Posts Tagged: regulations

The forgettably named ‘International Organisation of Securities Commissions’ or IOSCO has just released details of a new Template for gathering data on Hedge Funds from around the world with an aim to spotting concentration of risk for financial markets. The data they hope to collect will provide incredible potential for ensuring compliance with whatever the various authorities around Read more…

Credit crunch fatigue is probably setting in for many people, but I am sure that even they have some venom left for those individuals who presided over the whole debacle and yet walked away with millions of dollars and pounds. How was it possible that we “allowed” this to happen? Why is it that there is not a regulation that stops all this? Read more…

“Computer says no!” is how I felt when told of the decision of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a subsidiary of Riskmetrics, to declare that all our Non-Executive Directors (NED) were not “independent”. Read more…