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How Much Longer?

02/15/2011
New York – The insider trading investigation entered a new phase in February as the focus shifted from suppliers of inside information, mainly centered on expert network Primary Global Research ...

Integrity Research Associates Hires Compliance Expert

02/14/2011
Susan Mathews, former Senior Counsel in SEC’s Enforcement Division, will review the compliance practices of research firms New York – Integrity Research Associates LLC announced Monday that Susan Mathews, the former ...

Ticonderoga Said to Buy Soleil

02/11/2011
New York – Bloomberg Businessweek reports today that Ticonderoga Securities LLC, the New York-based broker-dealer started in 2009, has reached a preliminary agreement to buy independent research firm Soleil Securities ...

Socially Responsible Indices by MSCI

02/11/2011
New York – MSCI announced this week that it will consult with the investment community on the potential building of MSCI Global Socially Responsible Indices. This initiative aims to support ...

New Compliance Tool: Pliers

02/09/2011
New York  –  U.S. prosecutors moved closer to their reported target, hedge fund SAC Capital, with the arrest of two portfolio managers formerly employed by SAC.  The complaint also names ...

Putting Money Where Your Mouth Is

02/08/2011
New York – John Del Vecchio, a forensic researcher with previous stints at CFRA and Behind the Numbers, recently launched a novel new investment vehicle, a short-only actively managed ETF, ...

SEC Files Charges in Insider Trading Probe

02/07/2011
New York, NY – Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed civil securities fraud charges against four consultants and two former employees of expert network, Primary Global Research, for ...

Green Ops for PE

02/04/2011
The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and Ernst & Young LLP launched the pilot phase of Green Ops for PE, a program that assesses corporate sustainability metrics within private equity portfolios. ...

Worth the Postage?

02/03/2011
New York – In a letter to investors sent at the end of January, SAC Capital’s Steve Cohen assured his investors that he does not expect any losses or costs ...

Investorside Members Day Postponed

02/02/2011
New York, NY – Due to the inclement weather in much of the northeast, Investorside has decided to postpone its annual Members Day conference that was originally scheduled for Thursday, February ...
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