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Comment: Indian hedge funds take on Bollywood moguls

Comment: Indian hedge funds take on Bollywood moguls

Two activist hedge funds have locked horns with the top management at Bollywood group The Indian Film Company over alleged low returns. »


Comment: Man's legal action over Madoff may well prove fruitless

Comment: Man's legal action over Madoff may well prove fruitless

Man Group, the world's largest listed hedge fund management firm, says it plans to take legal action over its exposure to the fraud perpetrated by Bernard Madoff. »


Comment: Alternative managers throw in the towel in Asia

Comment: Alternative managers throw in the towel in Asia

GSO Capital Partners, Blackstone Group's USD25bn billion credit hedge fund management business, has revealed that it is planning to close its Asia investment desk just a few months after e »


Comment: Fink fundraising clout gives Britain's Tories election boost

Comment: Fink fundraising clout gives Britain's Tories election boost

Coming hot on the heels of a flurry of embarrassment about the bad-taste antics of some of its younger members, Britain's Conservative Party has received a timely boost with the news that »


Comment: Madoff scandal could boost business for fund administrators

Comment: Madoff scandal could boost business for fund administrators

Investors in hedge funds and funds of funds and the individuals and institutions that advise them are responding to the Bernard Madoff scandal by reviewing the mechanisms available to moni »


Comment: Will Germany fix its capital markets regulation now?

Comment: Will Germany fix its capital markets regulation now?

Yesterday evening it was revealed that German billionaire Adolf Merckle, 74, had committed suicide on Monday night, apparently throwing himself in front of a train on a line near his home »


Comment: FSA proposals offer cold comfort to short sellers

Comment: FSA proposals offer cold comfort to short sellers

One would have thought that the Financial Services Authority's proposal yesterday not to renew its ban on the short selling of UK financial sector stocks would be welcomed by hedge fund ma »


Comment: Happy new short-selling ban extension!

Comment: Happy new short-selling ban extension!

'Ring out the old, ring in the new' is a new year catchphrase that may well be apposite for most financial sector players in 2009, but hedge fund managers may well find themselves facing m »


Comment: Madoff offers an extremely expensive lesson in due diligence

Comment: Madoff offers an extremely expensive lesson in due diligence

Jérôme de Lavenère Lussan, managing partner of investment management consultancy Laven Partners, says that the fraud apparently perpetrated by Bernard Madoff lays bare »


Comment: A new broom at the SEC?

Comment: A new broom at the SEC?

As the Securities and Exchange Commission and its (outgoing) chairman Christopher Cox agonise publicly over what they might have done to uncover the fraudulent activities of Bernard Madoff »


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