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Ogier’s ‘Evolution of Offshore Investment Funds’ Seminar

PR Inside – “Hedge fund managers naturally seek international as well as national investors. To continue to do so in today’s evolving regulatory environment, managers are likely to need to establish operations in the EU for EU domiciled investors, in […]

Sam Jones named Hedge Fund Correspondent at Financial Times

Journalism.co.uk – The Financial Times has appointed Sam Jones as hedge fund correspondent. In his new role, Jones will be in charge of covering the global hedge fund industry. "Hedge funds are in a state of crisis: they are hugely […]

In Advising US, BlackRock Thrives in Uncertain Times

The Ledger – The financial crisis has ravaged many a Wall Street giant, but it has also produced a handful of winners. BlackRock, a money manager that is much admired but little known outside financial circles, is fast emerging as […]

Hedge fund Bridgewater mulls US toxic asset plan

Reuters – Bridgewater Associates Inc, one of the world’s biggest hedge-fund managers, said on Tuesday it might be interested in participating in the U.S. Treasury’s public-private investment program, calling it a "big transfer of money from the government to the […]

Breakingviews.com Europeans Favor Regulating ‘Shadow Banks’

New York Times – Hedge funds and the rest of the so-called shadow banking system are almost certainly going to face more regulation. But governments should not try to supervise them directly; instead, it would be far more productive for […]

Suspected NYSE insider trading rose in 2008

Reuters – Suspected insider trading cases reached an all-time high last year, driven less by hedge funds and more by pillow talk between relatives and friends, the head of surveillance at the New York Stock Exchange said on Wednesday. In […]

From convention donor to bailout seeker

Los Angeles Times – Financial giants and other large firms now being bailed out by the government spent millions underwriting the Democratic and Republican conventions last summer, just weeks before coming to Washington seeking multibillion-dollar handouts. The big donors included […]

Short selling ban upsets hedge funds

ninemsn – The corporations watchdog has extended a ban on covered short selling in the local equities market by at least another month because market conditions continue to be difficult. But a group representing hedge funds, which are high volume […]

Forex Market Platform Launch By Avalon

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Avalon Capital Holdings Corporation, and its wholly owned subsidiary, Traders Development LLC, announced that it has initiated alpha testing of its proprietary ECN system. The Avalon ECN is a liquidity aggregator, which takes the best […]

Retail access to hedge funds: Yes or no?

FierceFinance- Hedge fund regulation is a hot topic right now. But we’ve heard only a little about that perennial issue: whether retail investors should be allowed more–or less–access to funds. Current proposals, driven by the credit crunch, would make it harder […]

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