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DTCC identifies greater systemic risk complexities to financial markets

Thu, 08/08/2013 - 12:16

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has identified a number of emerging trends that could potentially impact the industry’s ability to protect against new and unidentified threats to the financial system. »

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SEC halts ex-Marine’s hedge fund fraud targeting fellow military

Thu, 08/08/2013 - 11:09

The Securities and Exchange Commission has obtained an emergency court order to halt a hedge fund investment scheme by a former Marine living in the Chicago area who has been masquerading as a successful trader to defraud fellow veterans, current military, and other investors. »

Money flows

Hedge fund investors redeemed USD8.6bn in June

Thu, 08/08/2013 - 10:06

Hedge fund flows went negative for the first time this year in June, according to estimates from BraclayHedge and Trim Tabs based on data from 3,369 funds. »

Bill Prew, chief executive of INDOS Financial

INDOS Financial selects BDO for advisory and SOC1 ISAE 3402 assurance services

Thu, 08/08/2013 - 06:03

INDOS Financial, an independent Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) depositary business, has selected the accountancy and business advisory firm BDO to provide advisory and SOC1/ISAE 3402 (formerly SAS70) assurance services. »

John Kelly, chief operating officer at Liquidnet

Liquidnet expands CMS to European members

Wed, 07/08/2013 - 16:04

Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, has expanded its commission management services (CMS) to members in Europe. »

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NYSE Euronext global derivatives ADV up 3.2 per cent

Wed, 07/08/2013 - 14:10

NYSE Euronext has reported global derivatives average daily volume (ADV) of 6.4 million contracts, excluding Bclear, in July 2013, an increase of 3.2 per cent compared to July 2012 but a decrease of 27.1 per cent from June 2013. »

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Orb appoints Brad Baker to consulting team

Wed, 07/08/2013 - 13:37

Orb, a boutique employee benefits and workplace pensions consultancy that specialises in working with hedge funds and their suppliers, has appointed Brad Baker as a senior employee benefits consultant.  »

Accounts

Dexia AUM stable at EUR72.7bn

Wed, 07/08/2013 - 13:00

Dexia Asset Management’s half year activity report shows that assets under management remained stable, standing at EUR72.7bn as of 30 June 2013, compared to EUR72.9bn at the start of the year. »

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Perella Weinberg Partners to launch global macro alternative investment strategy

Wed, 07/08/2013 - 12:30

Perella Weinberg Partners is to launch the PWP Global Macro Strategy, a highly liquid global macro strategy investing in equity indices, currencies, sovereign debt, credit and commodities. »

Hannah Shaw Grove

HFA adds high-net-worth expert Hannah Shaw Grove to advisory board

Wed, 07/08/2013 - 12:12

The Hedge Fund Association (HFA) has appointed wealth consultant Hannah Shaw Grove to its high-net-worth advisory board. »

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