Operational Risk

Leading prime brokers and CCPs to discuss centralised clearing of OTC derivatives at hedge fund peer group network launch event

COO Connect, a peer group networking organisation for chief operating officers (COOs) and their colleagues working in operations at hedge funds and other fund managers running alternative investment strategies, is hosting a seminar on the practica

Posted on: 18 May, 2011

Hedge funds reduce leverage, according to HFR

Leverage among hedge funds has declined over the last 12 months, according to data from the Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research.

Posted on: 17 May, 2011

Custom House unveils hedge fund web dealing technology

Dublin-based fund administrator Custom House Global Fund Services has announced the Phase Two launch of its Chariot Web Dealing platform.

Posted on: 17 May, 2011

EFAMA allays fears about illiquid strategies being shoehorned into Ucits

Concerns that complex investment strategies and derivatives instruments are being shoehorned into Ucits vehicles have been partially allayed by the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA).

Posted on: 16 May, 2011

Fund managers not receiving appropriate feedback after failing investor due diligence

Fund managers failing institutional investors’ operational due diligence checks are not receiving the appropriate feedback outlining those investors’ concerns about their businesses.

Posted on: 10 May, 2011

Omgeo launches hedge fund peer group

Post trade service provider Omgeo has launched an industry peer group for UK-based hedge fund operations professionals.

Posted on: 10 May, 2011

Issues remain over OTC derivatives reform, says Aite Group

The Dodd-Frank Act has failed to address numerous issues concerning over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives reform, according to a report by advisory firm Aite Group.

Posted on: 29 Apr, 2011

LCH Clearnet SA to provide clearing services to Galaxy

LCH.Clearnet SA (LCH.Clearnet) will provide clearing services to Galaxy, the Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) owned and operated by TradingScreen and certified by the Cassiopeia Committee for the provision of clearing services for euro-denomina

Posted on: 27 Apr, 2011
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Merlin to offer its analytics and reporting platform as standalone product

Prime brokerage outfit Merlin Securities is to offer its MerlinSHARP analytics and reporting platform as a standalone software solution for investors and asset managers.

Posted on: 27 Apr, 2011

Largest asset managers could be subject to massive regulation if US regulators deem them to be systemically risky

Large non-bank financial institutions, which could potentially include hedge funds and other buy-side firms, might find themselves subjected to burdensome regulatory requirements if US supervisory authorities deem them to be systemically risky to

Posted on: 22 Apr, 2011


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