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Sep 1 2011 | 12:01pm ET
Diamondback Capital Partners and a former hedge fund manager at the firm have settled Securities and Exchange Commission charges stemming from insider-trading allegations against the latter.
Greenwich, Conn.-based Diamondback, which says it was never accused of any wrongdoing, agreed to pay $1 million in illegal profits it earned on Anthony Scolaro's trades. Scolaro pleaded guilty last year to participating in the Galleon Group insider-trading ring; that guilty plea led to Diamondback's offices being raided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in November.
That raid, in turn, has contributed to more than $1 billion in redemption requests.
Scolaro settled the civil charges against him for $203,400.
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 ...