Andrew Baker, AIMA’s chief executive

AIMA and Deutsche Bank publish ‘roadmap to hedge funds’ for institutional investors

Wed, 21/11/2012 - 10:07

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and Deutsche Bank have launched a new edition of the educational guide for institutional investors in hedge funds – The Roadmap to Hedge Funds. »

iPad

World Gold Council launches research app for iPhones and iPads

Wed, 21/11/2012 - 06:04

The World Gold Council has launched a research app for iPhones and iPads that is now available on the iTunes store. »

Computer screen

Advise Technologies selects AbacusFLEX to deploy Consensus RMS cloud-based solution

Tue, 20/11/2012 - 16:13

Advise Technologies’ Consensus RMS suite of regulatory reporting tools is now available on the AbacusFLEX private cloud. »

Thumbs up

JP Morgan achieves major milestone in tri-party repo market reforms

Tue, 20/11/2012 - 14:03

JP Morgan has achieved a milestone in US tri-party repo market reform, completely eliminating more than a third of its intraday credit exposure related to the unwind of tri-party repos. »

Man with laptop

Sphera opts for Tradar’s Insight 5.0

Tue, 20/11/2012 - 12:26

Israel-based Sphera Funds Management is to deploy Tradar’s flagship product, Insight version 5.0. »

Numbers and magnifying glass

Hedge fund strategies see mixed results in October

Tue, 20/11/2012 - 12:12

The performance of hedge fund strategies exposed exclusively to equity-related risk factors remained positive despite October’s challenging market environment thanks to a strong dynamic alpha, according to the Edhec-Risk Alternative Indexes. »

Investments

MainStay Investments launches alternative strategy fund of funds

Tue, 20/11/2012 - 10:16

MainStay Investments, a Barron’s top fund family and a New York Life company, has launched the Private Advisors Alternative Strategies Master Fund and Private Advisors Alternative Strategies Fund. »

Survey

Regulators’ plans may not stabilise financial services industry, say bosses

Tue, 20/11/2012 - 06:11

Half (52 per cent) of industry bosses think that current regulation will have little or no impact on making the financial services world more stable and three quarters (73 per cent) suggest it will have little or no improvement to the reputation of the industry. »

Regulation

FSB publishes recommendations to strengthen regulation of shadow banking

Mon, 19/11/2012 - 13:18

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has published for public consultation an initial integrated set of policy recommendations to strengthen oversight and regulation of the shadow banking system. »

Brian Forrester, partner at Deloitte

FSA consultation affects how EU directive applies to UK investment managers

Mon, 19/11/2012 - 12:03

As the FSA launches a two-part consultation to transpose the Alternative Investment Fund Managers directive (AIFMD) into UK law, Deloitte, the business advisory firm, says the policy positions taken will affect how the directive applies to investment trusts, hedge fund managers and private equity managers. »

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