SEC strengthens regulatory oversight of investment advisers

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has voted to propose new rules to strengthen its oversight of investment advisers and fill key gaps in the regulatory landscape.

Posted on: 22 Nov, 2010
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SEC charges two in continuing Madoff investigation

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged two long-time Bernard Madoff employees for their part in the $65 billion Ponzi scheme.

Posted on: 19 Nov, 2010
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European Parliament passes hedge fund directive

“It could have been worse” – that is the general consensus among many in the hedge fund industry about the European Union’s (EU’s) Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) directive.

Posted on: 12 Nov, 2010
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SEC investigates side pockets and charges two managers

The US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Asset Management Unit has been probing whether funds have overvalued assets in side pockets while charging investors higher fees based on those inflated values.

Posted on: 26 Oct, 2010
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Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch - Jersey transfers fund administration services to BFS

Bedell Fund Services has recently completed the transfer of administration in respect of 16 Jersey funds and five members of staff from the Lombard Odier Jersey office.

Posted on: 22 Sep, 2010
Posted in: LegalPeople Moves

Hedge Fund Association Launches European Chapter and Appoints Louise Verrill of Law Firm Brown Rudnick as Regional Director

The Hedge Fund Association, HFA, today announced a European expansion with the opening of a new Chapter in London with future Chapters planned for other major European hedge fund cities.

Posted on: 13 Sep, 2010
Posted in: LaunchesLegal

Corporate Governance And Risk Oversight Attorney Joins Chadbourne & Parke

The international law firm Chadbourne & Parke LLP announced today that veteran corporate governance attorney Heidi A. Lawson has joined the firm as a partner.

Posted on: 07 Sep, 2010
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Dechert hires managing partner for new Dublin office

International law firm Dechert has appointed Declan O’ Sullivan as managing partner of its new Dublin office.

Posted on: 08 Jul, 2010
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Eversheds launches investment funds team in Ireland

International law firm Eversheds has launched its Irish investment funds team in Dublin headed by new partner Stephen Carty.

Posted on: 22 Apr, 2010
Posted in: LaunchesLegal

Linklaters appoints Scott Bowie as global head of investment management

Linklaters announces that US partner Scott Bowie will become Global Practice Head of the firm’s Investment Management Group, effective as of 1 May 2010.

Posted on: 30 Mar, 2010
Posted in: LegalPeople Moves


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