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Cyber-crime awareness increasing beyond CTOs amid regulatory scrutiny

Awareness of cyber-crime at fund managers is moving beyond chief technology officers (CTOs) and IT personnel with a growing number of portfolio managers and other senior executives taking a growing interest.

Posted on: 03 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Technology

Publicly accessible CIMA database of directors still a long way off

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) is still some way from creating an accessible database identifying the fund boards on which directors sit on.

Posted on: 03 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Who is afraid of central bank settlement of mutual fund trades?

One positive thing that can be said in response to the old adage that nothing good happens between execution and settlement is that settlement is the only aspect of the modern investment management industry that remains untouched by regulation.

Posted on: 31 Mar, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Regulated alternatives likely to surge and target DC plans, says SEI

SEI has become the latest service provider to prophesise a surge in regulated alternatives, while stating defined contribution (DC) pension plans could be ideal targets for such products.

Posted on: 11 Jun, 2013
Posted in: Investors

SEC and CFTC compromise “likely” on marketing and advertising restrictions for non-registered CPOs

The SEC and CFTC are likely to reach a compromise on marketing restrictions imposed on hedge funds claiming an exemption to CFTC registration, lawyers have said.

Posted on: 07 Jan, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Review of 2012: Part two

Here is the second of COOConnect’s four part review of 2012.

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Posted on: 18 Dec, 2012
Posted in: Investors

AIFMD will lead to greater convergence between hedge funds and long-only vehicles

Two thirds of industry professionals with more than $16 trillion in Assets under Administration (AuA) believe AIFMD will accelerate the convergence of long-only investment vehicles and hedge funds, according to a

Posted on: 10 Sep, 2012

SEC votes in favour of proposal to scrap ban on hedge fund advertising and marketing

The SEC has voted 4-1 in favour of proposing a rescission of the ban on general solicitation and advertising for hedge funds. However, hedge funds must take reasonable steps to ensure investors are accredited.

Posted on: 30 Aug, 2012
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