Monthly Archives: December 2010

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US consultant charged with insider trading

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Federal prosecutors charged a California consultant at an ‘expert network’ firm with allegedly passing inside information about two technology groups to hedge fund traders Continue reading

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The bond is back – Financial Times

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The bond is backFinancial TimesBestinvest's own data suggest absolute return funds fared even worse. “The hedge fund, or rather absolute return sector, which had been the source of many …and more » Continue reading

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British Universities Eye Hedge Fund Seeders – FINalternatives

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British Universities Eye Hedge Fund SeedersFINalternativesThe UK's second-largest pension fund is dipping its toes into hedge fund seeding. The £30 billion Universities Superannuation Scheme plans to invest in a … Continue reading

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Opalesque Exclusive: Activist hedge fund Laxey settles Implenia dispute with CHF1m – Opalesque

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Opalesque Exclusive: Activist hedge fund Laxey settles Implenia dispute with CHF1mOpalesque… the legal arm of the Swiss Federal Department of Finance closed its investigation in an ongoing dispute between Laxey, a UK activist hedge fund group, … Continue reading

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Opalesque Exclusive: UK FSA Code will not require majority of hedge funds to … – Opalesque

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Opalesque Exclusive: UK FSA Code will not require majority of hedge funds to …OpalesqueThe final Code now shows that the FSA has introduced a 'tiered' proportionality test; that most UK-based hedge fund managers and UK affiliates of US-based … Continue reading

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Top Stories: Business and Finance – Bloomberg

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Top Stories: Business and FinanceBloombergEx-Stark Managers' Hedge Fund Grows 14-Fold After 21% Return Beats Rivals 7. Bank of America Loses Bid to Stop MBIA Using Statistics in Fraud Lawsuit 8. … Continue reading

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Fund managers see value in UK equities – Reuters UK

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Fund managers see value in UK equitiesReuters UKLONDON (Reuters) – British fund managers upped their exposure to UK equities during December, buoyed by hopes of bumper dividends from …and more » Continue reading

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CORRECT:FSA Consults On New Ucits Rules To Boost Flexibility In Europe – Wall Street Journal

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CORRECT:FSA Consults On New Ucits Rules To Boost Flexibility In EuropeWall Street JournalInterest in Ucits has been boosted over the last year as a number of large US hedge funds have joined their European counterparts in adopting these …and more&nbs… Continue reading

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FSA Consults On New Ucits Rules To Boost Flexibility In Europe – Wall Street Journal

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FSA Consults On New Ucits Rules To Boost Flexibility In EuropeWall Street JournalInterest in Ucits has been boosted over the last year as a number of large US hedge funds have joined their European counterparts in adopting these …and more » Continue reading

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UK court clears up legal queries in hedge fund sector – Cayman News Service

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UK court clears up legal queries in hedge fund sectorCayman News Service(CNS): A decision by the Privy Council has according to local lawyers clarified some sticky issues for the hedge fund industry created by a court of appeal … Continue reading

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