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Asia Pacific

Asia Pacific hedge funds have strongest start to 2013

Mon, 01/04/2013 - 15:00

Preqin’s latest Hedge Fund Spotlight reveals that hedge funds focusing on the Asia Pacific region posted significant returns in January and February 2013 of 3.97 per cent and 2.18 per cent in each month respectively. »

ASIC deputy chairman Belinda Gibson

ASIC consults on trade reporting obligations for OTC derivatives

Thu, 28/03/2013 - 12:01

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has proposed draft rules addressing the mandatory trade reporting obligations for over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives such as interest rate swaps. »

Rolston Anglin, Minister for Financial Services, Cayman Islands

Cayman creates incorporated cell companies

Thu, 28/03/2013 - 06:06

A framework for incorporated cell companies in the insurance sector was created in the Cayman Islands on 25 March, when the Legislative Assembly passed an amendment to allow the registration of portfolio insurance companies (PICs) within segregated portfolio company insurers (SPCs). »

Malta

Citco expands global footprint with Malta office

Thu, 28/03/2013 - 06:02

Following receipt of the approval to provide fund administration and custody services from the Malta Financial Services Authority, the Citco Group of Companies is opening an office in Malta. »

Gavel and scales

SEC charges California-based hedge fund analyst and two others with insider trading

Wed, 27/03/2013 - 16:10

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a California-based hedge fund analyst with insider trading in advance of a merger of two technology companies based on non-public information he received from his friend who was an executive at one of the companies. »

Lawsuit

Legal-Bay in talks with hedge funds and banks to raise more lawsuit funding capital

Wed, 27/03/2013 - 14:05

Legal-Bay, a US lawsuit settlement funding firm for BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill plaintiffs, has been in talks with several foreign institutional hedge fund investors as well as traditional banks to raise more funding capital.  »

Tom Driscoll, global managing director, Charles River

Charles River helps buy-side firms comply with Dodd-Frank OTC clearing requirements

Wed, 27/03/2013 - 12:30

Charles River, a front- and middle-office investment management solutions provider, has introduced a direct interface between the Charles River Investment Management Solution Version 9.1.4.5.3 (Charles River IMS) and MarkitSERV MTM which helps clients comply with mandatory clearing requirements for newly executed over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives under the Dodd-Frank Act. »

Survey

Fund managers still have AIFMD concerns, says Northern Trust survey

Wed, 27/03/2013 - 12:00

While 86 per cent of respondents to a Northern Trust survey say they broadly understand the implications of the Alternative Investment Fund Manager Directive, close to 70 per cent feel their investors are not engaged in AIFMD considerations. »

Trading screens

Credit Suisse offers AES Options through PrimeTrade

Wed, 27/03/2013 - 10:06

AES Options single leg tactics for US listed equity, index and ETF options can now be accessed through PrimeTrade, Credit Suisse's global front end trading system for listed derivatives, US treasuries and foreign exchange. »

Economic crash

Hedge fund managers face tough business climate and heightened investment expectations

Wed, 27/03/2013 - 10:02

Hedge fund managers must rethink their business models, provide tailored solutions, and offer multi-faceted client communications, according to a study conducted by SEI in collaboration with Minard Capital. »

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