - 13:44

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has launched an ETF seeking to track the Goldman Sachs Hedge Fund VIP Index, a proprietary index maintained by GSAM. »

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