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Cryptocurrency trading educational platform goes live

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 19:06

New Bitcoin and cryptocurrency platform,, is now up and running, offering new ways for investors to learn about the cryptocurrency sector. »

David Calligan, Reed Smith

European regulator intervenes to restrict marketing of CFDs

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 12:01

David Calligan, Partner, Reed Smith, writes on the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)’s announcement that it intends to impose temporary measures to restrict the sale of Contracts for Differences (CFDs) to retail investors, after a consultation earlier this year. The temporary restrictions are likely to come into effect in July.  »

William Kelly, CAIA

OppenheimerFunds teams with CAIA

Tue, 06/03/2018 - 10:05

OppenheimerFunds has partnered with the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association to develop specialised alternative investment training for the firm's client engagement teams and further serve the needs of high net worth (HNW) clients. »

Andrew Borowiec, IMDDA

IMDDA expands 2018 hedge fund, M&A and PE training session schedule

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 09:30

The Investment Management Due Diligence Association (IMDDA), an organisation dedicated to the professionals who investigate facts concerning investment programs, has released an expanded training class schedule for 2018. »

Stuart Martin, Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters launches suite of E-learning courses for MiFID II compliance obligations

Wed, 20/12/2017 - 09:19

Thomson Reuters has expanded its e-learning capabilities with new compliance training courses designed to give organisations a clear, concise understanding of the regulatory framework mandated by the European Securities & Markets Authority (ESMA) under MiFID II. »

Risk management 2017

After cybersecurity, what’s next? Find out at a free RFA risk management training session…

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 11:10

Risk management comes in many forms for private equity and alternative investment firms, with a wide range of scenarios to consider including: account technology risk; third party and supply chain risk; fraud and misconduct risk; cyber risk; compliance risk; and reputational risk. »

Pascale Viala, EDHEC Business School

Bloomberg becomes corporate sponsor of EDHEC MSc in Financial Markets

Mon, 13/03/2017 - 10:37

Bloomberg has signed an agreement to become the corporate sponsor of the EDHEC Business School’s MSc in Financial Markets. »

XM signs agreement with Academia De Mercados

Tue, 07/03/2017 - 10:50

FX and CFD broker XM Group (Trading Point Group) has signed an agreement with Academia de Mercados (ADM) in which ADM will be delivering webinars and seminars to XM clients in Spain, Portugal and Latin America. »

Melissa Waller, AIF Institute

Melissa Waller named president of AIF Institute

Tue, 10/01/2017 - 07:37

Alternative Investments Forum (AIF) has appointed veteran institutional investor Melissa Waller as president of its newly formed AIF Institute.  »

George Farrah, Bloomberg BNA

Bloomberg BNA portfolio helps navigate transfer tax issues

Mon, 09/01/2017 - 15:18

Bloomberg BNA has released a new tax management portfolio that focuses on tax considerations for structuring estate planning transactions with carried interests in hedge funds and private equity funds. »


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