Posts tagged with ‘regulation’

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Boris tries to save london’s first place!

September 6, 2009

Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, said he was “encouraged” on Wednesday after he took his fight against proposed EU regulation of hedge funds and private equity to Brussels.

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Singapore Offshore Banking

July 20, 2009

Here is a good piece I found on mrxpat.com about law, regulation and banking in Singapore… Singapore has double taxation treaties with more than 40 countries, including Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. . This makes it an interesting place to set up a holding company. . A European entrepreneur who brings his business in a […]

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Future hedge fund regulation in the EU and its impact on Hong Kong and Singapore fund managers

July 12, 2009

On 30 April 2009 the European Commission, the executive body of the 27 Member State European Union (EU), published the final text of a draft EU Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (Directive). The Directive, once passed, will bind all Member States of the EU and will require national legislation to be passed by Member […]

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London Mayor: Hedge Fund might leave London for Singapore

July 9, 2009

I know, it sounds like a tabloid headline but basicaly not too far from the truth Mayor warns EU not to strangle world’s premier financial centre The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, today called on the Government to help him resist the EU Commission’s dangerous plans to regulate financial services. He fears that the plans […]

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China: the risk of Selling Foreign Exchange Derivatives Under Control

July 8, 2009

The People’s Bank of China, the central bank, recently made an investigation on derivatives operation of six domestic commercial lenders. They included Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC, SHSE: 601398, and SEHK: 1398), Agricultural Bank of China (ABC), Bank of China (BoC, SEHK: 3988 and SHSE: 601988), China Construction Bank (CCB, SHSE: 601939, and […]

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New Views of the Hedge Fund Industry…

July 7, 2009

From our good friends at State Street, here comes their latest report on the Hedge Fund world. Two major trends are emerging in the hedge fund industry with far-reaching impacts: a migration among the maturing hedge fund industry to third-party administration, custody and specialized services, and the most comprehensive reconsideration of financial regulations in generations. […]

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MAS Releases Investigation Findings on the Sale and Marketing of Structured Notes Linked to Lehman Brothers

July 7, 2009

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has completed investigations into the sale and marketing of structured notes linked to Lehman Brothers.

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Hedge Fund Regulation: Singapore 2009

July 5, 2009

Hedge fund managers/advisors Regulation Authorization requirements and process Most of the hedge fund managers operating in Singapore restrict their fund management activities to not more than 30 qualified investors and are therefore exempted from licensing. However, should the fund manager decide to market a fund to retail investors, the fund manager will have to obtain […]

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Betting on the the best performance for 10 years?

June 30, 2009

It is not just about green shoots anymore…Hedge funds will likely deliver their best first-half performance in a decade, as investors renew their faith in the sector in the wake of last year’s disastrous losses. According to Hedge Fund Research (HFR), the Chicago-based research firm that compiles daily statistics on performance, Hedge funds worldwide returned […]

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Don't Blame Hedge Funds!

June 24, 2009

A really good article from the New York Time… I thought you might find it interesting: By MELVYN KRAUSS Published: June 24, 2009 When President Obama unveiled his financial regulation plan last week, a collective sigh of relief was heard throughout the U.S. financial community. The “regulation overkill” many feared on Wall Street had not […]

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Hedge funds leaving the EU?

June 22, 2009

The Sunday Times reported that a group of London’s largest hedge funds, which between them manage £120 billion of assets, led by industry body the Alternative Investment Management Association (Aima), will this week meet to discuss the EU’s draft directive aimed at curbing the activities of hedge funds and private equity.

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Soros sees green shoots…

June 22, 2009

Billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros said the worst of the global financial crisis is over, and called for new international regulations to maintain open markets.