Alternative investment management association (aima)
Hedge funds should be compared with the most relevant asset class and it may make more sense to examine the success of a particular strategy in relation to bond performance rather than equities
With a February 12, 2014 deadline for derivatives reporting looming under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation, (Emir), is the buy-side prepared?
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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Eleven EU states have agreed to implement a harmonised financial transaction tax, due to begin in January 2014. The tax has a huge extraterritorial reach, posing serious questions about its impact on Asia
Hedge funds are adopting policies supporting socially responsible investing. It is possible for them to adhere to such principles, helping them attract capital from a new set of investors
Of all the derivatives asset classes destined for central clearing, the outlook for foreign exchange has arguably been subject to most change over the past 12 months – and clearing house offerings have reflected that. Initially, central counterparties...
UK regulator worried heavy handed rules will drive hedge funds out of Europe, depriving supervisors of information on their European activities
The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) has gone on the offensive, introducing several initiatives aimed at forestalling wide scale global intervention in the hedge fund industry.
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.