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Fixed income regulation and dealer economics spur innovation in dealer-to-client markets

Wed, 29/08/2012 - 10:05

The economics of fixed income dealing operations is evolving due to market structure changes, emerging regulations, and disruptive technologies already in the market and on the horizon. »

Ponzi scheme

Convicted Ponzi scheme operator Jeffrey L Mowen to pay over USD18m in SEC action

Wed, 29/08/2012 - 06:22

The US District Court for the District of Utah has entered a final judgment against Jeffrey L Mowen, ordering him to disgorge USD8,041,779 in ill-gotten gains and USD1,964,203.67 in prejudgment interest. »

Gavel and scales

SEC charges former Sky Bell hedge fund manager with making misrepresentations

Tue, 28/08/2012 - 16:06

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a settled civil action in the US District Court for the Northern District of California against Gary R Marks. »

Bill Stone, chairman and chief executive officer, SS&C Technologies

SS&C releases Total Return 2012

Tue, 28/08/2012 - 14:09

SS&C Technologies, a provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, has released Total Return 2012, an update to its portfolio and partnership accounting and reporting platform for hedge funds, funds of funds and family offices. »

Traders

Hedge funds up 1.42 per cent in July

Tue, 28/08/2012 - 12:03

Hedge funds, as measured by the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index, finished July up 1.42 per cent with eight out of 10 strategies in positive territory. »

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CFTC issues final swap rules

Tue, 28/08/2012 - 10:02

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has approved final rules to improve the risk management procedures of swap dealers and major swap participants.  »

Emerging market

Emerging markets hedge funds lead industry into second half of 2012

Mon, 27/08/2012 - 18:36

The number of emerging markets hedge funds reached a record high in quarter two 2012, overcoming the headwinds of volatile performance and investor redemptions, according to the latest HFR Emerging Markets Hedge Fund Industry Report from Hedge Fund Research. »

Noel Kimmel, chief executive of Cantor Clearing and head of Cantor Prime Services

Cantor Fitzgerald to expand clearing services

Mon, 27/08/2012 - 18:35

Cantor Fitzgerald plans to launch Cantor Clearing, a service providing clearing, settlement and technology solutions for financial services firms. »

Globe

Pyramis expands global distribution capabilities

Mon, 27/08/2012 - 09:03

Institutional asset manager Pyramis Global Advisors has expanded its global distribution leadership team with three senior appointments. »

India flag

Indus Valley Partners adds 12 hedge fund clients

Fri, 24/08/2012 - 06:25

Indus Valley Partners (IVP), a provider of technology solutions to alternative asset managers, has expanded its New York City and Noida, India offices.  »

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