Traders

Decline in volatility drives NYSE Euronext trading volumes lower

Mon, 10/09/2012 - 16:03

NYSE Euronext trading volumes in August 2012 declined year-over-year and month-over-month due to a decrease in volatility compared to August 2011 and the seasonally slower summer period.  »

Henry Smith, Maples and Calder

Maples and Calder opens Singapore office

Mon, 10/09/2012 - 14:08

Law firm Maples and Calder has opened an office in Singapore. »

Frozen assets

CFTC freezes assets of Nikolai S Battoo and four companies

Mon, 10/09/2012 - 14:02

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed an emergency court action to freeze assets under the control of Nikolai S Battoo, BC Capital Group, BC Capital Group International, BC Capital Management and BC Capital Group Holdings. »

Fraud

NY-based investment advisory firm and founder settle charges for defrauding CDOs

Mon, 10/09/2012 - 11:54

New York-based investment advisory firm ICP Asset Management and its founder and president Thomas C. Priore have agreed to settle the Securities and Exchange Commission’s charges that they defrauded several collateralised debt obligations (CDOs) they managed. »

Richard M McVey, chairman and chief executive officer of MarketAxess

MarketAxess announces ninth annual charity trading day

Mon, 10/09/2012 - 10:13

MarketAxess, the operator of an electronic trading platform for US and European high-grade corporate bonds, emerging markets bonds and other fixed income securities, is to hold its ninth annual Charity Trading Day on 12 September 2012. »

Guernsey’s chief minister, deputy Peter Harwood

Guernsey signs TIEAs with Italy and Latvia

Mon, 10/09/2012 - 10:02

Guernsey has signed Tax Information Exchange Agreements (TIEAs) with Italy and Latvia. »

Law books and gavel

Blue Sky Capital Management to pay USD140,000 over false statements to NFA

Mon, 10/09/2012 - 06:42

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained a federal court order requiring Blue Sky Capital Management and its principal, Gregory M Schneider, jointly and severally to pay a USD140,000 civil monetary penalty for making false statements to representatives of the National Futures Association (NFA). »

Michael Sanders, chairman of the board, Alceda Fund Management

Alternative Ucits sector shows total asset growth, but decline in gains in Q2

Mon, 10/09/2012 - 06:00

Alternative strategies within a Ucits framework witnessed further improvements in demand in the second quarter of 2012, according to the first in a series of quarterly reviews of the Ucits sector by Alceda Fund Management. »

Shamez Alibhai, partner at Cheyne Capital

Cheyne Capital strengthens real estate debt team

Fri, 07/09/2012 - 16:01

Cheyne Capital Management (UK) has appointed Arron Taggart to its real estate debt team. »

Index

Lyxor Hedge Fund Index up 0.4 per cent in August

Fri, 07/09/2012 - 14:07

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index gained 0.4 per cent in August with 11 of the 14 Lyxor Strategy Indices ending the month in positive territory. »

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