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Societe Generale Securities Services (...

Allfunds Bank has hired Simon Shapland to...

More than one in three insurance...

Markit announced the completion of its...

ICAP plc (IAP.L) announces the...

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Multifonds, a leader in investment-fund...

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BNY Mellon has been appointed by...

Euroclear Bank, the Brussels-based international central-securities depository (ICSD), and China...

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has launched a fund distribution hub in Luxembourg to support...

The Government of the British Virgin...

Macfarlanes has launched a gap-analysis tool aimed at buy-side firms for the revised Markets in Financial...

Pioneer Underwriting Limited...

Australia has taken a decisive step...

Managed-futures traders lost 0.17% in May...

The results of the latest Valuations...

Hedge funds were up 0.92% in May,...

Crédit Agricole SA and Société Générale...

Lazard Asset Management (LAM) announced...

The Association of the Luxembourg Fund...

The Association of the Luxembourg Fund...

Simmons & Simmons has unveiled the...

Amundi has announced the appointment of...

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) penalised firms a total of £1.47bn in 2014, according to the...

Goldman Sachs veterans Rob Allard and...

Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. released...

Market expert Tony Buche joins KNEIP and...

Net assets in Irish domiciled funds...

Simon Appleton, Director of Regulatory Consulting at Kinetic Partners, a division of Duff & Phelps...

Trium Capital has launched the Trium...

Man AHL has announced the launch of its new video series, ‘AHL Explains’. The videos explain the...

FINCAD, the leading provider of enterprise valuation and risk analytics for multi-asset, multi-currency...

LCH.Clearnet Limited (LCH.Clearnet), the global clearing house, has selected Societe Generale Securities...

Fairfield, BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research reported that the hedge fund industry took in $950...

Gravitas announced it is appointing Dante...

Pioneer Underwriting Limited announces the launch of its Zero Capital AIFMD Investment Management Insurance...

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Features

HAMLIN LOVELL, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
New hedge fund manager launches are at decade lows, and escalating costs of regulation are blamed. However regrettable this may be, if we widen the definition of seeding...
A REPORT BY EURASIA GROUP AND NIKKO ASSET MANAGEMENT
Over the last 25 years, emerging market equities have outperformed developed market equities by 3.3% p.a. These higher returns came at the expense of substantially higher...
2015 KPMG/AIMA/MFA GLOBAL HEDGE FUND SURVEY
The hedge fund industry is in the midst of a transformation. The growth environment is constantly changing and, as a result, managers have become more focused than ever o...
AREF KARIM, CEO AND CIO, AND ERSHAD HAQ, DIRECTOR OF MACRO RESEARCH, QCM
The word ‘robustness’ in systematic investing is used to describe the resilience of a rules-based strategy to market shocks, except that it is subjective and there is no...
EDWARD GRISSELL, PRIME BROKERAGE SALES, AND JOHN DUCKITT, FINANCING RISK, NOMURA INTERNATIONAL
On 15 January 2015, Nomura Prime Finance hosted an AIMA Hedge Fund Manager Training event. The topic for discussion was the potential impacts of Basel III regulations on...
BLU PUTNAM, CHIEF ECONOMIST AND MANAGING DIRECTOR, CME GROUP
Volatility is back! Depressed for years after the financial crisis of 2008 by zero-rate and quantitative easing (QE) policies of major central banks, markets are again re...
IN CONVERSATION WITH ROD SPARKS
The Hedge Fund Journal spoke to Marc E. Elovitz and Michael L. Yaeger of law firm Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP about the growing need for cybersecurity policies for hedge...
DOUGLAS A. RAPPAPORT, PARTNER, AND CHRISTINA PRUSAK CHIANESE, ASSOCIATE, AKIN GUMP
Uncertainty surrounding insider trading liability and the severe consequences associated with a violation present challenges for legal and compliance personnel in evaluat...
IN CONVERSATION WITH ANTHONY PAYNE, FOUNDER AND CEO, PEREGRINE
Anthony Payne is a corporate and financial communications consultant with more than 25 years’ experience. Prior to founding Peregrine in 2003, Payne was managing director...
HIGHLIGHTS FROM A BRIEFING HOSTED BY EY
A combined CFAUK and CAIA London event was held on 24 March 2015 to discuss GIPS and alternatives. EY kindly hosted the event. Whilst Chatham House rules will often apply...

Reports

Lyxor Weekly Brief - 15 April 2015
A Cost Comparison of Futures and ETFs
Financial Market Indices: Facilitating Innovation, Monitoring Markets

Video

Video
Q&A: Molly Blincow, Murano
Murano's Molly Blincow discusses growing assets under management for funds under increasingly stringent investor demands, the resurgence of CTA macro managers in early 2015, and matching strategies to investor appetites.