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GDPR Compliance: Google Data Protection Fiasco Highlights Major Liability Risks

If Google Is Having GDPR Privacy Compliance Issues, Where Does That Leave Other U.S. Firms With Less Sophistication And Fewer Resources To Pay Fines?...

GlobalData says : Despite Potential To Offer Security To Investors, Cryptocurrencies...

Cryptocurrency is one of the hottest topics in financial services and a source of much debate. Even though most agree that the blockchain technology...

How To Create An Effective Investment Portfolio

When it comes to investment, the options often seem limitless, especially given the sheer amount of active markets around the world which it is...

Investors are going to dump UK assets ahead of Brexit talks

Investors are increasingly likely to dump UK assets between now and the start of the Brexit negotiations, affirms the boss of one of the...

The Jackson Hole Economic Symposium: A Review

The Jackson Hole Economic Symposium: A ReviewThe Jackson Hole Economic Symposium is an annual conference sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City,...

Global Economic Outlook 2016: some key facts for investors

Written by Paula Newton and Fidan AliyevaThe markets have been changing recently as problems with China have been having a significant impact on the...

The cryptocurrency evolution

Cryptocurrency is advancing full speed ahead. It is now considered an established type of currency rather than a passing fad. Bitcoin in particular has...

Financial Regulation and the Hedge Fund Industry Part 1

This article has been written with the help of several sources including Wikipedia, the Financial Times, the Handbook of Hedge Funds by Francois-Serge Lhabitant,...

Investors Remain Positive on Private Equity Outlook

Investors Remain Positive on Private Equity Outlook“The institutional community remains confident in the ability of alternatives assets industry to help them meet their return...

What Opportunities for Hedge Funds in China?

“It’s ‘totally miraculous’ what the country (China) has done so far. I would have not believed a country of that size could move so...

Act ’40 Liquid alternatives growing faster than hedge funds

'While '40 Act alternatives are still a small part of the overall US mutual fund industry, their asset base is growing rapidly, especially compared...

Hedge Funds Realigning With the Changing Environment

Fundamental shifts are taking place in the hedge fund industry, according to a recent survey by KPMG together with AIMA and Managed Funds...

Hedge Fund Assets Hit $2.17 Trillion

The EurekaHedge report for February 2015 appeared earlier this week and showed strong growth for the industry in the opening months of 2015. According...

2015 Outlook: Private Debt as Alternative Investment

After the financial crisis in 2008, the traditional lenders such as banks had to struggle hard to comply with new guidance from regulators on...

Which Hedge Funds to Invest in 2015

Finding the best hedge funds is a challenge. Many funds can have high fees. Finding out information about them is hard as they can...

World’s Top 10 Hedge Funds

Investors seeking high returns with no concern for the risk involved have the perfect investment channel: hedge funds. Hedge funds pool money from different...

Regulation Systems Compliance and Integrity

In March 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed new rules designed to strengthen the technology infrastructure of certain participants in U.S. securities...

Why Institutional Investors Should Act Like Owners

During and after the recession, most of the blame was placed on bankers and brokers. But one community escaped the blame. It is true...

What If Google Had a Hedge Fund?

A hedge fund uses treasure troves of data and an almost infinite amount of speculation to help investors make extraordinary profits. With a range...

Top VCs and How to Learn from Their Investments

Venture capital funding is on the rise, especially considering the recent boom this year. VC hit an all-time high in the first quarter of...

Guide to Research on Hedge Funds: Part 5: The Differences between...

Sometimes people use the terms hedge funds and mutual funds interchangeably, which is incorrect as they have some marked differences between them.  First, let’s...

SEC Fines Former Hedge Fund Manager $358 Million

 A former hedge fund manager has been ordered to pay more than $358 million in a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) lawsuit that charged...

Guide to Research on Hedge Funds: Part 4 Hedging Your Bets:...

Funds of hedge funds: An Alternative Investment StrategyFunds of hedge funds are an alternative investment strategy whereas the investment portfolio consists of a number...

Focus on the positives arising from AIFMD for asset managers

Before too much longer, asset managers will be able to market non- EU funds to qualified EU investors under AIFMD passport rules Like much of...

Hedge Fund Association

The Hedge Fund Association is an international organization, which was founded in 1996 and is a nonprofit organization in nature. It is a lobby...
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