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James Williams, Hedgeweek

Cybersecurity threat to hedge funds requires closer communication between legal and IT teams

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 12:18

By James Williams – Global law firms need to work closely with hedge funds to improve their cybersecurity risk management by identifying at-risk assets and coming up with a legal risk mitigation response.  »

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CRYEX to establish crypto currency exchange and clearinghouse

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 18:30

A new start-up in digital currency, CRYEX, has filed an application with the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen) to become one of the world’s first regulated crypto currency clearing organisations.  »

Lena Ng, Intralinks

Cybersecurity: A global legal perspective

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 17:30

On Wednesday 22 April, the House of Representatives passed a new cybersecurity bill – the Protecting Cyber Networks Act (PCNA) – to allow file sharing between government intelligence agencies and private companies and raise the overall awareness of hacking.  »

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Elsen offers asset managers high performance computing in the cloud on Amazon Web Services

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 06:00

Elsen is leveraging the cloud infrastructure from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to accelerate processing of complex time-series calculations for institutional investors. »

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IDB Bank selects FolioDynamix Wealth Management Technology Platform

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 15:00

IDB Bank has selected the FolioDynamix wealth management technology platform, which will provide the firm with a single interface and unified processes for proposal generation, research, investment model management and trade order management.  »

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Macquarie selects SunGard’s Fox River for US electronic trading

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 09:00

Macquarie Securities, the institutional equities arm of Macquarie Group, has selected SunGard’s Fox River Execution Solutions electronic trading software and infrastructure in the US.  »

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Capital Advisors Group selects Linedata to address compliance workflows

Tue, 12/05/2015 - 20:00

Capital Advisors Group has implemented Linedata Compliance for its institutional separate account business. »

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NRI adds new functionality to I-STAR back-office solution

Tue, 12/05/2015 - 09:00

Nomura Research Institute has added new functionality to the I-STAR securities back-office solution for wholesale brokerage firms.  »

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Lock up the front door: cybersecurity perspectives of FoHF managers

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 09:37

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  »

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Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC adopts Omgeo ALERT

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 18:30

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC Private Limited (GIC) has adopted Omgeo ALERT, a web-based global database for the maintenance and communication of account and Standing Settlement Instructions (SSIs). »

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DTCC’s Omgeo’s ProtoColl links with GlobalCollateral’s Margin Transit Utility

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 11:00

The Depository Trust & Clearing (DTCC) is linking its front-end collateral management system Omgeo ProtoColl with GlobalCollateral’s Margin Transit Utility (MTU), a straight through processing solution for the settlement of margin obligations.  »

Beverly Chandler, AlphaQ

The rise and rise of Fintech

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 10:00

Beverly Chandler (pictured) reports on Accenture’s latest annual survey on this fast growing sector… »

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Cybersecurity: Walking a tight rope between transparency and control

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 11:02

Trevor Chisholm, Director of Alternative Investments at Intralinks has appeared in a new video on Asset TV. The interview discusses how managers can achieve transparency whilst still maintaining control.  »

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Institutional investors adopting LinkedIn and other social media platforms for investment information

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 08:03

Social media is joining traditional financial news media as a key source of information used by institutional investors in their investment processes, according to a new study from Greenwich Associates. »

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BI-SAM launches BI-SAM GO

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 14:00

BI-SAM has launched BI-SAM GO, a flexible solution providing asset managers with daily and transactional performance and attribution analytics, plus high-quality cleansed and validated data, via a flexible, secure web-based platform.  »

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CNP Assurances uses SimCorp Dimension to optimise management financial assets

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 16:30

CNP Assurances has implemented a "front-to-back-office" platform built on the SimCorp Dimension system. »

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Bondcube fixed income trading platform goes live

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 19:00

Bondcube, the fixed Income trading platform, is now live in Europe and the US, offering full match, negotiation and trading functionality for all to all bond trading. »

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Confluence adds performance calculation and risk analytics to Unity Performance solution

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 14:00

Confluence has enhanced its flagship Unity Performance solution with the addition of options for institutional portfolio returns and performance analytics. »

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E*TRADE launches Apple Watch app

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 09:00

E*TRADE Financial Corporation is to launch an app for the Apple Watch on 24 April, 2015. The app will deliver essential market data in an engaging and simple format to help investors and traders keep a watchful eye on the markets and their portfolios.  »

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Eze Software Group expands commission management offering

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 10:30

Eze Software Group, a premier provider of global investment technology, has made several enhancements to its commission management offering.  »

Cloud derivatives

Cloud derivatives

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 11:59

James Williams meets the Derivitec team who showcase how best to manage derivatives risk through the cloud… »

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Societe Generale Securities Services enhances offering in Germany

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 15:00

Societe Generale Securities Services has enhanced its administration and accounting service offering for direct investments.  »

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Nasdaq to power digital currency marketplace for Noble Markets

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 21:30

Noble Markets is to implement Nasdaq's X-stream trading technology for the company's soon to be launched digital currency marketplace.  »

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Volante Technologies releases Volante Designer Version 5.1

Mon, 23/03/2015 - 16:30

Volante Technologies, a global leader in the provision of financial messages and data integration, validation and processing software, today announced the release of Volante Designer Version 5.1.   »

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Eze Software enhances portfolio management system

Fri, 20/03/2015 - 13:00

Eze Software Group has completed a series of enhancements to its portfolio accounting and reporting system, Tradar PMS, improving asset class coverage across instruments and regions.  »

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Wall Street Associates chooses Archer

Fri, 20/03/2015 - 12:30

Wall Street Associates, an institutional investment manager located in La Jolla, California, has chosen Archer's technology platform and operations team to service the firm’s investment management business. »

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Clarient Entity Hub goes live

Thu, 19/03/2015 - 11:00

Clarient Entity Hub, a new service designed to simplify client data and document management, is now live and operational with five of the world’s leading banks and asset managers inc »

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Novus announces updated hedge fund overlap matrix for investment managers

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 13:30

Novus, a portfolio analytics and intelligence platform that helps institutional investors analyse their portfolios, has released an updated Hedge Fund Overlap Matrix, a free interactive tool that allows users to access public holdings data.  »

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BNY Mellon automates loan documentation process for investment managers

Tue, 17/03/2015 - 11:00

BNY Mellon is introducing a service that enables investment managers trading bank loans to automatically transmit loan trade documents to BNY Mellon through secure online channels.  »

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Trading Technologies to connect to Nasdaq energy futures

Thu, 12/03/2015 - 13:30

Trading Technologies (TT) is to introduce connectivity to Nasdaq Futures (NFX), the exchange group's US-based designated contract market (DCM), on day-one of trading through both its TT and X_TRADER platforms.  »

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Special report
Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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AlphaQ – April 2015

AlphaQ – April 2015

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 10:00

The hunt for diverse streams of alpha is intensifying, and skill-based risk-adjusted returns are the Holy Grail for all investment managers. Global Fund Media (GFM) brings you AlphaQ, a bi-monthly compendium of investment ideas, skill and talent across all asset classes, and a network of the best asset management talent... »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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