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Calastone opens office in Switzerland

Tue, 19/03/2013 - 06:06

Calastone, the global fund transaction network, has opened a new office in Zurich, Switzerland. With over 400 customers and 2,500 active trading links in 17 domiciles Calastone now routes over GBP12bn of fund transactions per month through its global network. »

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CR Intrinsic to pay more than USD600m over insider trading case

Mon, 18/03/2013 - 14:02

Connecticut-based hedge fund advisory firm CR Intrinsic Investors has agreed to pay more than USD600m to settle Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charges that it participated in an insider trading scheme involving a clinical trial for an Alzheimer’s drug being jointly developed by two pharmaceutical companies. »

Bob Guilbert, managing director of Eze Castle Integration

Eze Castle to host London Hedge Fund Cloud Summit

Mon, 18/03/2013 - 12:21

Eze Castle Integration is to host the 2013 Hedge Fund Cloud Summit on Tuesday 19 March from 1:30 to 5:30 pm at London’s Prince Philip House. »

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ASIC reports on dark liquidity and high-frequency trading

Mon, 18/03/2013 - 11:50

ASIC has released a report and a consultation paper examining the impact of dark liquidity and high-frequency trading on Australia's financial markets. »

Law books and gavel

SEC charges hedge fund firm Sigma Capital with insider trading

Mon, 18/03/2013 - 11:47

New York-based hedge fund advisory firm Sigma Capital Management has agreed to pay nearly USD14m to settle the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charges that the firm engaged in insider trading based on non-public information obtained through one of its analysts about the quarterly earnings of Dell and Nvidia Corporation. »

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Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index up 0.24 per cent in February

Mon, 18/03/2013 - 10:12

The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished up 0.24 per cent for the month of February with six of the 10 sub-strategies recording positive returns. »

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Altin receives requests from minority shareholders

Mon, 18/03/2013 - 10:06

Altin has received requests from two minority shareholders to place items on the agenda of the next shareholders meeting. »

Gonzalo Jalles, chief executive, Cayman Finance

Cayman opts for Model 1 IGA for FATCA

Mon, 18/03/2013 - 10:01

The Cayman Islands Government is to adopt a Model 1 intergovernmental agreement (IGA) in response to the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). »

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DTCC supports legislation to ensure continued transparency in OTC derivatives market

Mon, 18/03/2013 - 06:01

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has expressed support for legislation that would resolve issues surrounding the indemnification provisions and confidentiality requirements of the Dodd-Frank Act to ensure regulators continue to have access to a global set of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives data for systemic risk oversight and mitigation purposes. »

Robert Picard, president, InfraHedge North America

InfraHedge hires hedge fund industry veteran Robert Picard as president, North America

Fri, 15/03/2013 - 12:08

InfraHedge, the State Street-owned managed account platform with over USD7.6bn of client assets, has appointed Robert Picard to the newly-created role of president, InfraHedge North America. »

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