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Antoine Babule, chief executive officer of Newedge USA

Newedge hosts seminar for China Futures Association in Chicago

Fri, 31/08/2012 - 12:01

Newedge has hosted a seminar in Chicago for senior executives from nearly 40 of China’s top futures commission merchants on opportunities in today’s international futures market. »

CBOE

First Trust launches First Trust CBOE S&P 500 VIX Tail Hedge Fund

Fri, 31/08/2012 - 11:58

First Trust Advisors has launched a new exchange-traded fund, First Trust CBOE S&P 500 VIX Tail Hedge Fund. »

Law books and gavel

CFTC charges Marc Perlman and iGlobal with commodity pool Ponzi scheme

Fri, 31/08/2012 - 10:18

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a civil enforcement action charging Marc Perlman and his firm, iGlobal Strategic Management, with operating a commodity pool Ponzi scheme that fraudulently solicited and accepted at least USD670,000 from at least 17 people, largely from the deaf community. »

Fraud

CFTC charges Jonathan Hansen and J Hansen Investments with commodity pool fraud

Fri, 31/08/2012 - 06:05

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a civil anti-fraud enforcement action against Jonathan Hansen of Pearland, Texas, and his company, J Hansen Investments (JHI). »

Camille Thommes, director general, ALFI

Luxembourg submits draft law to parliament to transpose AIFMD

Thu, 30/08/2012 - 16:03

The Luxembourg Finance Ministry has submitted a draft bill transposing the European Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive to the Luxembourg Parliament. »

Vote

SEC moves toward final approval of Jobs Act

Thu, 30/08/2012 - 14:14

Commissioners at the Securities and Exchange Commission have voted four to one to begin the 30 day public comment process on the Jobs Act. »

Mary Schapiro, SEC chairman

SEC proposes rules on general solicitation and advertising in securities offerings

Thu, 30/08/2012 - 12:44

The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed rules to eliminate the prohibition against general solicitation and general advertising in certain securities offerings. »

Signing a form

HedgeServ provides Form PF compliance solution to fund managers

Thu, 30/08/2012 - 10:14

HedgeServ, an independent global fund administrator, has added a Form PF (Private Fund) enterprise reporting solution to its service offering. »

Tick

CFTC certifies Euro Stoxx 50 Ex Financials Index Futures Contract

Thu, 30/08/2012 - 06:03

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s division of market oversight has issued a letter advising Eurex Deutschland that its Euro Stoxx 50 Ex Financials Index futures contract submitted by Eurex for review on 12 July has been deemed certified. »

Confidential file

SEI completes first Form PF filing for hedge fund client

Wed, 29/08/2012 - 14:09

SEI has completed its first Form PF filing on behalf of a global, multi-billion-dollar hedge fund client. »

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