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Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet, Ibis Capital

Ibis Capital to launch education technology SPAC

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 12:36

Ibis Capital, profiled in AlphaQ, a specialist education technology alternative investment manager, is to launch the world’s first education technology special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC. »

Igor Tulchinsky, WorldQuant

WorldQuant and Udacity partner to offer AI for Trading Nanodegree programme

Mon, 20/08/2018 - 09:45

Quantitative asset management company WorldQuant, in partnership with global online learning company Udacity, has launched a new Artificial Intelligence for Trading Nanodegree program. »

Andrew Borowiec, IMDDA

IMDDA to launch professional due diligence designation in Q4 2018

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 09:52

The Investment Management Due Diligence Association (IMDDA), an investor-based organisation dedicated to the professionals who investigate facts concerning investment programs, is to launch a professional due diligence designation program later this year. »

Bill Kelly, CAIA

Investment education is key says CAIA head

Mon, 02/07/2018 - 16:31

Founded in 2002, the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIA) has gone from strength to strength in the alternative investment education arena. William Kelly (pictured), CAIA CEO, joined in 2014 and declares that, while it's been an interesting run, the value proposition of alternatives is alive and well.   »

Picture of an ethereum coin

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. »


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