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SEC Proposes FAIR Act Rules to Promote Research Reports on Investment Funds

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today proposed rules and amendments that would promote research on mutual funds, exchange?traded funds, registered closed-end funds, business development companies, and similar covered investment funds. The proposal would reduce obstacles to providing research on […]

SEC Charges Brokerage Firms and AML Officer With Anti-Money Laundering Violations

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced charges against broker-dealers Chardan Capital Markets LLC and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Financial Services LLC (ICBCFS) for failing to report suspicious sales of billions of penny stock shares. Broker-dealers are […]

SEC Charges Three Former Healthcare Executives With Fraud

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced fraud charges against three former Constellation Healthcare Technologies Inc. executives who falsified financial and other information they provided to a private firm in the course of negotiating the private firm’s acquisition of […]

SEC Charges Owner of Alternative Investment Firm in Belize Airport Financing Scam

(HedgeCo.Net)The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged the owner of a Manhattan-based alternative investment firm with misappropriating close to $6 million in investor funds earmarked to finance the construction of an international airport in Belize. The SEC’s complaint alleges that […]

SEC Charges Brokerage Firms and AML Officer With Anti-Money Laundering Violations

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced settled charges against broker-dealers Chardan Capital Markets LLC and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Financial Services LLC (ICBCFS) for failing to report suspicious sales of billions of penny stock shares. Broker-dealers […]

Charges Filed in Alleged $34-Million International Stock Manipulation Scheme

(HedgeCo.Net) Charges have been filed against four individuals for their roles in a fraudulent scheme that generated nearly $34 million from unlawful stock sales and caused significant harm to retail investors. According to the SEC’s complaint, the defendants manipulated the […]

How Social Media is changing the Hedge Fund Industry

(HedgeCo.Net) With more 15,000 competitors, the hedge fund industry is extremely competitive. Many institutional investors are contacted by thousands of managers a year, meeting with a few hundred, have follow up meetings with fifty, and ultimately allocating to two. In […]

Fraud Charges Filed Against Texas-Based Municipal Advisor, Owner for Lying to School District

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a registered municipal advisor and its owner with defrauding a south Texas school district in connection with multiple municipal bond offerings. The SEC’s order instituting proceedings found that in connection with three […]

Hedge Fund Adviser Charged With Deceiving Investors by Inflating Fund Performance

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it has charged New York-based investment adviser Premium Point Investments LP with inflating the value of private funds it advised by hundreds of millions of dollars. The SEC also charged Premium […]

Hedge Fund Firm Charged for Asset Mismarking and Insider Trading

(Hedgeco.Net)The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the hedge fund advisory firm Visium Asset Management LP has agreed to settle charges related to asset mismarking and insider trading by its privately managed hedge funds and portfolio managers. Separately, the firm’s […]

Alleged $85 Million Ponzi Scheme Shut Down

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced the unsealing of fraud charges against a Mississippi company and its principal who allegedly bilked at least 150 investors in an $85 million Ponzi scheme. The defendants agreed to permanent injunctions, an […]

New Investor Protection Search Tool is Launched

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced the launch of an additional online search feature that enables investors to research whether the person trying to sell them investments has a judgment or order entered against them in an enforcement […]

SEC Launches Additional Investor Protection Search Tool

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced the launch of an additional online search feature that enables investors to research whether the person trying to sell them investments has a judgment or order entered against them in an enforcement […]

SEC Shuts Down $85 Million Ponzi Scheme and Obtains Asset Freeze

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the unsealing of fraud charges against a Mississippi company and its principal who allegedly bilked at least 150 investors in an $85 million Ponzi scheme. The defendants agreed to permanent injunctions, an […]

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    Today, May 25, 2018 : Permalink

    (Hedgeweek) The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) has conducted one of the largest co-ordinated series of enforcement actions by state and provincial securities regulators in the United States and Canada to crack down on fraudulent Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), […]

  • London’s Luxury Homes Lure Hedge Fund Cash
    Today, May 25, 2018 : Permalink

    (Bloomberg) Developers like building luxury London homes. Their bankers would rather they didn’t. Traditional lenders are charging more for loans or declining to offer money at all after a boom in prime properties ended and left builders with a record […]

  • Ex-Carmignac and Zadig Pros Prep European L/S Firm
    Today, May 25, 2018 : Permalink

    (Hedgeweek) Two former Zadig Asset Management pros are launching a European l/s equity hedge fund, HFMWeek has learned. Vincent Steenman and Kevin Guillot are readying London-based Sata Capital, which will run a fundamental, concentrated portfolio. Sata’s Cayman-domiciled fund will be […]

  • Hedge Fund Returns Flat Since End Of March??
    Today, May 25, 2018 : Permalink

    (Hedgeweek) The latest monthly hedge fund brief from Lyxor highlights that hedge fund performance since the end of March has been flat, according to several benchmarks. The industry has deleveraged during the market turbulence in February and March and has […]



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