Regulating alternative data

As European regulators grapple with how to supervise this growing part of the sector, there are calls for some legal clarity around big data usage


How much you know is fast becoming as important as the decisions you make, if not more so. Finding ‘alpha’ in a competitive and difficult investment landscape is more and more dependent on making best use a unique knowledge base underlying investment strategies. And yet despite hedge funds’ ‘insatiable lust’