Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Jul 21 2010 | 10:53am ET
Fresh from his victory over the Securities and Exchange Commission in a major hedge-fund insider-trading case, derivatives salesman Jon-Paul Rorech has found a new job.
Rorech, who had worked at Deutsche Bank before being charged with passing confidential tips to a Millennium Partners hedge fund manager, will join UBS next month, Dow Jones Newswires reports. He’ll serve as a managing director in the firm’s head fund credit sales department.
Rorech and former Millennium manager Renato Negrin were cleared last month by a federal judge, who ruled that the “inside tip” Rorech provided Negrin was actually public information. It was the SEC’s first insider-trading case involving credit default swaps.
The SEC is reportedly considering an appeal of that verdict.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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