Steven Maijoor, ESMA chair

ESMA publishes review of accounting treatment of Greek sovereign debt

The European Securities and Markets Authority has published a review of Greek government bonds accounting practices in the IFRS financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2011. »


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Individual investors get first time access to hedge fund data

HedgeChatter.com, an online service that allows everyday investors to make investment decisions based on the latest social media data, has been launched by Atlanta-based Soktino Dynamics. »


Forest

New Forests’ clients to acquire stake in Green Triangle Pine Estate

New Forests has introduced new investors to make an investment in the Green Triangle Forest Trust (GTFT). »


Policy

CFTC proposes clearing determination for credit default and interest rate swaps

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has proposed new rules to require certain credit default swaps and interest rate swaps to be cleared by registered derivatives clearing organisations (DCOs). »


Fraud

CFTC charges Philip Leon, Paul Rangel, John Wilkins and Altamont Global Partners with fraud

The US District Court for the Middle District of Florida has frozen the assets of defendants Philip Leon of Altamonte Springs, Florida, Paul Rangel of Apopka, Florida, John Wilkins of Chuluota, Florida, and their company, Altamont Global Partners of Longwood, Florida. »


Charles Li and Martin Abbott

LME shareholders vote in favour of acquisition by HKEx

The ordinary shareholders of LME Holdings have approved all the resolutions required in connection with the proposed scheme of arrangement to implement the acquisition of LME Holdings by Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing (HKEx). »


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Deutsche Bank adds Nordic power market to dbSelect platform

Coeli Asset Management has launched its Coeli Power Surge strategy on dbSelect, Deutsche Bank’s platform for accessing liquid hedge fund strategies. »


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CFTC seeks to revoke registrations of Brian Kim and Liquid Capital Management

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a notice of intent to revoke the registrations of Brian Kim and Liquid Capital Management (LCM). »


Chris Church, chief executive and global head of securities at Swift

DTCC and Swift to provide CTFC Interim Compliant Identifier

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation and Swift have been named by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to provide the CFTC Interim Compliant Identifier (CICI) for legal entities involved in OTC derivatives trading. »


Money scales

Allocation to event driven managers increases to 11.45 per cent, says Altin

After a period of “risk on” in the first quarter of 2012, the second quarter proved to be the complete opposite, says Altin, the Swiss alternative investment company listed on the London and Swiss stock exchanges. »


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