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Eurex completes default processing of clearing member MF Global UK Limited

Thu, 03/11/2011 - 16:00

Eurex Clearing has successfully wound down its clearing member MF Global UK Limited (MF Global). MF Global entered Special Administration Regime on Monday evening, 31 October 2011, as confirmed by the responsible UK regulatory body, the Financial Services Authority (FSA). According to its clearing conditions, Eurex Clearing terminated the clearing agreement with MF Global on 1 November 2011. »

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ConceptONE announces Form PF preparation and advisory services for private fund advisors

Thu, 03/11/2011 - 14:16

Since the final version of Form PF was confirmed by the SEC and the CFTC on 31 October, 2011, ConceptONE has ben analysing the new requirements and has spent a significant amount of time researching the proposed rules and building the necessary tools, including a specialised data warehouse and proprietary calculation library, to help clients implement the required reporting process. »

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Federal Court orders Hansons and their companies to pay USD24m over Ponzi scheme forex fraud

Thu, 03/11/2011 - 14:00

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has obtained a federal court supplemental consent order requiring defendants Sidney S Hanson, Charlotte M Hanson, and their companies, Queen Shoals, LLC, Queen Shoals II, LLC, and Select Fund, LLC, to pay USD24 million in restitution and civil monetary penalties for defrauding customers and misappropriating millions of dollars in a foreign currency (forex) Ponzi scheme. »

Peter Clarke, Man Group Chief Executive

Man Group reports PBT of USD154m for six months to 30 September

Thu, 03/11/2011 - 13:48

Man Group has reported a statutory profit before tax (PBT) on continuing operations for the six months ended 30 September 2011 of USD154 million compared to the pre-close estimate of USD145 million. »

Dr Jordan Drachman, Head of Research for Alternative Beta Strategies at Credit Suisse.

Credit Suisse LAB index up 4.17% in October

Thu, 03/11/2011 - 13:34

The Credit Suisse LAB Index was up 4.17% in October, according to Dr Jordan Drachman, Head of Research for Alternative Beta Strategies at Credit Suisse. »

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NewAlpha AM makes 17th strategic investment with Heieck Siebrecht Capital Advisors

Thu, 03/11/2011 - 12:10

NewAlpha Asset Management, the Paris-based global hedge fund incubation specialist, has made its17th strategic investment with Heieck Siebrecht Capital Advisors (HSCA) AG, a Zürich-based hedge fund management firm focused on German equities. As of 1st November 2011, HSCA had assets under management close to USD100m. »

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UMB Fund Services adds three new clients in Q3

Thu, 03/11/2011 - 10:00

UMB Fund Services, Inc. (UMBFS), a subsidiary of UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: UMBF), added three new clients in the third quarter of 2011. »

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CFA members believe Eurozone break-up ‘unlikely’, says survey

Thu, 03/11/2011 - 06:00

The majority of CFA members (70%) believe a collapse of the the single currency in the Eurozone would be a disaster but a break-up of the Eurozone is unlikely (63%), according to a new survey conducted by the CFA on the eve of its fourth annual European Investment Conference in Paris. »

Mitchell Tanzman, Co-CEO, Co-CIO, Central Park Group

Central Park Group announces new portfolio manager for registered multi-strategy event-driven fund

Wed, 02/11/2011 - 17:00

Brencourt Advisors has assumed portfolio management responsibility for Central Park Group Multi-Event Fund, a multi-strategy event-driven fund. The Fund invests in credit opportunities, merger arbitrage and equity special situations. It invests in a portfolio of "events" allocated across companies, sectors and strategies. »

David Herbert, head of Cayman Islands litigation and insolvency team, Harneys

XXIV Old Buildings barrister appointed to lead Harneys' Cayman litigation practice

Wed, 02/11/2011 - 16:00

Harneys has appointed former XXIV Old Buildings barrister David Herbert as head of the firm’s growing Cayman Islands litigation and insolvency team. »

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