RiskMetrics partners with Syncova for risk based margin management

RiskMetrics partners with Syncova for risk based margin management

RiskMetrics Group, a provider of risk management and corporate governance services, is to partner with Syncova, a margin management services provider, to deliver a solution for risk based margin management via the Optima platform for hedge funds and prime brokers. »


Microtune and Ramius agree on director nominees

Microtune and Ramius agree on director nominees

Microtune has reached an agreement with Ramius and its affiliates relating to the election of directors at Microtune’s 2010 annual meeting of stockholders, which will take place no later than 20 May 2010. »


ASIC cancels Teys’ Australian financial services licence

ASIC cancels Teys’ Australian financial services licence

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has cancelled the Australian financial services licence held by Teys Property Funds Limited which is under external administration. »


Texas resident charged with fraud and unauthorised trading

Texas resident charged with fraud and unauthorised trading

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained USD260,000 in civil monetary penalties and equitable relief in separate federal judgment orders against Steven Leigh Shakespeare and his company Guardian Futures, a Texas introducing broker. »


Premium trade boosts hedge fund industry prospects

Premium trade boosts hedge fund industry prospects

Hedgebay Trading’s February index has revealed the first trade above NAV on the hedge fund secondary market in almost two years. »


FTSE 100 Dividend Index futures reach one million milestone

FTSE 100 Dividend Index futures reach one million milestone

NYSE Liffe’s FTSE 100 Dividend Index futures contract has traded its millionth contract.  »


Sidley expands funds practice in London

Sidley expands funds practice in London

Law firm Sidley Austin has added Antony Bryceson to its London office as counsel in the investment funds, advisers and derivatives practice.  »


2100 Xenon appoints director of marketing and client services

2100 Xenon appoints director of marketing and client services

2100 Xenon Group, a Chicago-based commodity trading adviser, has appointed E. Bruce Mumford as director of marketing and client services. »


Otkritie signs up FX and money markets team

Otkritie signs up FX and money markets team

Otkritie, the Russian brokerage, has signed up MDM Bank’s FX and money markets team in Moscow.  »


Rapid Addition launches portal for electronic dealing community

Rapid Addition launches portal for electronic dealing community

Rapid Addition, a software solution provider to the electronic financial markets, has launched a free-to-use portal for the electronic dealing community. »


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