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HSBC to launch first ETF in Europe

Reuters – HSBC Holdings Plc, Europe’s biggest bank, is to unveil plans to enter into the European exchange traded fund (ETF) market with its first launch, the Financial Times said on Monday. ”We believe our future is linked to indexation […]

SEC Amends Rules to Issue More Subpoenas

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Off-shore hedge fund law firm, Sadis & Goldberg LLP, sent out a letter to their clients announcing that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) appears determined to issue more subpoenas and give people more incentives […]

Newsletter writer’s lawyer seeks dismissal

HeraldTribune.com – An attorney representing newsletter writer Don Rowe, who strongly recommended Arthur G. Nadel’s hedge funds to some investors, is seeking to have a civil fraud suit against his client dismissed. In an Aug. 3 filing in circuit court […]

Thames River plans two credit funds, US foray

Reuters UK – Thames River Capital is hoping to launch two investment grade credit strategies later this year and is looking at how best to target the U.S. institutional market, chief executive Charlie Porter told Reuters. The independent fund house, […]

Fixed income unit boosts BNP Paribas CIB revenues

Boston Globe – French bank BNP Paribas’s revenues from corporate and investment banking nearly doubled in the second quarter as robust investor demand boosted revenues from the bank’s fixed income business unit. BNP Paribas’s CIB revenues totaled 3.351 billion euros […]

Tollgrade posts loss as proxy vote looms

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – In a conference call with analysts yesterday, Joseph A. Ferrara, president, chief executive officer and board chairman of Tollgrade Communications, highlighted the company’s ”transformational activities” during the past quarter, including selling off its cable product line for […]

SEC To Curtail Abusive Short Sales

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – The SEC announced several actions protecting against short sales and make more short sale information available to the public. ”Today’s actions demonstrate the Commission’s determination to address short selling abuses while at the same time […]

Hedge Fund Managers as Registered SEC Advisors

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – ”One of the focal points of the Obama Administration’s Financial System Regulatory Reform Plan is to seek the passage of legislation that would require hedge fund managers (as well as other private fund managers) to […]

Hedging back in vogue among lucrative convertibles

Reuters – Hedge funds stand to make gains from convertible bonds arbitrage again after last year’s huge losses decimated the sector, though improving markets have made the job more complicated. Managers have been using a simple "buy and hold" strategy […]

Lawyer Marc Dreier sentenced to 20 years in prison for $700M hedge fund swindle

New York Daily News – Park Avenue lawyer Marc Dreier was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday by a judge who scolded prosecutors for wanting to jail him for as long as Ponzi swindler Bernard Madoff. "Is the government serious […]

FSA to triple some fines

Reuters UK – Britain’s Financial Services Authority (FSA) plans to triple some of the fines it imposes on financial sector wrongdoers as part of a crackdown on offences such as mis-selling and insider dealing. The bigger fines are designed to […]

Monier lenders approve restructuring deal

Reuters India – Lenders to French roofing company Monier Group have approved a restructuring deal that sees a group of debt investors take control of the company, a source with knowledge of the situation said on Thursday. The deal is […]

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