Hedge funds face major challenges over Form PF

Hedge funds may face significant operational hurdles in complying with the upcoming Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Form PF reporting requirements, a leading consultant has warned.

Posted on: 01 Sep, 2011

IBM to acquire Algorithmics

IBM is to acquire Algorithmics from Fitch Group for $387 million as the technology giant continues its expansion into the financial services industry.

The transaction is expected to close by October 2011.

Posted on: 01 Sep, 2011

Hedge funds urged to ensure compliance with FSA on phone recording

Hedge funds need to ensure they are fully compliant with the UK Financial Services Authority’s (FSA’s) rules requiring mobile phones are monitored on trading floors.

Posted on: 30 Aug, 2011

Product launched to help hedge funds perform stress tests on banks

A New York-based consultancy has launched a service to help hedge funds perform stress tests on banks.

Posted on: 30 Aug, 2011

NorthPoint integrates OMS with ICE Link

Technology consulting firm NorthPoint has integrated its order management system (OMS) with Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Link enabling traders and operations staff to automatically send their credit default swaps (CDS) trades to ICE Link for af

Posted on: 24 Aug, 2011

Eze Castle Integration Advances Cloud Computing For More Than 100 Customers

Eze Castle Integration, Inc., a leading provider of IT services, technology and consulting to hedge funds and investment firms, today announced it has increased its cloud computing customer base to more than 130 financial industry firms.

Posted on: 03 Aug, 2011
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DAP and Paladyne form strategic alliance

Prime brokerage firm Direct Access Partners (DAP) and technology company Paladyne Systems have formed a strategic partnership.

This will enable DAP’s medium sized hedge fund clients to access Paladyne’s FastStart product.

Posted on: 26 Jul, 2011

Collateral management for the buy side – Algorithmics survey identifies weakness in current systems and concerns about impact of central counterparty clearing on the buy side

Algorithmics today announced the findings of a new survey of collateral management practices and challenges in buy-side institutions around the world, which found weakness in some collateral processes and concern among firms about the impact of ce

Posted on: 18 Jul, 2011

OTC derivatives clearing reform to pose operational and technology challenges for hedge funds, says Citi white paper

Hedge funds need to revamp their operational and technology infrastructures and processes if they are to become fully compliant with the rules governing over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives clearing, according to a Citi white paper.

Posted on: 13 Jul, 2011

Hedge fund managers express concern over cyber crime

Hedge fund managers are becoming increasingly alarmed about the threats posed by cyber-attacks to their businesses.

Posted on: 04 Jul, 2011


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