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HFA Global Board of Directors

Each year the Hedge Fund Association (HFA) elects new board members.  This worldwide “not-for-profit industry trade and nonpartisan lobbying organization devoted to advancing transparency, development and trust in alternative investments” was created in 1996 and has representation in over 5 continents and 14 countries.

Earlier this month, the HFA elected the following new individuals to its board. they will all serve a three-year term:

  1. Rajpal Arulpragasam, 
  2. Suzanne Currie, 
  3. Amy Lawrence 
  4. Gary Markham

James Steadman has also been elected to be the co-director for New York and Latin America. 

Overseas Investments: The Options

Where is it best for investors to search for new opportunities worldwide?  In this article we take a look at some of the promising places for 2019 as well as some of the considerations vis-à-vis country jurisdictions and restrictions. According to a recent article in City AM: “Currency risk is a factor to be borne… Continue Reading

Hedge Funds Around the World: A Glance

Hedge funds and the credibility investors give them have fluctuated a lot historically.  In the last ten years, since the 2008 financial crisis occurred.  But until then it was hedge funds that dominated the fiscal market, featuring top money managers, investment levels and high fees. Such characteristics were what kept the hedge funds elite. Much… Continue Reading

18-Jährige Entwickelt App zur Erkennung Sauberen Wassers

Unternehmertun ist nicht nur für Erwachsene, da mehr und mehr Teenager den Arbeitsmarkt betreten mit innovativen Ideen und Lösungen zu einer breiten Palette an Problemen. Die 18-jährige Sharon Linn ist eine von Ihnen. Lin, Studentin im ersten Jahr am MIT, hat gerade den #BuiltByGirls Startup-Wettbewerb gewonnen dank einer App, die sie entwickelt hat, um Leuten… Continue Reading

China Wants US to Take Some Responsibility for WannaCry Cyber Attack

The recent global cyber-attack known as WannaCry infected over 300,000 computers around the world, with China among the hardest hit. As of Saturday, about 30,000 Chinese organizations were infected with a “ransomware” virus that takes advantage of weaknesses in Microsoft Corp systems. China lashed out against the United States in the wake of the damage,… Continue Reading