Sushil Wadhwani, CEO of Wadhwani Asset Management, is named outstanding contributor to the European hedge fund industry. Michael Hintze of CQS collected the lifetime achievement award
Funds managed by Brevan Howard and BlueCrest may not be classed as financial counterparties under Emir, by virtue of their offshore management companies
Vincent Craignou moves to Brevan Howard, Gavin Wells takes responsibility for CDSClear, and Thomas Poppensieker takes Deutsche risk role
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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The amount of regulation hitting the hedge fund industry could put the brakes on development, stifling innovation and raising the barrier to entry for new managers too high, say risk managers
The combination of Brevan Howard’s expertise and operational infrastructure with the active management of a portfolio concentrate on emerging market fixed income has proved successful.
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Panellists at Risk Europe, held in early April in Brussels, claim banks are demanding much higher levels of collateral from hedge funds today, reducing a source of systemic risk
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.