Thursday, 2 October 2014
Last updated 22 min ago
Jun 7 2007 | 11:22am ET
Mark Conway, who duped investors out of some $20 million via his market-timing shop Groundswell Partners, was sentenced to seven years in prison last month, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Last October, Conway pleaded guilty to 13 counts of mail and wire fraud in connection with a scheme in which he defrauded approximately 50 investors.
Conway’s seven-year stint in the big house is to be followed by three years of supervised release, a $1,300 special assessment fine and payment of restitution in the amount of $20 million.
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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