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Merian Global Investors appoints new Chief Executive

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 19:41

Merian Global Investors has announced that Richard Buxton has decided to step down from the role of CEO of Merian Global Investors, and will be replaced by Mark Gregory, subject to regulatory approval. »

Bill Versen, TNS

TNS launches new P2P VPN solution

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 17:56

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has launched a new peer-to-peer (P2P) virtual private network (VPN) solution which it says provides low-cost, secure connectivity to the TNS Secure Trading Extranet. »

Sam Gervaise-Jones, bfinance

Bfinance comments on CMA’s final report on consultants

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 14:33

December saw the UK’s Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) make its final report on its Investment Consultant Market Investigation, studying the relationship between asset managers and consultants in the UK. »

Val Wotton, DTCC

DTCC secures regulatory approval to provide derivatives trade reporting services in Switzerland

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 09:42

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has received regulatory approval from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority to provide trade reporting services in Switzerland via DTCC’s Global Trade Repository service (GTR) in Europe. »

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December was worst month for fund flows since October 2016, says Calastone

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 09:38

High volatility in global markets kept investors away in December, according to the latest Fund Flow Index (FFI) from global funds transaction network Calastone. Investor sentiment remained cautious following continued macroeconomic and political uncertainty. »

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Veteran commercial and securities litigator joins Seyfarth in New York

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 09:16

Seyfarth Shaw has added partner Steven R Paradise to the Litigation department in New York. Paradise joins from Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP, where he was a partner in the firm’s Litigation group in New York.

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Andrew Steel, Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings launches ESG Relevance Scores

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 09:12

Fitch Ratings has launched a new integrated scoring system that shows how environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors impact individual credit rating decisions. 

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Pryor Cashman elects new partner

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 08:38

Pryor Cashman has elected Michael Campoli to the firm’s partnership and promoted Elizabeth Warner, Ross Bagley and Kyle Miller to Counsel, effective 1 January 2019.  »

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Callan appoints head of Alternatives Consulting

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 08:32

Institutional investment consulting firm Callan has appointed Pete Keliuotis, CFA as an executive vice president and the head of the company’s Alternatives Consulting business. »

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Market Synergy goes live with institutional-calibre cryptocurrency connectivity to Bitfinex

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 08:29

Brokers and hedge funds wanting to offer digital assets to their client base can now partner with Market Synergy for institutional-standard cryptocurrency connectivity and security and take a FIX feed or ISP link to Bitfinex’s digital asset gateway. »

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