Legal implications of US elections cause uncertainty for multinational employers

As the political and economic implications of the 2016 US presidential elections begin to become clearer, multinational employers in the financial sector should consider some of the potential legal implications of the Trump presidency on both sides of the Atlantic.

Sovereign institutional investors keen to increase securities lending

Sovereign institutions are considering expanding their commitment to securities lending to increase returns and help alleviate what they perceive as a threat to liquidity in the financial markets.

Global post-trade industry set for major changes

Regulatory and market changes are having a major impact on the global post-trade industry as regulators focus on risk and competition, says a report by research and consulting firm Celent.

Whistle blowing hedge fund managers face tough choices and different rules

Since Lehman Brothers fired Matthew Lee in 2008 for whistle blowing, global financial regulatory authorities have made a great deal of noise to encourage those who speak out about wrongdoing.

Pressure mounts on fees after Calpers pulls out of hedge fund investment

Hedge funds are facing increasing demands for more transparency and pressure on fees in a changing business environment, according to Raymond Mouhadeb, US general counsel at Lombard Odier.

Hedge Fund Association warns SEC against raising investor net worth limits

Plans to raise minimum net worth requirements for accredited investors will damage business growth and not protect investors from making inappropriate investments, says the Hedge Fund Association (HFA).