Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Last updated 13 hours ago
Sep 25 2012 | 1:53am ET
For the second time, a hedge fund manager charged with aiding the Thomas Petters Ponzi scheme has pleaded not guilty.
Arrowhead Capital Management founder James Fry entered his plea to new charged brought in July. Fry and Frank Vennes, Petters' chief fundraiser who also pleaded not guilty to the new charges earlier this month, face 31 counts of wire fraud, bank fraud, securities fraud, money laundering and making false statements.
Fry was first charged last July. According to prosecutors, he lied to investors about Petters' default on notes owned by Arrowhead and failed to tell clients about Vennes' criminal past. Arrowhead's chief financial officer pleaded guilty to playing a role in Petters' $3.65 billion fraud in April of last year.
Fry and Vennes are set to go on trial in February.
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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