Pegasus Fund had its second most profitable year since its founding in 1997, reporting strong +63.8% performance in 2013 following lackluster low single digit performance in 2010, 2011 and... Read More
New rules to overhaul financial market regulation across Europe finalized in the European Parliament and Council late Tuesday could dramatically reshape the trading landscape, but questions regarding certain loopholes... Read More
French President Francole Hollande announced Tuesday a pro-business agenda of tax and spending cuts. The move was anticipated by many in the French financial services industry. Late last week... Read More
As well-known activist investor Gregg Hymowitz, managing partner Entrust, raised $600 million in 2013 to allocate towards activist investors, the activist trend is moving across the Atlantic Ocean –... Read More
Buoyed by strong stock market performance in 2013, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, commonly referred to as CalPERS, delivered annual returns of 16.2%, its best number in a... Read More
Is a major shift in US regulatory deterrence and punishment for financial crime underway behind the scenes?
SEC sets its sights on individuals
With little fanfare, a new Securities and Exchange... Read More
The practice of companies using their own, non-GAAP accounting standards to spin earnings is nothing new. But did last week's statement from Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) go too far? The Minneapolis-based... Read More
Looking to expand shale-based oil production outside of its home country of France, where the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing drilling is banned, Total SA (ADR) (NYSE:TOT) (EPA:FP) announced it... Read More
As Brookfield Property Partners LP (NYSE:BPY) announced a much-anticipated public conference call for February 6, questions swirl regarding the firm’s SEC filings, accounting practices and relationships among related parties.
Brookfield... Read More