Operational Risk

Thomson Reuters launches integrated workflow solution for hedge fund managers

Thomson Reuters has unveiled a fully integrated workflow solution providing hedge fund managers with real-time content, analytics and tools, which it says will help the industry bolster its returns and improve transparency.

Posted on: 23 Jun, 2011

SEC delays hedge fund registration until March 2012

Hedge funds with assets of more than $150 million will not be required to register with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) until March 2012.

Posted on: 23 Jun, 2011

Thomson Reuters launches integrated workflow solution for hedge fund managers

Thomson Reuters has unveiled a fully integrated workflow solution providing hedge fund managers with real-time content, analytics and tools, which it says will help the industry bolster its returns and improve transparency.

Posted on: 23 Jun, 2011

Using FX hedging providers to hedge share classes could save managers money

Alternative asset managers could save significant sums of money if they let specialist FX hedging providers hedge their share classes instead of prime brokers, administrators or custodians.

Posted on: 23 Jun, 2011

Investors should perform greater operational due diligence on Ucits hedge funds, states industry expert

Investors buying into Ucits hedge funds should still perform rigorous operational due diligence and must not assume that these regulated products are safer than their offshore counterparts, according to an industry expert.

Posted on: 22 Jun, 2011

Collateral costs could deter smaller hedge funds from trading OTC derivatives

Smaller hedge funds could be deterred from trading over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives due to the increased collateral costs associated with mandatory clearing.

Posted on: 20 Jun, 2011

Investors could gain greater rights over redeeming assets following Cayman judgement

Investors attempting to claw back their assets in a crisis situation could be given greater rights in the event of a hedge fund suspending redemption requests following a recent court case in the Cayman Islands.

Posted on: 20 Jun, 2011

Solid infrastructure key to securing investments and appeasing regulators, say PwC

Hedge funds need to put increased focus on hiring the right people, strengthening their operational processes and utilising high-quality technology if they are to secure capital allocations from institutional investors and satisfy regulators, acco

Posted on: 20 Jun, 2011

TriOptima eliminates JPY interest rate swaps with a notional value of 70 trillion JPY ($857 billion) in the first half of 2011 as record number of Japanese institutions participate

TriOptima announced that 15 Japanese and international institutions eliminated JPY interest rate swaps with a notional value of 70 trillion JPY ($857 billion) in the first half of 2011 using the triReduce portfolio compression service.

Posted on: 17 Jun, 2011

Hedge funds could struggle to find clearing member due to regulatory uncertainty

Some hedge funds could find themselves in a last minute mass scramble to find a clearing member to deal with their over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives transactions due to the regulatory uncertainty concerning clearing in both the US and European Un

Posted on: 14 Jun, 2011

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