Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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Dec 1 2006 | 12:55pm ET
John McCarthy, associate director at the Securities and Exchange Commission’s office of compliance inspections and examinations, will leave the agency later this month, according to the Commission. McCarthy is joining an unnamed privately-held proprietary-trading firm with offices in New York, London and Chicago.
McCarthy joined the Commission's staff in 1992 as a staff attorney and became an associate director of OCIE's market oversight unit in 2000. During his tenure, McCarthy supervised and conducted inspections and examinations that involved a wide range of issues including best execution, order handling, research analyst conflicts, market-timing and late-trading, fixed-income trading, floor trading and ATS compliance.
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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