Antoine Babule, chief executive officer of Newedge USA

Newedge hosts seminar for China Futures Association in Chicago

Newedge has hosted a seminar in Chicago for senior executives from nearly 40 of China’s top futures commission merchants on opportunities in today’s international futures market. »


CBOE

First Trust launches First Trust CBOE S&P 500 VIX Tail Hedge Fund

First Trust Advisors has launched a new exchange-traded fund, First Trust CBOE S&P 500 VIX Tail Hedge Fund. »


Law books and gavel

CFTC charges Marc Perlman and iGlobal with commodity pool Ponzi scheme

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a civil enforcement action charging Marc Perlman and his firm, iGlobal Strategic Management, with operating a commodity pool Ponzi scheme that fraudulently solicited and accepted at least USD670,000 from at least 17 people, largely from the deaf community. »


Fraud

CFTC charges Jonathan Hansen and J Hansen Investments with commodity pool fraud

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a civil anti-fraud enforcement action against Jonathan Hansen of Pearland, Texas, and his company, J Hansen Investments (JHI). »


Camille Thommes, director general, ALFI

Luxembourg submits draft law to parliament to transpose AIFMD

The Luxembourg Finance Ministry has submitted a draft bill transposing the European Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive to the Luxembourg Parliament. »


Vote

SEC moves toward final approval of Jobs Act

Commissioners at the Securities and Exchange Commission have voted four to one to begin the 30 day public comment process on the Jobs Act. »


Mary Schapiro, SEC chairman

SEC proposes rules on general solicitation and advertising in securities offerings

The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed rules to eliminate the prohibition against general solicitation and general advertising in certain securities offerings. »


Signing a form

HedgeServ provides Form PF compliance solution to fund managers

HedgeServ, an independent global fund administrator, has added a Form PF (Private Fund) enterprise reporting solution to its service offering. »


Tick

CFTC certifies Euro Stoxx 50 Ex Financials Index Futures Contract

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s division of market oversight has issued a letter advising Eurex Deutschland that its Euro Stoxx 50 Ex Financials Index futures contract submitted by Eurex for review on 12 July has been deemed certified. »


Confidential file

SEI completes first Form PF filing for hedge fund client

SEI has completed its first Form PF filing on behalf of a global, multi-billion-dollar hedge fund client. »


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