SEC turns up the cyber-security heat

A new risk alert and recent fine shows the regulator is expecting the sector to get serious on cyber crime prevention

20 for 2016: The launches tipped to succeed

HFMWeek takes a look at the biggest prospects for next year

Get Ready For A Taping Revolution

Mifid II will usher in new recording requirements that firms have yet to wake up to

The future of Mauritian hedge funds

Island preserves tax efficient structures for now, but what about the longer term?

London keeps calling

Deloitte’s UK hedge fund leader Chris Farkas is positive on the future for “diversified asset managers”

5 HFMWeek breakfast takeaways: How the Ucits Landscape has evolved post-AIFMD

Sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which manages $2.6bn on its Ucits platform, talking points included the rationale for launching a liquid alts product, questions around due diligence and domicile.

5 HFMWeek breakfast takeaways: SEC offers guidance on cyber-security

Key points discussed including governance, risk assessment and vendor due diligence

Third Point ruling sparks calls for reporting reform

Managers want “outdated rules” changed

The regulators going hedge fund native

HFMWeek research highlights the large numbers of ex-regulatory individuals walking through the revolving door to work for hedge funds

Aberdeen targets “global leader” role in liquid alts

Head of alternatives Andrew McCaffery is bullish on global macro but staying away from distressed debt

Winton’s new frontier

Behind the scenes of David Harding’s latest project Winton Technology Ventures

What sort of cash management questions are investors asking?

Hedge funds are increasingly looking for cash alternatives amid the regulatory crackdown on bank balance sheets.

25 years of Aima: How it has evolved and what the future holds

A quarter of a century into its existence, HFMWeek talks to the organisation’s chiefs past and present

Dutch pension reforms a potential boon for hedge funds

New rules set to come into force in January could allow shared management of pension assets and pave the way for greater hedge fund investing

5 HFMWeek breakfast takeaways: Raising seed capital

Pre-deal negotiations between emerging managers and seed providers dominated the agenda at HFMWeek’s September US breakfast briefing

5 HFMWeek breakfast takeaways: Extending the passport and AIFMD one year on

Key AIFMD issues range from passport extensions to reporting problems and reverse inquiry grey areas

Plug and play or independence: What are your options? 

As the launch environment gets tougher, there are a number of routes to take

LLP V Co: UK tax changes are muddying the waters

Recent policy changes mean there are a number of new factors to consider when looking to launch or restructure your firm