September 2016
Issue 116

September 2016

MARK D. SCHORR, CROW & CUSHING

The debate that engrossed observers of the equity markets over the application of the dark pool featured in Michael Lewis’s Flash Boys:  A Wall...

HAMLIN LOVELL

The Deal’s and ArrowCon Partners’ Corporate Governance and Activist Investing in Europe event, held in London this month, highlighted how...

IGOR YELNIK

In our 2015 paper, ‘Hypercube in the Kitchen: Reading a Menu of Active Investment Strategies’1 by Gnedenko and Yelnik, we showed how asset...

MARC E. ELOVITZ, BRIAN T. DALY, BRAD L. CASWELL AND CHRISTOPHER S. AVELLANEDA, SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL

On 25 August 2016, the US Securities and Exchange Commission adopted a final rule that amends Form ADV — the filing that investment advisers...

VENEZIANO & PARTNERS AND PRIIPSHUB

PRIIPs is an acronym for Packaged Retail Investment and Insurance Products. It represents a cross sector initiative, affecting asset managers, insurance...

ROTELLA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

On 23 June 2016, the UK electorate voted 51.9% in support of an exit from the European Union. This resulted in significant market turmoil over the following...

E.C. ELBRUS CAPITAL INVESTMENTS

In 2014 and 2015 Russia was given a substantial economic blow following a new oil price shock and the implementation of economic sanctions for its...

HAMLIN LOVELL IN CONVERSATION WITH DR EWAN KIRK, CIO, PARTNER AND CO-FOUNDER OF CANTAB CAPITAL PARTNERS

Hamlin Lovell: What distinguishes Cantab from some other systematic investment managers that GAM might have partnered with?

Ewan Kirk: We now have...

DAVID CALLIGAN, PARTNER AND CHARLOTTE COLLINS, PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT LAWYER, KING & WOOD MALLESONS LLP

The countdown towards the new implementation date of 3 January 2018 has begun, and firms need to be getting to grips with the detail of MiFID II and...

HAMLIN LOVELL

The clearing mandate arrived earlier (2013) in the US than in Europe (2016), but “hedge funds everywhere have been early adopters of clearing for...

JIM NEUMANN, PARTNER AND PABLO URRETA, PARTNER AND HEAD OF RESEARCH, SUSSEX PARTNERS

The global search for uncorrelated returns continues as institutional investors deal with “priced to perfection” fixed income and equity markets...

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