BlueCrest to return $8bn to investors as it turns into family office

Michael Platt’s firm blames fee pressure and cost of hiring talent for shock move

Manager alarm over CFTC access to source codes

US regulator goes beyond Mifid II rules on algo trading

News round-up: Commodities-focused Edesia to close Singapore office

Move will see four staff dropped; LTCM founder launches wealth management service and more …

SEC names new director to oversee cross-border regulation

Katherine Martin joins regulator’s Office of International Affairs

Calstrs invests $500m in AQR and Graham Capital

$192bn pension increases existing mandates with CTAs

Millennium hires ex-Cordium consultant

Rikesh Gandecha joins London office of Izzy Englander’s firm as compliance analyst

Oslo-based platform Sector adds Asymmetric AM

Norwegian manager adds first global macro fund to its roster

Agecroft Partners acquires boutique marketer Alta Via

Founder Andrew Feldman responsible for European operations

DE Shaw fined for short-selling violations in South Korea

Hong Kong-based subsidiary discloses $13,000 fine in updated SEC Form ADV brochure

Old Park Capital takes on SI8 strategy

Systematic trading model run by Shinichiro Ikoshi and Paul Condon to launch in December

Tages Capital hires ex-F&C pro

Ed Morse appointed sales director to focus on UK and Northern Europe

Trium COO leaves to join Maverick-backed Westray

Neil Cowhig to be Westray COO as Trium hires ECM’s Rob Galione

News round-up: Stone Milliner’s macro fund hits $5bn AuM mark

Railpen reduces hedge fund holdings; Jeff Emmanuel launches hedge fund

Ex-Deephaven pro readies event-driven Ucits

Neil Tofts registers Mygale; plans to use ML Capital’s MontLake platform

OTS Capital launches Asian l/s equity Ucits fund

Asia Opportunity Ucits Fund hosted on MontLake Ucits platform

Fairtree Capital soft-closes long/short equity fund

South African asset manager reserves future capacity for investors

News round-up: Ledbury files injunction to halt MPI take-over

Galena AM CEO to leave; Solo Capital Partners closing amid Danish fraud probe; and more…

NFA coffers swell despite fee cut

Annual review reveals net income of $17m in FY 2015