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The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry body, has published...

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for August 2014 measured 4.19%, up from 3.15% in July....

The UAI Blue Chip index progressed by 0.47%  for the week ending 20 August 2014. The best performing...

Newedge has announced the performance for its suite of hedge fund indices for the month of July. Commodity...

Carne Group has published a new edition of its popular UCITS Guide for Investment Managers. The A5 booklet...

100 Women in Hedge Funds (100WHF), a non-profit organisation for professionals in the alternative...

Common Sense Investment Management, LLC (CSIM), an independent, privately-held investment manager, have...

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for July 2014 measured -0.37%. Hedge...

CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals, has announced that of 26,882 candidates...

SEI has announced four independent board members for its recently-launched new series trust, The Advisors...

Investors are finding it harder to find value, according to research released by the CFA Society of the UK (...

Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM), the institutional asset management arm of Lombard Odier Group, has...

Old Mutual Global Investors had a very strong first half of 2014. Funds under management reached...

The second part of a CFA Institute study - Financial Crisis Insights on Bank Performance Reporting -...

Kinetic Partners has released research showing that in 2013, market abuse...

Key points from the latest “Early View” from FRM, Man Group’s $16.7 billion...

Aberdeen Asset Management has successfully launched and obtained seeding...

Software AG and Adaptive Consulting have announced the formation of a strategic partnership. Matt...

London, 1 August 2014 – Sub-investment grade corporate credit specialist Alcentra Limited...

Newedge, the multi-asset brokerage and clearing house, has announced the performance for its suite of hedge...

The Central Bank of Ireland has published on 28 July 2014 a formal consultation on loan origination which...

Comment from Steve Slessor, managing director at Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services: “The US Foreign Account...

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) in Luxembourg has been mandated by Bedrock to provide custody,...

AnaCap Financial Partners LLP, the specialist European financial services private equity firm, together with...

On 25 July 2014 JCI Capital announced the launch of its JCI FX Macro UCITS Fund. The fund is he UCITS...

The Cayman Islands Tax Information Authority (Cayman TIA) issued the first official version of the Cayman...

A team from the Computer Science Department of University College London (UCL), led by visiting professor...

In response to the AIFMD rules coming into effect today, Grant Lee, asset management director at PwC,...

The implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is incomplete and...

Carne Group has opened a new office in the Channel Islands. Joining Carne as Managing Director responsible...

Assets under management (AUM) grew to CHF 274 billion, an increase of CHF 20 billion, or 8%, since the end...

New research by BNY Mellon highlights a compliance shortfall among alternative investment funds (AIFs) on...

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has appointed David Painter as Head of Trustee and Depositary...

Managers of sub-threshold Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) are giving in to AIFMD, despite its costly...

Despite mixed returns, hedge funds grew assets under management by $105.6 billion in the first half of 2014...

State Street Corporation has announced that it has been selected by Blackstone Alternative Asset Management...

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) has been granted Affiliate Membership of the International...

Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM), the asset management arm of the Lombard Odier Group, has launched...

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Features

TILLMANN SACHS, CHONG IT TAN and ROBERT TIONG
Many CTAs and other money managers use correlation in time series analysis in their daily work to derive investment decisions on asset allocation, risk and money manageme...
JOANNA BLACKBURN and JENNIFER MILLINS, MISHCON DE REYA
The Supreme Court recently handed down its much anticipated judgment in the case of Clyde & Co LLP and another v Bates Van Winkelhof. In determining that members of L...
JAMES OUSSEDIK, COUNSEL and JEREMY LEGGATE, ASSOCIATE, SIDLEY AUSTIN LLP
In part fuelled by scandals and significant cases over the past few years (those relating to Madoff and Weavering, for example), managers are by now well used to engaging...
OLE ROLLAG, MANAGING PRINCIPAL, MURANO SYSTEMS
We all know about successful consumer marketing. So why should the asset management world be any different? These days, what you are – the most experienced, or most techn...
Q&A with BILL PREW, CEO, INDOS FINANCIAL and SHANE BRETT, CEO, GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES
With the end of the AIFMD transitional period on 22 July approaching, The Hedge Fund Journal spoke to Shane Brett, CEO of Global Perspectives, a consultant to the alterna...
ANDREW HENDERSON and GREGORY BRANDMAN, EVERSHEDS
In the same week that the recast Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID 2) and its companion Regulation (MiFIR) were published, the Market Abuse Regulation (MA...
MARK BROWNE, DECHERT
The use of established third-party platforms has become increasingly popular for asset managers launching UCITS-compliant funds in recent years. The indicators are that t...
GFIA RESEARCH INSIGHTS, JUNE 2014
A cover of The Economist newspaper this month points out that Japan is changing. Regular readers of our research will know that this has been GFIA’s thesis for several ye...
BEVERLY CHANDLER
Maples Fund Services (MFS) experienced a period of intense growth in assets under administration (AUA) in 2013, with the most recent Global Custodian Hedge Fund Administr...
KATE WORMALD, OESA
The European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) implements, within Europe, the mandatory clearing of certain OTC derivative contracts through a framework of central...

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Video

Video
Interview with Rob Mirsky
KPMG's global head of hedge funds discusses the joint AIMA/KPMG survey which investigates how much hedge funds are spending to comply with new regulations.