Regulation Press Releases

Global hedge fund industry not 'un-regulated' - AIMA

The global hedge fund industry is not ‘un-regulated’ or lightly-regulated. Hedge fund managers are already rigorously regulated in all the main jurisdictions in which they operate, and significant new regulation is being introduced internationally.

Jan 28, 2011

ICD announces results of client survey on proposed MMF reform options

Institutional Cash Distributors (ICD), the world’s largest independent money market fund portal, announced today the results of a client survey on the proposed Money Market Fund (MMF) reform options presented by PWG’s report.

Jan 10, 2011

Eurex total trading volume at 2.64 billion contracts in 2010

The international derivatives markets of Eurex Group ended 2010 with a turnover of approximately 2.64 billion contracts, compared with 2.65 billion in 2009.

Jan 03, 2011

Stenham joins HFSB's Investor Chapter

Stenham Advisors has joined the Hedge Funds Standards Board’s (‘HFSB’) Investor Chapter. The HFSB was formed with the goal of creating a framework for promoting integrity, transparency, and good governance in the hedge fund industry.

Dec 16, 2010

Former asset manager pleads guilty in Australia

The former director of investment manager Astarra Asset Management Pty Limited (AAM) Mr Shawn Richard has pleaded guilty to two charges of dishonest conduct in the course of carrying on a financial services business and admitted a third charge of making false statements in relation to financial products. The charges had been laid following an investigation by ASIC.

Dec 07, 2010

The IMS Group Announces Investment From Sovereign Capital

The IMS Group (“IMS”), a leading provider of regulatory compliance consulting and integrated business support to the wholesale asset management and securities industry in the United Kingdom, today announces that it is accelerating its planned growth via a majority investment from Sovereign Capital, the UK’s Buy and Build specialist.

Dec 07, 2010

Quintillion Completes SAS 70 Type II

Quintillion Limited today announced the completion of its SAS 70 Type II Independent Service Auditor’s report. The certification was completed by leading big four Accounting and Audit firm Deloitte and Touche and provides verification of independent review and rigorous testing of Quintillion’s internal control environment.

Nov 24, 2010

Liongate Capital Management participates in establishment of Hedge Fund Standards Board Investor Chapter

Liongate Capital Management (Liongate), a fund of hedge funds manager with over US$3bn in assets, has announced its membership and participation in the establishment of the Hedge Fund Standards Board Investor Chapter, a group of hedge fund managers and investors who have come together to help shape best practice within the industry.

Nov 17, 2010

FASB gives hedge funds deferral from consolidated reporting requirements

FASB has agreed to give investment managers of certain mutual funds, hedge funds, private equity funds and venture capital funds a deferral from the consolidated reporting requirements under SFAS no 167, Amendments to FASB Interpretation No. 46(R).

Oct 18, 2010

NYSE Euronext® and Markit in Joint Initiative to Enhance Post-MiFID Market Transparency

NYSE Technologies™, the commercial technology unit of NYSE Euronext and Markit, a leading, global financial information services company, today announced the launch of a joint initiative designed to consolidate data and enhance transparency in the European over the counter (OTC) equity markets.

Jul 01, 2010

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