Category Archives: Foundation

Much Ado About Nothing – The SEC’s Missed Opportunity on the Advertising Ban Lift

The SEC recently adopted a rule that overturned an 80 year ban that will now allow hedge funds to advertise publicly, well kind of, for the first time. The rule, which passed by a 4-1 vote, came about because of … Continue reading

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Insider-Trading Continues to Plague Japan

Nomura Holdings CEO, Kenichi Watanabe resigns following the Nomura insider-trading scandal, and he will be replaced by longtime employee Koji Nagai.  His resignation came just after COO, Takumi Shibata, resigned due to leaks of insider information to clients on the … Continue reading

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Corgentum’s Top Five Tweets of the Week of July 16th, 2012

These are Corgentum Consulting’s top five tweets for the week of July 16th, 2012. 1) ThinkStrategy Hedge-Fund Manager Arrested on Fraud Charges ow.ly/cj2lG 2) #Mizuho, Japanese Brokerage Firm, to Pay $127M in #SEC Settlement: ow.ly/clJKv 3) Edward Brogan, the ‘King … Continue reading

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