Monthly Archives: July 2010

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FSA unveils tough pay and bonus code

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The FSA is broadening the scope of its pay code to more than 2.500 financial services companies to comply with EU legislation that introduced some of the world’s toughest restrictions on bankers’ bonuses Continue reading

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Challenging half at RAB Capital

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Hedge fund managers said hopes of pressing on with recovery had been dampened with pre-tax loss of £3.3m Continue reading

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EFG in hedge funds writedown

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The Swiss private banking group wrote down the value of its holdings in Marble Bar Asset Management and in CM Advisors after big outflows of funds. Continue reading

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Hedge fund B&G faces French insider trading charge – Telegraph.co.uk

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Hedge fund B&G faces French insider trading chargeTelegraph.co.ukThe charges are the latest in a run of insider trading allegations among hedge funds. The UK's Financial Services Authority (FSA) has said it is … Continue reading

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Banks face lawsuits over alleged Ponzi scheme

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Investors who lost millions in an alleged German Ponzi scheme are threatening legal action against Barclays, HSBC and Rabobank, alleging that the banks may have acted irresponsibly Continue reading

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Liongate Capital: Transparency Is Good For The Hedge Fund Industry – FINalternatives

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AllAboutAlpha.com (blog)Liongate Capital: Transparency Is Good For The Hedge Fund IndustryFINalternativesThat's something that European investors – you know, pension funds in the UK and the Netherlands and elsewhere – desperately need because t… Continue reading

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US SEC’s Schapiro:Working Closely W/FSA On Hedge Fund Reportng – IMarketnews.com

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CPI FinancialUS SEC's Schapiro:Working Closely W/FSA On Hedge Fund ReportngIMarketnews.com… reform and has been working with the UK's Financial Services Authority on reporting requirements for hedge funds, Chairman Mary Schapiro said Tuesday…. Continue reading

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Boutique boosts international range – Fund Strategy

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Investment WeekBoutique boosts international rangeFund StrategyMartin Currie's UK Growth fund will also merge into its Global portfolio. As a result Jeff Saunders, a UK equity manager, will leave the business, …Martin Currie to launch retail hedg… Continue reading

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A Somewhat Late Call to ‘Go East’ – Wall Street Journal (blog)

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A Somewhat Late Call to 'Go East'Wall Street Journal (blog)Kynikos Associates founder Jim Chanos and British hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry are two well-known hedge fund managers who have decided to short China. …and more » Continue reading

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Martin Currie’s surviving UK equity fund fears income concentration – Citywire.co.uk

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Investment WeekMartin Currie's surviving UK equity fund fears income concentrationCitywire.co.ukWatson's open-ended UK equity income fund is now becoming a global fund. This is partly in response to his desire to provide investors with a more …. Continue reading

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