Wednesday, 1 October 2014
Last updated 13 min ago
Mar 29 2011 | 12:48pm ET
Top hedge fund executives have won a reprieve from the U.K.'s new registration system.
Set to go into effect on May 1, the Financial Services Authority has been forced to delay the newly-widened approved persons program due to technical problems. Issues with regulator's online notifications and applications system have made the FSA unable to accept and process applications.
The FSA did not set a new registration deadline, but promised to give firms two months' notice, HFMWeek reports.
Under the FSA's expanded approved persons scheme, top executives with "significant influence controlled functions" will have to register. The regime will also cover U.S.-based executives at hedge funds with U.K. offices.
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…
High frequency trading is not evil, it is not a conspiracy and it really is not new; it is the natural evolution of the professional trading community making markets, providing liquidity and hopefully...