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Carne Adds New Director to Cayman Islands Team

Carne Global Financial Services is pleased to announce the appointment of John Ackerley as a Director with its Cayman Islands team. John joins seasoned fund directors Peter Heaps and Roisin Cater in providing governance services to Cayman domiciled funds. John has over 18 years of experience in the financial services industry, and has worked on…

Carne Director Appointed to Board of Oddo Alternative Investment Fund

John Donohoe, CEO of Carne Financial Services Group, has been named as an independent director to the board of the brand new Oddo Asset Management fund, called Orsay Merger Arbitrage. The fund will follow an M&A arbitrage strategy, and will be managed by fund manager Christian Fleury, who headed the merger arbitrage team at Banque…

One Client Has Moved from 24% to 100% Data Quality Compliance via Omgeo’s SI Compliance Scan, Says Meenaghan

Omgeo has this month launched new functionality for its settlement and account instruction (SSI) database (see the release here) that Bill Meenaghan, global product manager for the vendor’s Alert platform, claims has allowed one client to move from 24% to 100% data quality compliance within a matter of weeks. The SI Compliance Scan functionality is…

Allan Boardman, of London, Appointed Director of ISACA

Allan Boardman, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CA (SA), CISSP, information risk manager at JP Morgan (UK), was appointed director of ISACA—a global association serving 95,000 IT governance, assurance and security professionals in 160 countries—at its World Congress: INSIGHTS 2011 conference in Washington DC, USA, today. Founded in 1969, ISACA develops international standards for information systems…

Kinetic Partners Hire Kevin Huby

Kevin Huby has been appointed a Member at Kinetic Partners to focus on building the firm’s risk management and remediation services. This new appointment will complement and significantly strengthen Kinetic Partners’ highly regarded regulation and compliance service offering. Kevin joins Kinetic Partners from Ernst & Young, where he established and led a team focusing on…

Safer Data Handling Tops Boardroom Agenda In The Age Of The Mobile Device

Thomson Reuters Governance, Risk and Compliance, announced today that it is launching BoardLink, a secure portal for the online exchange and execution of board business, such as compiling and sharing board books, to companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Companies around the globe face increasing challenges when it comes to handling sensitive data,…

Thomson Reuters Adds Ex-Wolters Kluwer Exec Curtis to its Ranks

The revolving door at data giant Thomson Reuters continues to spin unabated (see commentary on the recent slew of people moves) with the addition of ex-Wolters Kluwer MD Dean Curtis to its ranks. Curtis, who was with the regulatory solutions specialist for nearly four years and was likely a casualty of the recent FRSGlobal acquisition,…

Sifma Led Financial Association Coalition Provides OFR with a Wish List for the LEI, Sets 30 May Deadline

The 13 strong, Sifma led coalition of industry associations involved in providing feedback to the regulatory community regarding the establishment of a new global legal entity identification standard (see coverage of its establishment here) has finally produced its comprehensive list of requirements for the ID. The group has also set a deadline of the end…

Stephen O’Connor New Chairman of ISDA

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) announced that its board of directors will elect Stephen O’Connor, managing director, Morgan Stanley, as the association’s new chairman. O’Connor will be elected with immediate effect at the Board’s regularly scheduled meeting on 14 April at ISDA’s 26th annual general meeting in Prague. O’Connor succeeds Eraj Shirvani, managing…

Carne Recruits IFS Founder to Join Expanding Team of Independent Fund Directors

Carne Global Financial Services has added a senior figure in the Irish funds industry to its growing list of experienced independent fund directors. Mary Murphy joins Carne as a managing director, Alternatives, and will be based in the firm’s Dublin office. Murphy is a well-known figure in the Irish funds business, having been a founder…