Basel III

Bloomberg Hedge Fund Start-Up Conference 2013: Key Points

Hedge fund managers of the pre-crisis mould typically needed little more than a Bloomberg terminal and a rudimentary office to attract the attention of investors.

Posted on: 29 Nov, 2013
Posted in: Launches

US Bancorp Fund Services acquires Quintillion

US Bancorp Fund Services is to acquire Quintillion, the Ireland-based fund administrator, as mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the sector continue.

Posted on: 21 Nov, 2013

Basel is quietly putting re-hypothecation down

All the most intractable problems in the securities lending industry lie on the demand side.

Posted on: 11 Nov, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

LCH’s director of public affairs explains Basel III

LCH’s director of public affairs Rory Cunningham explains the Basel III framework and what it means for banks and central counterparty clearing houses (CCPs).

Posted on: 18 Sep, 2013
Posted in: Video Features

Multi-strategy managers likely to bolster treasury operations as PB financing costs grow

Large, multi-strategy hedge funds are bolstering their treasury operations as prime brokerage financing costs continue to grow, it has been said.

Posted on: 20 Aug, 2013
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Proposed central bank rules could prompt drastic shrinkage of the repo market

A research note from J.P. Morgan makes unusually alarming reading for any fund managers whose strategies make use of leverage.

Posted on: 05 Aug, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

T+2 provides prime brokers with another reason to terminate a client

Being terminated by a prime broker, unceremoniously or otherwise, can sound the death-knell for a hedge fund. If the principal counter-party no longer wants the business, it is a signal that no one else should either.

Posted on: 29 Jul, 2013
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

AIMA warns EU and US regulators on overlap in OTC derivatives reform

AIMA, the hedge fund industry association, has urged US and EU architects of OTC derivatives reform to avoid regulatory conflicts and overlap.

Posted on: 28 May, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Managed accounts to be given boost by Solvency II

Solvency II and Basel III will be instrumental in the growth of managed accounts, according to the CEO of Infrahedge, the State Street backed managed account platform.

Posted on: 08 Apr, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Review of 2012: Part four

Here is COOConnect’s final instalment of its four-part review of 2012.

Pooling NAV crackers

Posted on: 19 Dec, 2012
Posted in: Investors


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