Friday, 28 November 2014
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Oct 24 2007 | 7:44am ET
Piper Jaffray thinks hedge fund Vermilion Capital Management’s strategy is a little too familiar, and it’s not laughing. The Minneapolis-based investment bank has sued the founders of Vermilion—who just happen to be a quartet of Piper veterans—for stealing trade secrets.
Piper alleges that David Nicoski, Joseph Jasper, Shelley Moen and Scott McClure stole proprietary information about its technical research products, filing suit for misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract and civil theft, HedgeFund.net reports.
Vermilion, founded two years ago and based in Edina, Minn., has denied the allegations and says that the foursome is cooperating with Piper.
Nov 4 2014 | 9:45am ET
Data management is important to every business, but for hedge funds, it is critical. FINalternatives recently asked Peter Sanchez, CEO of Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, how fund managers can deal with the demands of managing data while at the same time remain transparent and abide by operational best practices. Read more…
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