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RBC to Pay $2.5 Million for Proxy Statement Violations

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that RBC Capital Markets LLC has agreed to a $2.5 million settlement for causing materially false and misleading disclosures about its valuation analysis in a proxy statement for Rural/Metro Corporation’s sale in […]

SEC Adopts Amendments Providing Access to Data Obtained by Security-Based Swap Data Repositories

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted amendments to a rule that would require security-based swap data repositories to make data available to regulators and other authorities, allowing them to share information and more effectively oversee the security-based swap […]

SEC Obtains Asset Freeze in Case of Investor Funds Stolen for Shopping Sprees

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an asset freeze it has obtained against three men who aren’t registered to sell investments and allegedly went on lavish shopping sprees with more than $5 million raised from investors to purportedly […]

Six Major Costs of Starting a Hedge Fund

(HedgeCo.Net) Beyond designing an investment strategy is the important task of setting up your firm infrastructure, and that includes how to budget the costs of starting your hedge fund. To outline cost estimates of what it takes to start a […]

SEC Charges Stockbroker and Friend With Insider Trading

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a stockbroker and his friend with participating in an insider trading scheme to profit in advance of two major announcements out of a pharmaceutical company. The SEC alleges that Paul T. Rampoldi […]

Former Professional Football Player Charged With Running $10 Million Fraud

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Merrill Robertson Jr., a former player for the Philadelphia Eagles, with defrauding investors, including coaches he knew from his time playing football for the Fork Union Military Academy and the University of […]

Private Fund Administrator Charged With Gatekeeper Failures

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that a firm providing administrative services to private funds has agreed to pay more than $350,000 to settle charges that it failed to heed red flags and correct faulty accounting by two […]

SEC Halts Ponzi Scheme Aimed at Middle Class

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged two California men and their investment firm with operating a Ponzi scheme as they purported to specialize in serving middle-class investors and securing exorbitant returns by investing in hot pre-IPO stocks. The […]

Agile Fund Solutions expands team in Southern California as industry specialists join their hedge fund CFO business.

(HedgeCo.Net) “Southern California presents a major opportunity for Agile. Greg is a veteran player in the SoCal market and has overseen hedge funds and family offices across all size scales,” said Vincent Calcagno, CEO. “Coupled with Andi’s experience serving hedge […]

SEC Obtains Asset Freeze in Case of Investor Funds Stolen for Shopping Sprees

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an asset freeze it has obtained against three men who aren’t registered to sell investments and allegedly went on lavish shopping sprees with more than $5 million raised from investors to purportedly […]

Five whistleblowers receive more than $26 million,

(HedgeCo.Net)— The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced a whistleblower award of more than $17 million to a former company employee whose detailed tip substantially advanced the agency’s investigation and ultimate enforcement action. The award is the second-largest issued by […]

State Street Allegedly Misled Custody Clients About Prices for Foreign Currency Exchange Trades

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that State Street Bank and Trust Company has agreed to pay $382.4 million in a global settlement for misleading mutual funds and other custody clients by applying hidden markups to foreign currency […]

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