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Source Launches In The United States

PRNewswire – Source, a global investment firm and one of the fastest-growing Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) providers in Europe, is bringing its distinctive approach, established track record and considerable resources to the U.S. market. The firm’s U.S. launch is spearheaded […]

Norm Champ’s Remarks to the Practicing Law Institute, Hedge Fund Management Seminar 2014

Norm Champ, SEC Director, Division of Investment Management – “I am joined here today by two of my Investment Management colleagues – Dan Townley, who will be discussing the Volcker Rule later this afternoon, and Aaron Schlaphoff, who will be participating […]

Rafferty Asset Management Closing Five Leveraged Exchange-Traded Funds

PRNewswire – The Board of Trustees of the Direxion Shares ETF Trust has decided to liquidate and shutter five exchange-traded funds (“the Funds”) based on the recommendation of Rafferty Asset Management, LLC, the Trust’s advisor. Due to the Funds’ inability […]

UCITS Alternative Index – August 2014 Performance

UAI Benchmarks The UAI Global index progresses by 0.51% in August and is now up 1.12% since the beginning of year. The best performing strategy this month is CTA with a progression of 2.56%. Coming next are FX and Emerging […]

Concept Capital Markets, LLC Joins the Hedge Fund Association’s Global Thought Leadership Council

HFA – The Hedge Fund Association (“HFA”), a leading nonprofit trade and nonpartisan lobbying organization, announced today the addition of prominent prime brokerage firm Concept Capital Markets, LLC to its Thought Leadership Council. Concept Capital Markets joins fellow council members […]

BTIG Launches Chicago-based FX Desk

BTIG LLC, a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking and related brokerage services, announced today that it has opened a new Chicago-based FX desk with the hires of Michael Artim, Brandon Walsh and Chris Karabelas. Since […]

Carne launches new edition of UCITS guide for fund managers

Carne Group has published a new edition of its popular UCITS Guide for Investment Managers. The A5 booklet has proved popular with product development teams seeking practical guidance on distributing funds under the UCITS IV Directive. The new edition of […]

Bruce H. Lipnick to Speak at the Summer NYC VC & Angel Conference

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Soho Loft and VC and Angel Network FundingPost have invited Bruce H. Lipnick, CEO and Founder of Asset Alliance Corporation, CrowdAlliance and Ver-On-Demand to speak in a Crowdfunding Panel at the Summer NYC Venture Capital & Angel […]

High Water Women’s 10th Annual Backpack Drive Delivers 12,300 Backpacks to Children in Need

High Water Women’s 10th annual Backpack Drive will bring together 350 financial services industry volunteers to assemble a record 12,300 backpacks for tri-state area children in need. This year’s drive takes place August 8th through 14th at the New York […]

Mergermarket buys The Hedge Fund Law Report

Reuters – Mergermarket Group, a BC Partners portfolio company, today announced that it has acquired The Law Report Group, the New York-based publisher of The Hedge Fund Law Report and The FCPA Report. The acquisition bolsters Mergermarket Group’s legal and regulatory expertise. The Hedge Fund Law […]

SEC Announces Charges in Scheme to Secretly Enable Lawbreakers to Run Microcap Company

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against four individuals and a microcap company for concealing from investors that two lawbreakers ran the company. According to the SEC’s orders instituting administrative proceedings, the mission of Natural Blue Resources […]

SEC Charges Ernst & Young With Violating Auditor Independence Rules in Lobbying Activities

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Ernst & Young LLP with violations of auditor independence rules that require firms to maintain their objectivity and impartiality with clients. Ernst & Young agreed to pay more than $4 million to settle […]

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