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The New Compliance Regime Challenges Analysts

10/25/2011
Most security analysts were trained in an era when ethical issues centered on conflicts.  Now the ethical focus has shifted to information control, which poses new challenges for the analytic ...

SAC and Leerink Swann Under SEC Investigation

10/20/2011
New York, NY – According to an article published by the Wall Street Journal this morning, hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors, and Boston-based investment bank Leerink Swann, are both under ...

Q3 Top Performers

10/18/2011
The research firm with top performing buy recommendations over the three years ending September 30, 2011 was Benchmark Company LLC, followed closely by Market Profile Theorems, according to data collected ...

Roubini’s RGE for Sale

10/14/2011
New York – The news broke out this week that Nouriel Roubini is selling his firm Roubini Global Economics (RGE). Mr. Roubini has not commented yet, but CNBC reports that ...

The Risk List by GMI

10/13/2011
New York – GMI, an independent provider of global corporate governance, ESG and accounting risk ratings and research, has launched “The Risk List”, a report that highlights the companies with ...

Institutional Investor’s 2011 All-America Research Team

10/12/2011
New York – Institutional Investor, an international business publisher focused on international finance, announced its 2011 All-America Research Team. Thirty two firms are listed as “The Leaders” in equity research ...

Legal Insider Information

10/10/2011
New York, NY – Last week, The Wall Street Journal published an article about a former lobbyist who is paid handsomely by hedge funds to share information regarding significant governmental ...

A Consolidated Commission Management Platform becomes a Reality

10/05/2011
New York – Yesterday Markit, a global financial information services company, announced the launch of a commission management platform that will allow buy-side firms to manage and allocate commission credits ...

Bloomberg Tradebook Expands Research

10/04/2011
Bloomberg Tradebook continues to expand its distribution platform, announcing that six new independent research providers have been added, bringing the total to fifteen.  Bloomberg Tradebook’s objective is to build the ...

SIFMA Sets Best Practices for Use of Expert Networks

10/03/2011
New York, NY – On September 29th, 2011 SIFMA released a set of “best practices” to provide guidance to its members on how they might engage expert networks and their ...
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