Philip Halperin, chief risk officer at Alfa-Bank, likens his move to Russia to Alice’s tumble down the rabbit hole into another world. A world where the concept of operational risk did not exist. But...
Bankrupt financial services group Refco has failed to sell its foreign exchange brokerage, and its securities broking arm has been ordered to pay $122 million compensation to a Russian customer.
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A federal judge approved Man Group's purchase of the broking business of the bankrupt Refco financial services group yesterday for $282 million in cash, plus debts. Meanwhile, Refco's former chief executive Phillip Bennett was indicted for eight counts...
Refco is preparing to sell off its futures brokerage to an investor group led by JC Flowers, as it files for bankruptcy protection.
The controversy surrounding Refco has not hindered operations at its futures commission merchant (FCM) subsidiary, according to derivatives exchanges.
The European arm of New York-based financial services firm Refco has hired two brokers to form an over-the-counter (OTC) energy derivatives team. Glen Ward and Andrew Riddell join Refco Overseas in London from US broker Amerex’s London office.
Boston-based private equity group Thomas H Lee Partners (THL) will acquire a majority stake in Refco, a New York-based financial services firm involved in derivatives execution and clearing, as well as a provider of prime brokerage services for fixed...
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.
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