Monday, 1 September 2014
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Dec 27 2010 | 2:20am ET
GLG Partners has won the right to appeal a ruling that could cost it—and other clients of Lehman Brothers' prime brokerage—billions of dollars.
The U.K. Supreme Court granted the hedge fund, now part of the Man Group, the right to appeal a lower-court ruling from this summer, that would allow clients whose assets were not properly segregated by Lehman Brothers International to share in the pool. GLG and other clients who assets were properly segregated had won an earlier court battle with a ruling that only those clients with properly ring-fenced money should have access to a US$2.1 billion pool for prime brokerage clients.
GLG was opposed, and defeated in the U.K. Court of Appeal, by another hedge fund, CRC Credit Fund.
The Supreme Court also denied a bid by the Lehman estate to appeal another part of the Court of Appeal ruling.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...