Ned Phillips, chief executive of Chi-East

Chi-East joins with TNS to boost global connectivity

Financial market participants across Asia can now seek dark pools of liquidity throughout the region, following an agreement between Chi-East, the first Asian exchange backed non-display venue, and global connectivity provider Transaction Network Services. »


Stewart Macbeth, managing director, DTCC

DTCC launches OTC equity derivatives cash flow matching and netting service

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation has launched an automated over-the-counter equity derivatives cash flow matching and netting service with all of the 14 major dealers live on the platform. »


EMEA

Butterfield Fulcrum expands EMEA business development team

Butterfield Fulcrum, a fund administration company for the alternative investment industry, has appointed Edwin Parker as director of business development for the EMEA region.  »


Fraud

CFTC charges floor broker Kent Whitney with options fraud

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed an enforcement action charging Kent R.E. Whitney, a registered floor broker, with making false and misleading statements to Chicago Mercantile Exchange representatives, futures commission merchants and others in connection with a scheme to trade options without posting the required margin.  »


Job page

Headhunting firm predicts decline of candidate placements in hedge fund space

The historical trend of hedge funds acquiring talent from financial institutions could be reversed going into 2011, as new regulations for alternatives come into play. »


John Aspden, chief executive of the Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission

Isle of Man says it will meet AIFM Directive criteria

Following approval of the Alternative Investment Fund Manager Directive by the European Parliament, the Isle of Man says it welcomes the final Directive and that work is under way to ensure it will meet key regulatory criteria.  »


Brian McDermott, head of investment funds at A&L Goodbody

A&L Goodbody completes investment fund company redomiciliation to Ireland

Law firm A&L Goodbody has completed the first investment fund company migration to Ireland from Bermuda, under new legislation which facilitates the effective redomiciliation of investment fund companies from six separate jurisdictions to Ireland.  »


Sugar cubes

Czarnikow advises Rio Vermelho mill on equity capitalisation by Glencore

Czarnikow, the UK’s second oldest sugar trader, has advised Rio Vermelho, a Brazilian ethanol producer, on Glencore’s acquisition of a 76 per cent equity participation. »


Meeting

Citi launches prime finance business advisory practice

Citi’s prime finance division has launched a business advisory practice, combining hedge fund industry research and thought leadership with consulting services. »


Information

Northern Trust to support production of Key Investor Information Documents

Northern Trust is assisting fund managers with the generation and maintenance of Key Investor Information Documents. »


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