Operational Risk

Former Trafalgar CIO warns of financial meltdown

The ongoing sovereign debt crisis presents the biggest threat to world markets than at any time since the Great Depression, a leading hedge fund manager has warned.

Posted on: 04 Jul, 2012

Investors failing to strike right balance between investment and Ops due diligence, says Duff & Phelps

Duff & Phelps has warned that some allocators are failing to strike the correct balance between investment and operational due diligence.

Posted on: 28 Jun, 2012

Prepare for EMIR now

FSA urges buy-side firms to prepare for EMIR now irrespective of rules being finalised

Posted on: 26 Jun, 2012

ESMA warns mandatory clearing could lead to collateral shortage

ESMA has acknowledged that mandatory clearing of OTC derivatives could lead to a collateral scarcity although added it was imperative a right balance be found between “safety” and “speed.”

Posted on: 26 Jun, 2012

AIFMD leverage rules strongly criticised

AIFMD leverage rules strongly criticised and could lead to greater systemic risk

Posted on: 25 Jun, 2012

Asia no light touch

Asia no light touch regulatory regime, KPMG warns managers
Managers have been warned against viewing Asia as a light touch regulatory regime in a new report by KPMG.

Posted on: 25 Jun, 2012

GAIM Monaco 2012: The Highlights

Despite the decent weather in Monte Carlo, the content of the panels at GAIM 2012 was overwhelmingly gloomy.

Posted on: 21 Jun, 2012

Investors risk information overload

GAIM Monaco 2012: Investors risk information overload as due diligence gets tougher, warns PAAMCO

Posted on: 21 Jun, 2012

Managers slate insurance claim handling

A significant majority (83%) of managers have said the handling of their insurance claims is substandard, a poll by Baronsmead, an independent insurance broker in London, has found.

Posted on: 20 Jun, 2012
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GAIM Monaco 2012: Hedge funds must re-evaluate use of VaR

Hedge funds should increase the number of risk measures they use to complement Value at Risk (VaR) in light of the J.P. Morgan debacle, a senior portfolio manager has urged delegates at GAIM Monaco 2012.

Posted on: 20 Jun, 2012

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