Tag Archives: broker-dealer


Capstone Charity Event Raised Over $150,000

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Capstone Global Markets First Annual Charity Day, with participation of the New Jersey Nets, was a success, raising over $150,000 for The Jasper Against Batten Fund. On October 1st, The First Annual Capstone Global Markets Charity […]

New Jersey Nets to Join Capstone Global Markets Charity Event

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The First Annual Capstone Global Markets Charity Day will support research focused on finding a cure to Batten Disease, a rare but fatal neurodegenerative disorder affecting children, October 1st, 2009. The boutique derivatives broker dealer has […]

$8.8 million paid to clients of former financial adviser

The Tribune – The more than $8.8 million judgment awarded to clients of Jeffrey Forrest has been paid, six months after a financial regulatory agency determined that the former San Luis Obispo investment adviser had misrepresented a risky hedge fund […]

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Costas launches boutique bank and a 2nd act

CNN Money – John Costas, who helped make UBS AG into one of the world’s biggest investment banks, wants to build a lasting Wall Street player — and put the 2007 demise of hedge fund Dillon Read Capital Management behind […]

UBS to Pay $200 Million to Settle SEC Charges

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – UBS AG will pay $200 million to settle the SEC charges that the Swiss Bank acted as an unregistered broker-dealer and investment adviser. According to the original compliant, UBS helped certain U.S. individuals to set up […]

Texas Money Manager Charged with $8 Billion Fraud

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Securities and Exchange Commission charged Texas businessman Robert Allen Stanford yesterday along with three of his companies for running a fraudulent $8 billion investment scheme. "We are alleging a fraud of shocking magnitude that has […]

Senate Approves Schapiro as New Head of SEC

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Mary Schapiro, who most recently was the CEO for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, is now the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission.  The Senate approved Schapiro yesterday, a month after being nominated President Barack […]

8th Circuit Rejects Hedge Fund’s Debt Collection Practice

Law.com – The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has become the first circuit in the country to rebuff efforts by a hedge fund to call in a debt based on an alleged technical violation of bond terms in a […]

CSX ‘Welcoming’ Work With Activist Hedge Funds

CNBC – Cramer got a chance Thursday to check in briefly with CSX Chairman and CEO Michael Ward. Ward’s been a regular guest on Mad Money as his company has battled with activist hedge funds fighting to have him ousted. […]

SEC Publishes Text of Rand Report on Investment Adviser

Washington, D.C., Jan. 3, 2008 – The Securities and Exchange Commission has received and posted on its Web site the text of the RAND Corporation’s final report on practices in the investment adviser and broker-dealer industries. The Commission has been […]

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