The new paradigm for hedge funds
UK-based hedge fund management companies could have problems accessing working capital if a provision in the ring-fencing chapter of the Independent Commission on Banking (Vickers report) stands
Asia-Pacific head of flow financing for prime services departs Credit Suisse with Dereke Seeto named as his replacement
Asia Risk awards 2010: Prime brokerage of the year
Cutting counterparty risk has a price tag that might prevent smaller funds from changing their ways, experts fear
Prime brokers have focused on bolstering asset security for clients after billions of dollars of client assets were caught up in the administration of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (LBIE).
Firm proposals for regulating South African hedge funds are due by mid-2010. But some managers question the need for more regulation.
Spurred by new guidelines from the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, investment banks have seized the initiative and are changing the way they conduct prime brokerage and other business with hedge funds.