Research

Natixis funds USD1m investor behaviour project at MIT

Natixis Global Asset Management is funding a three-year, USD1 million research project at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) focused on investor behaviour and personal benchmarks. »


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All companies in La Française Group are now authorised AIFMs

La Française Group has obtained AIFM approval for all its management companies. »


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Alain Demarolle appointed non-executive chairman of LCH.Clearnet SA

Alain Demarolle has been appointed as non-executive chairman of the board directors of LCH.Clearnet SA, the group's French-based entity, effective immediately. »


Channel Islands

Carne Group opens office in the Channel Islands

Carne Group, a provider of governance and oversight services for asset managers, has opened a new office in the Channel Islands. »


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Three of four top World Cup finishers have seen equity markets rise since final

World Cup success has been accompanied by positive equity market performance since last Sunday’s final for nearly all of the four top finishers as reflected by Russell Index country constituent returns. »


Managed futures

CTA performance moves back into positive territory

All managed futures indices calculated by Newedge showed positive returns for the month of June with trend followers leading the pack with a return of +1.25 per cent. »


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SGSS appoints head of trustee and depositary services in the UK

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has appointed David Painter as head of trustee and depositary services in the UK. »


Survey

Full compliance still some way off as AIFMD deadline arrives, says BNY Mellon

There is a compliance shortfall among alternative investment funds (AIFs) on the eve of the deadline for Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) authorisation, according to research by BNY Mellon. »


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NFA fines New York firm Forex Capital Markets USD200,000

The National Futures Association (NFA) has ordered Forex Capital Markets (FXCM), a registered retail foreign exchange dealer located in New York City, to pay a USD200,000 fine. »


Regulation

Two thirds of alternative managers are ready for AIFMD

Two thirds (64 per cent) of funds are ready for the deadline for implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) on 22 July, according to a global survey of alternative investment fund managers. »


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