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  • The comprehensive policy was developed through a partnership with a Lloyd's Cover Holder and Financial Services Syndicate and Iron Cove Partners.

Hedge funds and private equity offered insurance cover

Iron Cove Partners, a US insurance brokerage specialising in the needs of the alternative asset management community, has launched a policy for hedge funds.

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.

Hedge funds increase equity holdings in Q2 as they near all-time lows for stock holdings number

Hedge funds continued to shed equity positions in the second quarter, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence quarterly hedge fund tracker.

MFA and Aima join forces to criticise proposed SEC rule on derivatives use by hedge funds

The Managed Funds Association (MFA) and Alternative Investment Management Association (Aima) have raised concerns over a notionally based leverage limit in registered funds, including hedge funds.

Finra proposes new registration rule for algorithmic traders

The US Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Finra) is proposing a rule to register traders responsible for the design, development and modification of algorithmic trading strategies.

US regulators set out supervision and examination priorities for 2016

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Finra) have announced their 2016 examination priorities, targeting new areas and on-going concerns.

SEC report on August 2015 flash crash disappointing with no quick fix offered

The recently published Securities and Exchange Commission's report on the August flash crash leaves markets in the dark about possible solutions, says Themis Trading co-head of equity trading Joe Saluzzi.

US private equity companies charged $20bn in hidden fees over 20 years

Private equity firms charged hidden fees totalling $20bn over 20 years to companies in the US while some of their partners sat on or controlled the company’s board of directors, says a study.