Wednesday, 3 September 2014
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Feb 10 2009 | 12:30pm ET
Not wanting to become the Securities and Exchange Commission of the north, the Ontario Securities Commission is cracking down on hedge funds.
Canada’s largest provincial financial regulator launched a review of hedge fund compliance last week, the Financial Post reports. It is seeking information from hedge fund managers about their service providers, portfolio composition and valuation, retail customers and the last year-and-a-half of inflows and outflows. The OSC also wants to know about any exposure that Ontario’s hedge funds might have to Bernard Madoff’s alleged Ponzi scheme.
The regulator has told hedge funds to turn the information over by Feb. 20.
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…
The twin debacles of MF Global and PFG have damaged the reputation of the futures industry demanding an examination of customer protection rules. New rules are being implemented, which will add cost a...