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Comment: SEC looks to electronic oversight of alternative funds

Wed, 11/02/2009 - 06:01

Following the beating taken by the reputation of the Securities and Exchange Commission over its failure to detect Bernard Madoff's USD50bn Ponzi scheme and or the faults in the risk model »

Comment: Hedge fund P.I.

Tue, 10/02/2009 - 06:52

Just as in Magnum, P.I., the American television show featuring Tom Selleck as a private investigator, a group of executives are planning to start »

Comment: Time for comment on FSA's short-selling proposal

Mon, 09/02/2009 - 05:58

With the financial sector as a whole awaiting a regulatory clampdown following the mayhem of the past 18 months, the UK's Financial Services Authority has unveiled proposals to extend the »

Comment: Investors find favour with small buyouts as bank liquidity dries up

Fri, 06/02/2009 - 06:00

Sergey Bolshakov, analyst, Argo Capital Management, outlines evidence of a growing trend towards smaller buyouts since the onset of the credit crisis. »

Comment: SEC's tarnished reputation is a test for Obama

Thu, 05/02/2009 - 06:00

The new US president already has a headache in the tainted reputation of the Securities and Exchange Commission. »

Comment: From space flight to hedge fund investment

Tue, 03/02/2009 - 06:01

South African entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth, who gained worldwide fame in April 2002 when he paid an estimated USD20m to take part in a space flight, has demonstrated his faith in the fut »

Comment: New regime for offshore funds

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 07:01

The UK's offshore fund tax rules are changing. »

Comment: Hedge fund regulation moves a step closer in the US

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 05:58

Two senior US senators, Michigan Democrat Carl Levin and Iowa Republican Charles Grassley, have taken the first steps toward the inevitable introduction of regulation of US hedge funds and »

Comment Realignment of interest in hedge fund investing using a managed account platform

Fri, 30/01/2009 - 06:00

The financial crisis has highlighted some features of using managed accounts to invest in hedge funds hitherto largely ignored by institutional inv »

Comment: Can Davos save the world?

Thu, 29/01/2009 - 06:00

The World Economic Forum, which in past years featured glitzy receptions and boasted an attendee list including high-flying hedge fund managers, bankers and private equity moguls, has turn »

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