Hans K Danielsson , Global Head of Listed Equity and Fixed Income, Pinebridge

Pinebridge Investments appoints Lau to head up Fixed Income, Asia ex-Japan

In a clear move that signals their intentions of increasing market share in Asia, New York-headquartered hedge fund Pinebridge Investments has announced the ap »

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Asia ex-Japan hedgies down 1.35 per cent for Feb

It’s not been a great start to the year for Asia ex-Japan hedge funds. »


Dymon Asia Macro Fund targets 40 per cent asset growth

Singapore-based Dymon Asia Capital, a 2008 startup established by ex-Citadel’s Danny Yong with USD113million in seed capital from Tudor Investment »

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Salus Alpha Commodity Arbitrage returned 2.87% in February 

The Salus Alpha Commodity Arbitrage had a performance of +2.87% for the month to date.outperforming the Dow Jones UBS Commodity Index by 1.56% during the reporting period, which earned 1.31%. The performance of Salus Alpha Commodity Arbitrage was 2.15% better than the performance of HFRX Systematic Diversified Index.   »

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LCH.Clearnet’s SwapClear FCM Service launches    

 LCH.Clearnet has launched its SwapClear Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) service. US interest rate swap (IRS) clients are now able to access this market leading service through any of the 12 FCMs already connected to the service. »

Kent Barnes, Legal Counsel, US Bancorp

Demystifying Dodd-Frank

By Kent Barnes - On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (the Act). The Act, which is set to become effective on July 21, 2011, is a comprehensive suite of regulatory reforms intended to contain risk in the financial services industry through tightened regulation, increased consumer safety, and stricter oversight of public companies.   »

Godfried de Vidts, Chairman of the ICMA's European Repo Council

ICMA-ERC survey confirms long term recovery in European repo market activity to pre-crisis levels 

 The European Repo Council of the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) today released the results of its 20th semi-annual survey of the European repo market, undertaken in December 2010. The survey sets the baseline figure for market size at EUR 5,908 billion representing a modest year-on-year increase of 6% on the figure of EUR 5,582 billion for the survey in December 2009. »

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CFTC Charges Jacob Juma Omukwe and his companies over fraudulent USD3m forex scheme

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed a complaint in the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin charging defendants Jacob Juma Omukwe, JadeFX Ltd (JadeFX) and Jade Investments Group, LLC (Jade), with operating a fraudulent off-exchange retail foreign currency (forex) scheme through the website www.jadefx.com. None of the defendants has ever been registered with the CFTC. »

Glen Dailey, Jeffries

Service providers rise to challenges of new regulatory era

By James Williams - When the Dodd-Frank regulatory reform law was passed last July, there was probably a degree of denial amongst the hedge fund community as to precisely what the long-term implications would be. »

Seth Merrin, CEO and Founder, Liquidnet

Scott Harrison joins Liquidnet as Global Head of Product

Liquidnet, the institutional equities marketplace, has appointed Scott Harrison as Global Head of Product with responsibility for overseeing, enhancing and building out the company’s product offerings. Based in New York, he will report directly to Liquidnet CEO and Founder Seth Merrin (pictured) and will be part of the Liquidnet Leadership team. »

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