Day: 11 February 2020

Hedge Fund Association Adds Two

The Hedge Fund Association (HFA), a not-for-profit lobbying organisation, has appointed two to its board of directors in Josh Stone, legal and compliance advisor, and Mark Shaw, UK regional co-director. US-based Stone is principal and founder of FundsLawyer in Florida, while Shaw is a partner in the investment funds practice group of Wildgen, a Luxembourg […]

Reilly Leaves State Street

James Reilly has left State Street Global Markets (SSGM), where he was a senior managing director and global head of Currenex. Prior to joining SSGM in September 2017, Reilly was at Cantor Fitzgerald in New York, where he was senior managing director and global head of FX sales and trading. Reilly had been with Cantor […]

Arrest Made as CFTC Files Charges over Digital Assets Scheme

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has announced the filing of a civil enforcement action in New York against defendants Q3 Holdings and Q3 I, and their principal, Michael Ackerman, for allegedly fraudulently soliciting over $33 million to purportedly trade digital assets and misappropriating a substantial portion of that total. In a separate action, the US Attorney’s […]

TickTrade Bolsters European Sales Team

TickTrade Systems, a provider of SaaS trading, global payments and analytics solutions for financial institutions announces the appointment of James Cusack as managing director of European Sales. Cusack has over 15 years of experience in financial market sales roles. Most recently, he was global head of sales for Caplin Systems, based in London. Prior to […]

FMSB Appoints Rich as General Counsel

The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB), a standard setting body for the global wholesale fixed income, currencies and commodities (FICC) markets, today announces the appointment of Chris Rich as general counsel. Rich will join FMSB on 1 April from Linklaters, where he is a managing associate in the Financial Regulation Group. He is currently on […]

Insch Kintore Strategy to Backbone New Fund

The Insch Kintore fund, which has, since inception, earned a total net return of +88.45%, with an average rolling 12 month net return (49 observations) of +16.21% (net of management and performance fees), has been selected by Linear Investments in its new appointment as investment advisor to Bermuda-based Rudolf Wolff Insch Kintore, Rudolf Wolff will […]