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Take cyber-security seriously or court disaster, a new paper warns smaller managers

Fund managers that fail to invest in cyber-security run multiple risks. They face disciplinary action by regulators, including fines. They risk being blackmailed by cyber-criminals that steak...

Are we ready for T2S?

Dominic Hobson from COO Connect sat down with Alan Cameron of BNP Paribas Securities Services, Richard Scavetta of Citi, and Graham Ray of Deutsche Bank at NeMa 2015 in Athens to discuss the...



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BGC Brokers appoints Deutsche Bank to settle UK securities trades

BGC Brokers has appointed Deutsche Bank to settle its UK trades in CREST, the Euroclear-owned central securities depository (CSD) for the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Post on: 22 Jun, 2015

Laven Partners and ComplianceAsia partner to provide global compliance services

Laven Partners, the global consultancy and compliance group to the fund management industry, and ComplianceAsia, the leading compliance provider in the Asia-Pacific region, have entered into a co-operation arrangement to provide a comprehensive...

Post on: 17 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Launches

New contenders to prime brokerage

Organisations such as BlackRock are well-placed to provide prime brokerage to hedge fund managers that are being exited by bulge bracket banks. 

Post on: 12 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

CCP Battle Drags On

The prolonged transatlantic battle over the mutual recognition of central counterparty clearing houses (CCPs) reflects deep differences over the costs of resolving a failing...

Post on: 09 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

Regulation: The Unintended Consequences

The onslaught of global regulation shows no sign of abating. No sooner had managers submitted their Annex IV to European regulators as required under the EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) did the conversations among...

Post on: 08 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

Asset managers now obliged to supply more data to the SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is proposing that US registered investment advisers and US registered investment companies supply more information about their activities and holdings as regulators globally assess whether asset...

Post on: 04 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Investors

FCA publishes hedge fund survey

Concentration risk at UK hedge funds remains high with the 10 largest firms controlling 38 per-cent of Assets under Management (AuM), according to the latest Hedge Fund Survey conducted by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). 

Post on: 02 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Operational Risk

Hedge funds increasing offering clients co-investment opportunities through SPVs

An increasing number of hedge fund managers are offering investors co-investment opportunities through special purpose vehicles (SPVs) as the convergence between hedge funds and private equity continues to grow.

Post on: 01 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Investors

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BGC Brokers appoints Deutsche Bank to settle UK securities trades

BGC Brokers has appointed Deutsche Bank to settle its UK trades in CREST, the Euroclear-owned central securities depository (CSD) for the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Post on: 22 Jun, 2015

Laven Partners and ComplianceAsia partner to provide global compliance services

Laven Partners, the global consultancy and compliance group to the fund management industry, and ComplianceAsia, the leading compliance provider in the Asia-Pacific region, have entered into a co-operation arrangement to provide a comprehensive...

Post on: 17 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Launches

New contenders to prime brokerage

Organisations such as BlackRock are well-placed to provide prime brokerage to hedge fund managers that are being exited by bulge bracket banks. 

Post on: 12 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

CCP Battle Drags On

The prolonged transatlantic battle over the mutual recognition of central counterparty clearing houses (CCPs) reflects deep differences over the costs of resolving a failing...

Post on: 09 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

Regulation: The Unintended Consequences

The onslaught of global regulation shows no sign of abating. No sooner had managers submitted their Annex IV to European regulators as required under the EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) did the conversations among...

Post on: 08 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

Asset managers now obliged to supply more data to the SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is proposing that US registered investment advisers and US registered investment companies supply more information about their activities and holdings as regulators globally assess whether asset...

Post on: 04 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Investors

FCA publishes hedge fund survey

Concentration risk at UK hedge funds remains high with the 10 largest firms controlling 38 per-cent of Assets under Management (AuM), according to the latest Hedge Fund Survey conducted by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). 

Post on: 02 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Operational Risk

Hedge funds increasing offering clients co-investment opportunities through SPVs

An increasing number of hedge fund managers are offering investors co-investment opportunities through special purpose vehicles (SPVs) as the convergence between hedge funds and private equity continues to grow.

Post on: 01 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Investors
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

COOConnect interview with Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services

Regulators and investors are demanding more data than ever before from fund managers.

Posted on: 11 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Operations

FCA scrutiny over outsourcing could be extended to insurers and pensions

Insurers and even pension funds could potentially face scrutiny from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) over their outsourcing arrangements in a manner not too dissimilar from the thematic review undertaken against asset managers.

Posted on: 11 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

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