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Fund managers that fail to invest in cyber-security run multiple risks. They face disciplinary action by regulators, including fines. They risk being blackmailed by cyber-criminals that steak their data.

Posted on: 23 Jun, 2015
Posted in: White Papers

Dominic Hobson from COO Connect sat down with Alan Cameron of BNP Paribas Securities Services, Richard Scavetta of Citi, and Graham Ray of Deutsche Bank at NeMa 2015 in Athens to discuss the imminent arrival of T2S, and how well the industry is...

Posted on: 22 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

BGC Brokers has appointed Deutsche Bank to settle its UK trades in CREST, the Euroclear-owned central securities depository (CSD) for the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Posted on: 22 Jun, 2015

Laven Partners, the global consultancy and compliance group to the fund management industry, and ComplianceAsia, the leading compliance provider in the Asia-Pacific region, have entered into a co-operation arrangement to provide a comprehensive...

Posted on: 17 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Launches

Organisations such as BlackRock are well-placed to provide prime brokerage to hedge fund managers that are being exited by bulge bracket banks. 

Posted on: 12 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

The prolonged transatlantic battle over the mutual recognition of central counterparty clearing houses (CCPs) reflects deep differences over the costs of resolving a failing...

Posted on: 09 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

The onslaught of global regulation shows no sign of abating. No sooner had managers submitted their Annex IV to European regulators as required under the EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) did the conversations among...

Posted on: 08 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is proposing that US registered investment advisers and US registered investment companies supply more information about their activities and holdings as regulators globally assess whether asset...

Posted on: 04 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Investors

Concentration risk at UK hedge funds remains high with the 10 largest firms controlling 38 per-cent of Assets under Management (AuM), according to the latest Hedge Fund Survey conducted by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). 

Posted on: 02 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Operational Risk

An increasing number of hedge fund managers are offering investors co-investment opportunities through special purpose vehicles (SPVs) as the convergence between hedge funds and private equity continues to grow.

Posted on: 01 Jun, 2015
Posted in: Investors

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