Tag Archives: securities-and-exchange

Northern Trust Named Best Overall Hedge Fund Administrator

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Northern Trust has been named the Best Overall Hedge Fund Administrator by HFMWeek in the magazine’s inaugural U.S. Service Provider Awards. The awards recognize companies that have outperformed their peers during 2008-2009 and demonstrated financial progress, […]

Hedge fund walls off 2 accused inside traders

Reuters – New Castle Partners LLC, a hedge fund swept up in the biggest insider-trading scandal in years, said co-founder Mark Kurland has taken a leave of absence and that Danielle Chiesi, a consultant, is no longer associated with the […]

SEC And Manhattan DA Investigate Southridge Capital

Forbes – Southridge Capital Management, a Ridgefield, Conn., hedge fund firm run by Stephen Hicks that primarily employs an investment strategy known as PIPEs, is under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission and Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau. The […]

Hedge Fund Manager Goldstein Loses ‘Freedom of Speech’ Case in Massachusetts

Securities Industry News – Hedge fund manager Philip Goldstein, who successfully curbed the Securities and Exchange Commission’s attempts in 2006 to regulate hedge funds, has lost a “freedom of speech” case against the state of Massachussetts. A Massachussetts court on […]

Former hedge fund manager ordered to pay $500,000

South Florida Business Journal – A federal court judge has ordered former hedge fund manager Michael Lauer to pay a $500,000 civil penalty. The order was issued Aug. 17, but only announced in a Securities and Exchange Commission news release […]

US and UK regulators agree to work together on hedge funds

Daily Telegraph – The Financial Services Authority has agreed to work with the Securities and Exchange Commission the leading US financial regulator in an effort to better regulate the work of crossborder hedge funds. The City watchdog has agreed with […]

Key elements of the Obama financial overhaul

AP – The Fed would gain power over big firms whose failures could traumatize the system. Previously unregulated hedge funds, private-equity firms and investment advisers would have to register with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All the regulators would force […]

Blistering report faults SEC for Madoff misses

Reuters – U.S. securities  regulators missed “numerous” red flags that may have led to  Bernard Madoff’s $65 billion Ponzi scheme and never did a  “thorough and competent” probe despite complaints dating to  1992, a federal watchdog has concluded. The U.S. […]

Ahead of the Bell: SEC, CFTC to ‘harmonize’ rules

MSN – Two agencies with oversight of the financial markets are trying to coordinate their regulations to eliminate differences involving similar types of investments and instruments. The Securities and Exchange Commission, the government’s primary markets watchdog, and the Commodity Futures […]

Ex-Aether Systems CEO David Oros launches hedge fund

Baltimore Business Journal – Former Aether Systems CEO David Oros has launched a $3 million hedge fund called Global Domain Vector Fund LLC, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. Oros is managing director and chief administrative officer of […]

BofA shares jump after exec, hedge fund buy shares

The Associated Press – Shares of Bank of America shot up Thursday as a new executive at the bank, as well as a prominent hedge-fund manager, decided to place big bets on the company by buying up blocks of shares. […]

Report: Pequot Capital Management, founder Samberg receive SEC Wells notices

News1130.com – The Securities and Exchange Commission is continuing its investigation of possible insider trading involving hedge fund Pequot Capital Management and its founder Arthur Samberg, according to a letter to investors obtained by The Wall Street Journal. The SEC […]