UK FSA's Hedge Fund survey and Hedge Fund as Counterparty survey find systemic risk low, but it does offer limited warnings
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
Hedge funds in the US have until July 21 to register with the SEC but Citigroup says over a third of the larger funds have not yet done so.
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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Proprietary traders moving from banks to Hong Kong hedge funds has helped the industry turn a corner, say hedge fund market participants, and an SFC hedge fund report indicates the industry is bouncing back in Asia.
Stephen Diggle, co-founder of defunct Singapore hedge fund Artradis, which closed after incurring losses of $700 million, will re-launch an Asian long volatility fund under his new vehicle Vulpes Investment Management in May.
Artradis was one of Asia’s most successful hedge funds until it hit difficulties in 2009 and 2010 that resulted in losses of $700 million and culminated in its closure in late February. But the fund’s co-founder says error of judgement and a lack...
FM Capital - a UK hedge fund with ties to Libya - gets HM Treasury licence to keep trading, but dealers are wary
New chief risk officer joins as broker plans move into asset management and retail
Improved corporate governance in Asia could lead to greater institutional demand for the region's hedge funds
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.