MiFID II research costs will disproportionately impact smaller managers

Requirements under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) stipulating fund managers must pay for research through their management fee as opposed to equity commissions will adversely impact smaller firms.

Posted on: 27 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Bloomberg facing growing scrutiny

The dominance of Bloomberg over the fund management industry and Wall Street more broadly could be coming to an end amid a host of challenges to its historic stranglehold.

Posted on: 21 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Technology

Buy-side should adopt real-time compliance for employee use of chat-rooms

Fund managers have been advised to adopt real time compliance procedures when monitoring employee use of chat-rooms.

Posted on: 30 Apr, 2014
Posted in: Operational Risk

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

FCA indicates clampdown on research costs at asset managers

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) intends to crack down on asset managers’ use of client trading commissions on research costs.

Posted on: 30 Oct, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Market data could fall under FCA's scrutiny on expenditure

Hedge fund managers could be forced to pay for market data feeds such as Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters through their management fee rather than offsetting the costs to the fund following ever greater scrutiny from the UK’s Financial Conduct Author

Posted on: 03 Oct, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

CFTC chairman says swaps reform deadlines for US person hedge funds won't be delayed

Hedge funds are unlikely to be given any extension to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) October 9 deadline for complying with mandatory clearing of certain interest rate and credit default swaps, recordkeeping and reporting require

Posted on: 19 Sep, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Hedge funds advised to ask Bloomberg on potential data privacy breaches

Hedge funds have been advised to seek reassurance from Bloomberg that they have not been subject to any data privacy breaches in light of revelations that the company’s journalists had inappropriate access to terminal data.

Posted on: 22 May, 2013
Posted in: Operational Risk

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
Posted in: Technology

Bloomberg Start-up Hedge Fund Conference London 2012: Key Points

Bloomberg Hedge Fund Start-up Conference 2012


$2.19 trillion      -      Total capital invested in global hedge fund industry (Hedge Fund Research)

Posted on: 29 Nov, 2012


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