Luxembourg

Dechert hires financial services partner in Luxembourg

Tue, 13/11/2012 - 12:01

Patrick Goebel has joined international law firm Dechert’s financial services and investment management group as a partner in Luxembourg. »

Law books

Schulte Roth & Zabel adds Brian Daly to regulatory and compliance practice

Tue, 13/11/2012 - 10:03

Brian T Daly has joined Schulte Roth & Zabel as a partner in the firm’s investment management and regulatory and compliance groups. »

Ponzi scheme

SEC charges South Florida man with recruiting victims of Ponzi scheme

Tue, 13/11/2012 - 06:27

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged a South Florida man with defrauding at least 14 investors by soliciting them to invest in a Ponzi scheme. »

Christophe Reech, chairman and chief executive, Reech AiM Group

Reech AiM Group appoints finance director and head of operations

Tue, 13/11/2012 - 06:11

Reech AiM Group, an asset management group specialising in real estate and managed futures, has appointed Gary Sher as finance director and Adam Mincer as head of operations and technology. »

Trading screens

High-frequency traders do not manipulate markets, says CMCRC

Tue, 13/11/2012 - 06:06

Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre (CMCRC), the Australian independent academic centre for capital market research, has shown that there is no link between high-frequency trading (HFT) and market manipulation, based on a new report using mathematical models for market abuse. »

Coffee beans

RICI Index adds NYSE Liffe’s Robusta Coffee and Cocoa Futures contracts

Mon, 12/11/2012 - 16:06

NYSE Liffe’s Robusta Coffee and Cocoa Futures contracts will be added to the Rogers International Commodity Index (RICI) for the first time. »

Magnifying glass

SEC charges hedge fund manager with hiding losses from RMBS investments

Mon, 12/11/2012 - 13:53

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a hedge fund manager in Baton Rouge with defrauding investors by hiding millions of dollars in losses suffered during the financial crisis from investments tied to residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS). »

Graph and pen

Man Group appoints Citi to provide fund administration services

Mon, 12/11/2012 - 11:33

Citi has completed the implementation of Man Umbrella Sicav, the Luxembourg fund business of the Man Group. »

Latin America

Latin American debt continues to offer investment opportunity, says Market Vectors

Mon, 12/11/2012 - 10:02

Opportunities continue to exist in Latin American debt despite negative news coming from the region, according to Market Vectors’ fixed income portfolio manager Fran Rodilosso. »

Greece

Greece focused hedge fund launched by Dromeus

Mon, 12/11/2012 - 06:38

A Greece focused hedge fund has been launched by Dromeus Capital Group, an emerging markets alternative investment specialist. »

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