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CFTC obtains USD21.8m default judgement against former CBOE member over commodity pool fraud

CFTC obtains USD21.8m default judgement against former CBOE member over commodity pool fraud

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 09:25

The US CFTC has obtained a USD21.8 million default court judgement and permanent injunction against Alvin Guy Wilkinson and his companies Chicago Index Partners and Wilkinson Financial Opportunity Fund in connection with a commodity pool fraud.  »

Tobias Paulun, EEX

EEX highlights importance of market mechanisms in building the Energy Union

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 07:47

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has welcomed the Winter Package, published by the European Commission, which introduces proposals for legislation on the EU energy market and the development of renewable energy going forward. »

CFTC grants CME Clearing Europe registration as a DCO

CFTC grants CME Clearing Europe registration as a DCO

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 07:45

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an order granting CME Clearing Europe (CMECE) registration as a derivatives clearing organisation (DCO) under the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA). »

Philip Tham, Citco

Citco launches enhanced risk and transparency offering

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 07:07

Citco has launched an enhanced version of its risk and transparency offering which will enable clients to monitor and assess risk using flexible, customisable tools. »

ICE Endex gas storage auction sees 4.5 million SBUs allocated

ICE Endex gas storage auction sees 4.5 million SBUs allocated

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 07:05

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), an operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, has announced the results of the ICE Endex gas storage auction held on 30 November 2016, on behalf of GasTerra. »

Peter Zangari, MSCI

MSCI selects Caissa to distribute hedge fund exposure data and analytics

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 07:02

MSCI, a provider of risk and performance analytics, has selected Caissa as a distribution channel for HedgePlatform, MSCI’s hedge fund transparency content set, which covers more than 1,400 hedge funds. »

Hedge Funds Care Canada gala raises nearly CAD200,000

Hedge Funds Care Canada gala raises nearly CAD200,000

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 07:00

More than 200 Canadian hedge fund and financial services industry professionals and supporters gathered at The Story’s Building in Toronto on 17 November for the 13th annual “Open Your Hearts to the Children” gala. »

Mike Ward, Global Prime Partners

Global Prime Partners appoints head of new business development

Wed, 30/11/2016 - 13:21

Global Prime Partners (GPP) has appointed Mike Ward as head of new business development. »

Pat Lardner, Irish Funds

Irish Funds welcomes proposals to amend loan fund rules

Wed, 30/11/2016 - 10:39

Irish Funds, the representative body for the international cross-border investment funds industry in Ireland, has welcomed the Central Bank of Ireland’s announcement on its intention to amend the requirements for Loan originating Qualifying Investor AIFs (L-QIAIFs), as set out in the AIF Rulebook. »

Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 0.32 per cent in October

Wed, 30/11/2016 - 10:28

Hedge funds lost 0.32 per cent in October, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

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