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Asiatic derivative OTC markets, toward a marginalization of the US big players?

OTC markets amount for  693 trillions dollars yearly in transactions; after the last crisis, this colossal market known  for its long-date shadiness has drawn the  attention of the regulators. 870 more words

Financial Regulation

Did the Other Shoe Just Drop? Big Banks Hit with Monster $250 Billion Lawsuit in Housing Crisis

For years, homeowners have been battling Wall Street in an attempt to recover some portion of their massive losses from the housing Ponzi scheme. But progress has been slow, as they have been outgunned and out-spent by the banking titans. 1,219 more words

Tyrannical Government

Eurosif’s 2012 Procurement Report: Investors Increasingly Auditing Supply Chain Sustainability

An interview with François Passant, Executive Director of Eurosif, the European Sustainable Investment Forum

What are the critical points investors should know about this report? 979 more words


Terra Capital's Bruce Batkin: An Exit Strategy for Every Loan

Bruce Batkin and his colleagues at Terra Capital Partners are “not loan to own,” the seasoned mezzanine lender says emphatically, using the industry-speak for firms that lend with the hope of taking control of a property. 1,931 more words

Presentation: Effect of Dodd-Frank Act on Hedge Fund Performance - at European Financial Management Association - 2014 Annual Conference - Rome Italy


2014 Annual Conference

June 25 – 28, 2014

University of Rome Tor Vergata – School of Economics


Dear colleagues and friends of the European Financial Management Association (EFMA), 17,392 more words

Investment Funds

As Cyber Attacks Grow in Frequency and Sophistication, Directors Need to Focus on Oversight of Cyber-Risk Management

Since I first wrote about the risk from cyber attacks over a year ago (see “Senior Management and Board Members Need to Focus on Increasing Risks from Cyber Attacks” 1,859 more words


US Decline Series: Financial sector health makes US a sound investment

The US regulatory response to the crisis has resulted in a stronger market and equipped the US to deal with future crises. This GRI series challenges the myth of the American decline. 757 more words