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FCA concludes Odey AM probe

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has concluded its investigation into Odey Asset Management, and will not take any action against the London-based hedge fund firm, which closed this year following allegations of sexual misconduct against founder Crispin Odey, according to

AIMA joins legal action over SEC short-selling rules

AIMA, a global representative body for the alternative investment industry, along with the National Association of Private Fund Managers and Managed Funds Association, have filed a lawsuit challenging two new SEC rules.

Hedge Funds to Get New SEC Mandate for US Treasuries Trade

TOP STORY: Hedge funds and brokerages have new requirements from the Securities and Exchange Commission to centrally clear far more of their US Treasuries trades in a structural overhaul for the $26tn market, according to a report by Bloomberg.

China Risk Fund Managers alarmed by hedge fund fraud probe

An alleged fraud in China that saw financial firms including a major hedge fund at its epicentre  has cautioned the industry, with investment managers, regulators and brokerages racing to improve risk monitoring, according to a report by Bloomberg. 

Chinese regulator wants brokerages to restrict leverage stock trades

The China Securities Regulatory Commission, the country’s securities watchdog, wants brokerages to limit the amount of leverage available to hedge funds that borrow large sums of money via a complex derivative business to trade stocks, according to a report by

Korea bans short selling in run up to elections

South Korea’s regulators have again slapped a full ban on hedge funds and other short sellers from selling borrowed stocks, just months before the country goes to the polls in a general election, according to a report by Bloomberg.

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