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Comment: What price to pay for Barclays’ toxic assets deal?

Comment: What price to pay for Barclays’ toxic assets deal?

Fri, 18/09/2009 - 08:23

For all those convinced that the culture of risk embodied in hedge funds was a prime cause of the financial and economic meltdown of the past two years, yesterday’s headlines provided more than a frisson of outrage: Barclays Bank has provided a group of 45 departing employees with some USD12.6bn to take a bundle of “toxic assets” off its hands through an investment vehicle in the Cayman Islands.  »

Comment: Lehman, one year on

Comment: Lehman, one year on

Wed, 16/09/2009 - 19:47

Barbara Ridpath, chief executive of the London-based International Centre for Financial Regulation, argues that with members of the financial indus »

IMF's findings reflect Jersey's robust anti-money laundering regime

IMF's findings reflect Jersey's robust anti-money laundering regime

Tue, 15/09/2009 - 14:27

Ian Strang, managing partner of Voisin and Robert Christensen, managing director of Volaw review the conclusions of the IMF's recent assessment of »

Comment: They're back!

Comment: They're back!

Fri, 04/09/2009 - 09:20

So the leveraged buyout market isn't dead after all. »

Comment: Investing for recovery? Choose Europe over the US

Comment: Investing for recovery? Choose Europe over the US

Fri, 28/08/2009 - 07:03

Andrew Williamson-Jones, manager of the BlackRock Global Equity Fund, explains why he believes European stocks are likely to fare better during the recovery period than their counterpar »

Comment: Fighting for a rethink on the AIFM directive

Comment: Fighting for a rethink on the AIFM directive

Mon, 17/08/2009 - 08:47

The hedge fund industry has been in the forefront of efforts to persuade the EU authorities to re-examine the draft Directive on Alternative Invest »

Comment: Light at the end of property's tunnel?

Comment: Light at the end of property's tunnel?

Fri, 14/08/2009 - 09:14

Whisper it softly, but analysts are starting to wonder whether green shoots may be coming into view in the property markets that played a role in leading the world economy into recessio »

Comment: There's more to the hedge fund industry than meets the eye

Comment: There's more to the hedge fund industry than meets the eye

Thu, 06/08/2009 - 22:38

Earlier this week, Hedge Fund Research reported that assets invested in the hedge fund industry increased by USD100bn in the second quarter of this »

Let's hear from the investors

Let's hear from the investors

Tue, 04/08/2009 - 07:00

And now, for once some good news on the regulatory front. »

A potential winner from the crisis

A potential winner from the crisis

Thu, 30/07/2009 - 19:46

The past two years have been turbulent ones for the hedge fund industry, and Luxembourg has not been exempt from the global decline in assets under management resulting from falling stock markets a »

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