Operational Risk

Laven Partners retains ISO 9001

Laven Partners, one of the world’s largest specialists firms in hedge fund due diligence, is pleased to announce it has successfully retained certification to the internationally recognised quality management system standard, ISO 9001 after yet an

Posted on: 25 Mar, 2011
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Hedge funds to have profitable but challenging 2011, says Moody's

Hedge funds could have a profitable 2011 following strong performances at the tail-end of 2010, according to Moody’s.

Posted on: 23 Mar, 2011

JP Morgan unveils resource pack for hedge funds aiming to launch in Asia

JP Morgan Worldwide Securities Services has unveiled a resource guide aimed at helping hedge funds hoping to launch in Asia.

Posted on: 21 Mar, 2011

Russia set to gain from MENA unrest

Russia looks set to be a major benefactor of the continuing unrest in the MENA (Middle East North Africa) bloc, according to industry experts.

Posted on: 17 Mar, 2011

Toronto-Dominion Bank Group joins LCH.Clearnet’s SwapClear

Toronto-Dominion Bank Group (TD Bank) has announced its intention to join SwapClear,
LCH.Clearnet Ltd’s (LCH.Clearnet) market leading over-the-counter (OTC) interest rate swap clearing

Posted on: 16 Mar, 2011
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Japan-centred asset managers hurt by unfolding natural disasters

Hedge funds could end up panic selling assets following the devastating series of events unfolding in Japan.

Posted on: 15 Mar, 2011

Hedge funds trading OTC derivatives need to focus on pending CCP requirements

Hedge funds and other buy-side firms trading in over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives need to re-evaluate their operations if they are to be compliant with the regulatory edicts forcing such trades to be cleared through central counterparty clearing

Posted on: 11 Mar, 2011

Hedge fund directors should be nominated by investors, says former COO

Institutional investors should have the right to nominate independent directors to hedge fund boards, according to a former chief operating officer at fund of hedge funds (FoHF) AXA Investment Managers.

Posted on: 07 Mar, 2011

Retail asset managers warned about dependency on modern portfolio analysis and MVO

Retail asset managers basing their investment strategies on modern portfolio theory or mean variance optimisation (MVO) could find themselves being burnt in another bear market.

Posted on: 03 Mar, 2011

FIX launches Wiki web tool to make it easier for users to share knowledge of FIX implementations

FIX Protocol Ltd (FPL) today launched FIXwiki, an interactive and educational web tool that aims to help traders benefit from the knowledge contributions of other users as they seek to advance their usage and understanding of the protocol.

Posted on: 01 Mar, 2011
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