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EEX to launch German Emission Allowances auctions

Mon, 01/10/2012 - 12:07

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) is to launch the primary market auctions of Emission Allowances for the third trading period on behalf of the Federal Republic of Germany on 12 October 2012. »

Valerie Georges-Thomas, Bedell Cristin

Bedell Cristin makes senior hire to strengthen BVI expertise

Mon, 01/10/2012 - 12:01

Bedell Cristin has appointed Valerie Georges-Thomas to head up the firm’s British Virgin Islands office. »

Alexandre Harkous, BI-SAM's chief executive

BI-SAM appoints new board of directors

Mon, 01/10/2012 - 11:39

BI-SAM Technologies, a provider of data management, performance, attribution, risk, GIPS and reporting solutions for the asset management industry, has appointed a new board of directors. »

Market traders

CFTC designates trueEX as a contract market

Mon, 01/10/2012 - 11:35

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has approved the application of trueEX for designation as a contract market. »

Alistair McKay, Alpha Strategic

Alpha Strategic appoints Alistair McKay as chief executive

Mon, 01/10/2012 - 10:49

Alpha Strategic, an investment company focused on acquiring minority interests in fund management businesses, has appointed Alistair McKay as chief executive with effect from 1 October 2012. »

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

SS&C acquires Gravity Financial

Mon, 01/10/2012 - 10:19

SS&C Technologies, a provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, has acquired full-service fund administrator Gravity Financial. »

Barred

FSA bans Swiss fund manager and two former Cantor Fitzgerald traders for market abuse

Mon, 01/10/2012 - 10:06

The Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) has directed the Financial Services Authority to fine Stefan Chaligné, a Swiss-based hedge fund manager, GBP900,000 plus disgorgement of the financial benefit he obtained of EUR362,950 and Patrick Sejean, a former senior salesman on Cantor Fitzgerald Europe’s (CFE) London-based French desk, GBP650,000. »

Conference room

Edhec-Risk Institute and CFA Institute offer Advances in Equity Portfolio Construction seminar

Mon, 01/10/2012 - 06:26

Edhec-Risk Institute and CFA Institute are reinforcing their executive education partnership (initiated in 2008 with the Advances in Asset Allocation Seminar) by offering the Advances in Equity Portfolio Construction Seminar. »

Henry Smith, Maples and Calder

Maples and Calder global managing partner appointed to AIMA Council

Mon, 01/10/2012 - 06:08

Maples and Calder’s global managing partner, Henry Smith, has been appointed to the global Council of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) following a membership vote at the association's AGM in London on 20 September. »

Commodities

CFTC charges Eric Schmickle and Q Wealth Management over USD5.3m commodity futures fraud

Fri, 28/09/2012 - 16:13

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a civil enforcement action against Wisconsin resident Eric N Schmickle and his company, Q Wealth Management. »

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