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Working with the Bank of England's senior managers regime

As of March, the new Senior Managers Regime (SMR), designed to improve individual accountability in the banking and finance sector, is in full effect within the UK.

Clearing for the buy-side

As the market in Europe prepares for the commencement of mandatory clearing, new clearing structures are being devised by CCPs (central counterparty clearinghouses...



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What current trends tell us about the future of the hedge fund industry

The following comments are excerpted from Agecroft Partners’ Don Steinbrugge’s presentation delivered at the 69th CFA Institute Annual Conference held on 9 May 2016 in Montreal.

Post on: 18 May, 2016
Posted in: Opinions

Convergence data shows alternative industry growing but productivity faltering

Convergence Inc., the Connecticut-based data, analytics and surveillance platform for the alternative investment management industry, has published a summary of the insights it has derived...

Post on: 09 May, 2016

Sovereign wealth funds, central banks and collateral liquidity

The way that collateral is being used, and indeed needed, in financial markets has altered significantly since the financial crises.

Post on: 06 May, 2016

The reverse inquiry marketplace

Three years ago, former asset manager and capital markets professional, Peter Hans launched a public platform for fund managers and RIAs hoping to be discovered by investors.

Post on: 03 May, 2016

The impact of regulation upon asset managers and investors

We spoke to Robert Goldbaum, SVP product & market strategy at Backstop Solutions about how regulation...

Post on: 29 Apr, 2016

Blockchain and settlement - what's the future?

Blockchain is already having a profound affect upon the banking industry, but what changes can it, and will it, bring about to the settlement landscape?

Post on: 27 Apr, 2016

Scalable Capital uses technology to cut the costs and manage the risks of personal...

In April this year, Scalable Capital completed a €7 million fund raising.

Post on: 21 Apr, 2016
Posted in: Feature, Investors, Launches

Custodian banks, AIFMD and UCITS V

We spoke to HSBC's head of product solutions - regulatory change, Paul Ellis, about how the bank managed the implementation of UCITS V and the similarities with getting over the line with AIFMD, how this directive has impacted custody...

Post on: 20 Apr, 2016

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What current trends tell us about the future of the hedge fund industry

The following comments are excerpted from Agecroft Partners’ Don Steinbrugge’s presentation delivered at the 69th CFA Institute Annual Conference held on 9 May 2016 in Montreal.

Post on: 18 May, 2016
Posted in: Opinions

Convergence data shows alternative industry growing but productivity faltering

Convergence Inc., the Connecticut-based data, analytics and surveillance platform for the alternative investment management industry, has published a summary of the insights it has derived...

Post on: 09 May, 2016

Sovereign wealth funds, central banks and collateral liquidity

The way that collateral is being used, and indeed needed, in financial markets has altered significantly since the financial crises.

Post on: 06 May, 2016

The reverse inquiry marketplace

Three years ago, former asset manager and capital markets professional, Peter Hans launched a public platform for fund managers and RIAs hoping to be discovered by investors.

Post on: 03 May, 2016

The impact of regulation upon asset managers and investors

We spoke to Robert Goldbaum, SVP product & market strategy at Backstop Solutions about how regulation...

Post on: 29 Apr, 2016

Blockchain and settlement - what's the future?

Blockchain is already having a profound affect upon the banking industry, but what changes can it, and will it, bring about to the settlement landscape?

Post on: 27 Apr, 2016

Scalable Capital uses technology to cut the costs and manage the risks of personal...

In April this year, Scalable Capital completed a €7 million fund raising.

Post on: 21 Apr, 2016
Posted in: Feature, Investors, Launches

Custodian banks, AIFMD and UCITS V

We spoke to HSBC's head of product solutions - regulatory change, Paul Ellis, about how the bank managed the implementation of UCITS V and the similarities with getting over the line with AIFMD, how this directive has impacted custody...

Post on: 20 Apr, 2016
Post-Trade Risk Roundtable - Discussion of how you can effectively identify, monitor and manage risk
Date: Thursday, 28 April, 2016
Start time: 14:00 CET (13:00 GMT)
Location: SOFITEL, Luxembourg
Post-Trade Risk Roundtable for Funds
Date: Tuesday, 1 March, 2016
Start time: 09:00 - 12:00 GMT
Location: London EDITION Hotel, Central London
GEORGE T. HARTIGAN
Date: 
Friday, 5 June, 2015
Location: 
London
Role: 
Operations/Project Management

Citi to exit hedge fund administration

Citi has announced it is to exit hedge fund administration amid lower than expected earnings.

Posted on: 19 Jan, 2015

Increase in synthetic PB and alternative financing as primes face squeeze

Basel III capital and leverage ratios are likely to facilitate a substantial increase in synthetic prime brokerage financing and alternative sources of hedge fund financing.

Posted on: 19 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

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