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LME had nickel traded cancellation options, says Elliott lawyer

The London Metal Exchange had better options than canceling billions of dollars in nickel trades in March last year when prices skyrocketed, lawyers for Elliot Associates and Jane Street Global Trading told a London court yesterday, according to a report

MFA recommends improvements to SEC’s proposed cybersecurity rules

Managed Funds Association has recommended improvements to the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s proposed Advisers Act Cybersecurity rules in a third comment letter setting out how the SEC can achieve its goals while mitigating negative unintended consequences.

Cayman accelerates plans for first Asia office

Growing competition from new investment vehicles approved by Hong Kong and Singapore has prompted the Cayman Islands to launch an initiative to protect its position as a favourite destination for Asia hedge funds and the super-rich to park assets, according

MFA wants FCA to modernise alt asset manager regulation

The Managed Funds Association has submitted a letter to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) backing the regulator’s efforts to modernise the UK asset management regulatory landscape and promote more competitive UK capital markets. 

SEC

Hedge funds face more disclosures as SEC adopts FormPF amendments

Large hedge fund managers will now have to make more disclosures about their investment activities after the US Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday voted to adopt a series of amendments to FormPF, the confidential reporting form for certain SEC-registered investment

MFA urges SEC to withdraw amendments to custody rule

The Managed Funds Association has submitted a comment letter to the US Securities and Exchange Commission calling for the proposed custody rule to be withdrawn and only re-proposed after addressing fundamental flaws with the proposal and conducting a thorough cost-benefit

SEC to vote on stricter hedge fund oversight

The US Securities and Exchange Commission is to hold a vote today (Wednesday) on whether or not to adopt proposed new rules that would require hedge funds and private equity funds to promptly report major market events, according to a

FSCO proposes tighter hedge fund regulation

US financial regulators are considering new proposals which would make it easier to more closely regulate non-bank financial institutions, including hedge funds, asset managers and insurers, according to a report by the Financial Times. New guidance issued by the Financial

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