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  1. Hedge funds ‘cannot be too paranoid' on reputational risk

    Jenny Afia is a partner at London-based law firm Schillings. A head start can often be gained by identifying the risks to reputation in advance in order to mitigate the threat. As every hedge fund manager knows, where there's money there's...

  2. Beneficial ownership of assets under scrutiny in divorce

    Deftly skirting around the long-established principle that a company's assets belong to the company and not to the shareholders of the company, the Supreme Court invoked the principles to trust law to find that the companies were in reality...

  3. US bilateral margin rules: a hit parade of horrors

    Maybe it will end up being close enough that there won't be additional brain damage, but it clearly increases work," says one partner at a law firm in New York. It's unnecessary, and it creates the potential for a real increase in counterparty risk...

  4. AIFMD: hedge funds reported to be struggling with reporting

    It is for this reason that many alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs) have chosen to outsource regulatory reporting to their fund administrator as it will house much of the data that must be included in the report, although ultimately the...

  5. Conflict of interest: banks call for unity on Eonia

    The contract works perfectly well without an obligation to pay negative interest and it is not self-evident that negative interest should be payable," says Simon Firth, a partner in the capital markets team at law firm Linklaters in London.

  6. Taiwan compels life insurers to offer longer-dated products

    These products are not guaranteed and are instead intended for earning quick cash," says Hung-Lieh Liang, director of the banking and financial law practice group at PwC Legal in Taipei. In order to help this process, Taiwanese authorities...

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  7. The Journal of Risk (16.6)

    In the first paper in this issue, "A Fourier approach to the computation of conditional value-at-risk and optimized certainty equivalents", Samuel Drapeau, Michael Kupper and Antonis Papapantoleon make use of the Fourier transform technique to...

  8. Google Censorship Ruling in Canada Has Worldwide Implications

    A Google spokesperson drew attention to the fact that the injunction would result in "imposing Canadian law around the world". Law professor Michael Geist wrote: Yet the B.C.court adopts the view that it can issue an order with global effect.

  9. Google, Facebook, Microsoft & Others Join Forces to Fight NSA Spying

    Currently, requests made under the US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) cannot be published by law. Google has since begun encrypting all of the data stored in its cloud services, while Twitter has begun to use "forward secrecy" measures...

  10. Google's Universal Privacy Policy Class Action Lawsuit Dismissed

    The suit alleged violations of the Wiretap Act, California's Right of Publicity Statute, California's Unfair Competition Law, and others, including breach of contract and commercial misappropriation. Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal's order.

  11. Google Reports Surge in Government Takedown Requests

    Another instance involved a UK local law enforcement agency's request to take down a YouTube video that falsely portrayed an official wearing a racist uniform. Local law enforcement also asked that another YouTube video be taken down because it...