Monday, 22 September 2014
Last updated 26 min ago
Jul 2 2013 | 2:24am ET
The Securities and Exchange Commission has named two new top cops to patrol the hedge fund and private equity beats.
Julie Riewe and Marshall Sprung will lead the asset-management unit of the SEC’s enforcement division, the agency said yesterday. Both have worked at the unit since its launch in 2010 and have served as deputy chiefs since May of last year.
Riewe and Sprung succeed Bruce Karpati and Robert Kaplan, who left the agency earlier this year and last summer, respectively.
In addition to hedge funds and private equity firms, Enforcement’s asset-management unit also oversees mutual funds and separate account managers.
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.