News

Newedge Alternative Investment Solutions has released its latest Snapshot in the AlternativeEdge series...

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for December 2014 measured 5.87%, up from 5.05% in...

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

Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) has announced that its Newedge prime services...

Amundi has announced two recruitments in its emerging market debt department: Esther Law has been appointed...

The next year may be challenging for FX strategies, according to Andrew Woolmer of New Change FX. The...

Foreign financial institutions should be finishing preparations for the 31 December FATCA deadline says Tim...

The first ETF in Europe to be exposed to Floating Rate Notes has been launched by Amundi. The Amundi ETF...

Managed futures gained 2.62% in November according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The...

Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. has announced that it has agreed to a...

New hedge fund launches slowed to conclude the volatile third quarter,...

The UAI Blue Chip lost -0.83% in the last week. With the exception of...

Weakness in the commodity markets is set to continue going into 2015, according to Helal Miah, investment...

Man Group plc has announced that it has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire Silvermine Capital...

Hedge funds gained 0.79% in November, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge....

LMAX Exchange, the UK technology firm, today announced the launch of a matching engine in the Equinix IBX...

Rubicon Fund Management LLP has announced that Charles McVeigh is joining in the new role of chairman....

Recent regulation has done little or nothing to improve stability in the financial services industry,...

The Dim Sum bond market – bonds issued outside of China but denominated in Renminbi (RMB) – will...

Following the strong win by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Japanese General Election, John Vail, chief...

Activists, healthcare, technology and event-driven...

Representatives from the financial services industry’s major firms gathered at the House of Lords...

A combined team of partners and associates from the corporate and finance groups of Ogier’s Cayman...

ML Capital Asset Management Ltd has announced the launch of the MontLake QIAIF Platform, offering a solution...

Kinetic Partners, the financial services advisory firm, has announced the opening of two new offices, one in...

BlueBay Asset Management has hired Giacomo Vignudelli from Eclectica Asset Management. Vignudelli will be a...

Amundi has announced the appointment of Benedicte Rabier as senior product specialist, Amundi Alternative...

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for November 2014 measured 1.13%....

Duet Frontier Fund manager, Hedi Ben-Mlouka, has commented on which frontier markets will benefit most - and...

Key takeaways for the month of November 2014 from Eurekahedge:

  • Hedge funds rebounded from the...

The UAI Blue Chip advanced by 0.38% this week and is now up 0.94% in December. The best performing strategy...

The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index ended November up 1.76%. Global equity markets were positive in...

BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research reported today that the hedge fund industry took in $250...

Newedge, the prime services division of Societe Generale specializing in multi-asset brokerage and clearing...

Commonfund, the investment manager for not for profit investors, has named J.P. Morgan executive Catherine M...

Man Group plc has announced that it has entered into a conditional agreement with Merrill Lynch Alternative...

The rules governing FX markets are "inadequate", according to Andrew Woolmer, managing director of...

Under transitional relief, certain non-US investment funds, including Cayman Islands funds, that qualify as...

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

Features

HAMLIN LOVELL, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
If “AIFMD Depositary Liability” is prefixed with the word “Strict”, it must also be suffixed with the qualifier “for assets which are held in custody”. This umbrella coul...
CHRIS LEONARD, PARTNER, AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD
The first thing I need to do is to apologise for the title of this piece. I think it’s fair to say that describing the implementation of AIFMD as an apocalypse is over th...
RAYMOND O’NEILL, A.R.C. DIRECTORS LTD
My focus today is going to be on funds, but clearly governance applies to all corporate entities or any other type of entity. Good governance practice is something that i...
WILL MORRELL, CONSULTANT, CORDIUM
The FCA are very interested in wholesale markets at the moment, and I think that is reflected in both the thematic reviews of dealing commission and best execution. It’s...
FIONA CARPENTER, EMEIA LEADER, GLOBAL HEDGE FUND SERVICES, EY and JAMES STEWART, DIRECTOR, EY
Why is compensation structuring a hot topic? There have been huge changes in the industry from a commercial perspective since 2008. Investors are asking for different thi...
ACHILLES RISVAS, CEO, DROMEUS CAPITAL GROUP
The recent sharp correction in the corporate bond market, which in mid-October saw the spread on the BofA Merrill Lynch US High Yield corporate bond index jump above 5% f...
STEVE WARD, AUTHOR, TRADERMIND: GET A MINDFUL EDGE IN THE MARKETS
Trading and investing performance occurs at the point where the trader and the market meet, where decisions are made and P&L (profit and loss) is ultimately won or lo...
EXTRACTS FROM TOP TRADERS UNPLUGGED PODCAST EPISODE #039
I think it's fair to say that many people who are involved in the hedge fund industry, and certainly people who are involved in the managed futures industry, are ve...
STEVEN WHITTAKER, SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL
A new regime governing the distribution of non-Swiss funds to Swiss investors comes fully into force on 1 March 2015, when the current transitional period expires. The ne...
JAMES PHELAN, ASSOCIATE, WILLIAM FRY
ESMA published its final report on 28 November 2014, setting out its technical advice to the European Commission as to the content of delegated acts proposed to be adopte...

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Video

Video
A.R.C Directors Ltd
Founder and Managing Director, Alan Tooker, and Raymond O'Neill, Director, talk to The Hedge Fund Journal's contributing editor Hamlin Lovell.