Buy-siders ready themselves for Solvency II

Solvency II will apply capital requirements, heightened governance and risk management standards, and regulatory reporting obligations to insurance firms from the start of 2016, we take a deeper look into the new regulation and how it will affect hedge funds and asset managers.

UPDATED: China suspends circuit breaker

China’s Securities and Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has announced it has suspended its recently introduced circuit-breaker system.

SEC recommends rule change for accredited investors

A US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) staff report has issued recommendations which could tighten up the qualifying criteria for accredited investors and their ability to invest in private fund vehicles such as hedge funds or structured products.