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Fraud

Jury returns verdict of liability against EagleEye Asset Management

Fri, 30/11/2012 - 16:10

A federal court jury in Boston, Massachusetts returned a verdict of securities fraud liability against registered investment adviser EagleEye Asset Management and its sole principal, Jeffrey A Liskov, both of Plymouth, MA, in connection their fraudulent conduct toward advisory clients. »

Ponzi scheme

CFTC charges Feisal Sharif over USD5.4m commodity pool Ponzi scheme

Fri, 30/11/2012 - 14:34

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a civil enforcement action charging defendant Feisal Sharif of Branford, Connecticut with operating a commodity pool Ponzi scheme that solicited approximately USD5.4m from at least 50 people to invest in a commodity pool named First Financial. »

Index

AGacquisitions to launch hedge fund platform

Fri, 30/11/2012 - 14:14

AGacquisitions, a middle market investment bank and asset manager, is increasing its presence in the alternative investment business with the launch of a new hedge fund platform, Index Advantage – II (IA-II). »

Richard Fitzgerald, analyst, Twin Capital

Twin Capital Management hires Richard Fitzgerald as analyst

Fri, 30/11/2012 - 12:02

Twin Capital Management, a New York-based event-driven hedge fund firm, has appointed Richard Fitzgerald as vice president and analyst. »

Edwin Parker, Northern Trust

Northern Trust hires Edwin Parker to support alternative fund administration services

Fri, 30/11/2012 - 10:03

Northern Trust has expanded its alternatives business development team across the UK, Ireland, Luxembourg and Channel Islands with the appointment of Edwin Parker. »

Approved stamp

FSA approves LME acquisition by HKEx

Fri, 30/11/2012 - 06:17

The Financial Services Authority has granted approval for the acquisition of LME Holdings by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx). »

Money in hands

Client money proposals will increase costs for banks and brokers, says Deloitte

Thu, 29/11/2012 - 13:00

As the Financial Services Authority’s consultation on changes to the way investment firms handle cash on behalf of clients closes, business advisory firm Deloitte has identified 16 changes that are likely to increase costs for banks and brokers, and directly or indirectly raise trading costs for clients. »

Letter

CFTC grants relief from required clearing for swaps by certain cooperatives

Thu, 29/11/2012 - 11:56

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s division of clearing and risk (DCR) has issued a time-limited, no-action letter granting relief from required clearing for certain swaps entered into by qualifying cooperatives. »

Howard Eisen, head of business development, Conifer

Conifer promotes Howard Eisen to head of business development

Thu, 29/11/2012 - 10:21

The Conifer Group, a provider of fund administration, middle office, trading and prime brokerage services to the hedge fund industry, has promoted Howard Eisen to head of business development. »

Carbon footprint

EEX concludes contract with Hungary for auctioning of Phase II allowances

Thu, 29/11/2012 - 06:25

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has completed a contract agreement with the Hungarian Ministry of National Development for the auctioning of EU Allowances (EUA) for the second trading period of the EU ETS. »

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