Liongate Capital Management participates in establishment of Hedge Fund Standards Board Investor Chapter

Liongate Capital Management (Liongate), a fund of hedge funds manager with over US$3bn in assets, has announced its membership and participation in the establishment of the Hedge Fund Standards Board Investor Chapter, a group of hedge fund manager

Posted on: 17 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
Posted in: LegalRegulation

Smaller hedge funds at risk from regulation

Smaller hedge funds could be at threat from incoming European and US regulation, according to Caroline Hoare, chief executive officer and director at GLC, the London-based alternative asset manager.

Posted on: 11 Nov, 2010
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Managers unprepared for incoming European regulation

The UK asset management industry is still unprepared for the incoming Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), according to a survey of fund managers by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

Posted on: 02 Nov, 2010
Posted in: Regulation

EU reaches conclusion on AIFM directive

The European Union (EU) has reached an agreement on the alternative investment fund managers directive (AIFM) paving the way for a vote on November 11.

Posted on: 27 Oct, 2010
Posted in: Regulation

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
Posted in: LegalRegulation

US Rep Frank faces questions over freebie flight from fund manager

US House Representative Barney Frank, one of the brains behind the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, took a free private jet ride to the Virgin Islands courtesy of a hedge fund manager.

Posted on: 19 Oct, 2010
Posted in: Regulation

FASB gives hedge funds deferral from consolidated reporting requirements

The FASB has agreed to give investment managers of certain mutual funds, hedge funds, private equity funds and venture capital funds a deferral from the consolidated reporting requirements under SFAS no 167, Amendments to FASB Interpretation No.

Posted on: 18 Oct, 2010
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MPS to clear interest rate swaps on LCH Clearnet's SwapClear

MPS Capital Services (MPS), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Italian bank Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, has signed an agreement to clear interest rate swaps on LCH Clearnet’s SwapClear service through Barclays Capital.

Posted on: 08 Sep, 2010

NYSE Euronext® and Markit in Joint Initiative to Enhance Post-MiFID Market Transparency

NYSE Technologies™, the commercial technology unit of NYSE Euronext and Markit, a leading, global financial information services company, today announced the launch of a joint initiative designed to consolidate data and enhance transparency in the

Posted on: 01 Jul, 2010


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