Hedge funds unprepared for cyber-threats, says COOConnect survey

Seventy per-cent of hedge fund managers do not feel prepared to deal with cyber-threats, according to a survey by COOConnect.

Posted on: 21 Feb, 2014
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SEC to review asset managers' safeguards against cyber-crime

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is to review the policies and safeguards asset managers have in place to mitigate the risks of cyber-attacks.

Posted on: 03 Feb, 2014
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SWIFT urges greater automation at hedge funds

Hedge fund managers need to better automate their trading processes to minimise the number of trade fails or mismatches during the settlement cycle as implementation of the EU’s Central Securities Depository Regulation (CSDR) draws near, according

Posted on: 05 Dec, 2013
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Almost 75% of hedge funds using private cloud

Nearly three quarters of hedge funds are using a private cloud while half are using a private cloud exclusively, according to research by Eze Castle Integration.

Posted on: 25 Sep, 2013
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US regulators issue guidance on disaster recovery and BCP

Guidance on effective disaster recovery (DR) policies and business continuity planning (BCP) at financial institutions has been issued by US regulators

Posted on: 20 Aug, 2013
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Salerio launches system to help managers automate post-trade processes

Salerio, a post-trade management technology specialist, has launched a product developed for buy-side firms, including hedge funds, which currently have little or no automation in their post-trade operations.

Posted on: 11 Jun, 2013
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Hedge funds should improve risk assessments on service providers' security policies

Hedge fund managers need to conduct more thorough risk analysis on the security policies at their service providers, it has been warned.

Posted on: 29 Apr, 2013
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Thomson Reuters to launch data feed for smaller hedge fund managers

Thomson Reuters will launch its new data feed aimed at smaller hedge fund managers later next month.

Posted on: 20 Mar, 2013
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ALFI Luxembourg: AIFMD Level 2 stance on cash flow monitoring alarms depositaries

AIFMD Level 2 requirements forcing depositaries to “implement” cash flow monitoring will seriously ramp up costs and could prove nigh on impossible to enact for certain strategies, experts at BNY Mellon and BNP Paribas have said at the ALFI Confer

Posted on: 21 Nov, 2012

Hedge funds' disaster recovery systems pass Hurricane Sandy test, experts say

Disaster recovery systems and business continuity plans at hedge funds fared well during Hurricane Sandy’s onslaught, experts have said.

Posted on: 06 Nov, 2012


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