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Comment: Who's afraid of an offshore jurisdictions review?

Comment: Who's afraid of an offshore jurisdictions review?

Following controversy in the UK over the lack of deposit protection for savers who had placed their money with subsidiaries of failed Icelandic banks in Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Ma »


Hedgeweek Comment: Will the bell toll this time for 2-and-20?

Hedgeweek Comment: Will the bell toll this time for 2-and-20?

Even some of what seem to be the biggest and most solid hedge fund managers in the world are now having to renege on their promised liquidity in order to avoid having to liquidate assets o »


Comment: A strategy for the bottom of the market

Comment: A strategy for the bottom of the market

Manny Weintraub, a former managing director of Neuberger Berman and now founder, principal and portfolio manager at Integre Advisors, says the focus for long-term investors should not be o »


Hedgeweek Comment: Opportunity for a new EU fund jurisdiction?

Hedgeweek Comment: Opportunity for a new EU fund jurisdiction?

Despite opposition from two of the European Union's biggest fund jurisdictions, EU finance ministers have backed the introduction of a so-called passport for investment fund managers as pa »


Hedgeweek Comment: Paulson sets an example for his peers

Hedgeweek Comment: Paulson sets an example for his peers

There are not many investment options that can deliver strong positive returns in the current turbulent market environment, but US hedge fund manager John Paulson has managed to do that - »


Hedgeweek Comment: Making the worst of a bad job?

Hedgeweek Comment: Making the worst of a bad job?

SRM Advisers, the Monaco-based hedge fund management firm run by the former star UBS proprietary trader Jon Wood, is suing the Wall Street Journal for publishing what it says was confident »


Comment: Coppicing the hedge - the FSA's update on anti-market abuse systems and controls

Comment: Coppicing the hedge - the FSA's update on anti-market abuse systems and controls

Steven Francis (photo) and Richard Burger, former FSA enforcement lawyers now with City law firm Reynolds Porter Chamberlain, say the UK regulator's latest report on anti-market abuse syst »


Hedgeweek Comment: The merry-go-round goes on

Hedgeweek Comment: The merry-go-round goes on

Hedge funds need to sell off a further USD200bn in assets to meet their objectives on deleveraging, according to a survey by US research firm Sanford C. »


Hedgeweek Comment: Spirit of charity dries up as financial sector wilts

Hedgeweek Comment: Spirit of charity dries up as financial sector wilts

The bloodbath in the stock markets and the continuing pain of the financial sector is now even taking its toll on giving to the needy. »


Hedgeweek Comment: Silda Spitzer joins the world of hedge funds

Hedgeweek Comment: Silda Spitzer joins the world of hedge funds

Silda Wall Spitzer, wife of disgraced former New York governor Eliot Spitzer, is reported to have stepped into the high-rolling world of hedge funds. »


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