Monthly Archives: September 2010

4th Annual Hedge Fund General Counsel Summit in New York City

Corporate Counsel magazine’s 4th Annual Hedge Fund General Counsel Summit will be held Oct. 4 at the Harvard Club of New York City. The event will touch on impending changes and guidance on how firms can stay compliant with all … Continue reading

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European Hedge Fund Law Could Effect Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate owners in Europe could be forced to make billions in unexpected cash payments under a new planned law that would treat them like hedge funds, Bloomberg reported. The European Union thinks the new regulations would lower economic … Continue reading

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Jack Simony, Founder of the Whitehaven Financial Group, to be Honored With Human Rights Advocates International Defender Award

By Jack Simony NEW YORK, Sept. 22  — Jack Simony, founder of the Whitehaven Financial Group, a litigation finance firm based in New York City, will be awarded this year’s “Defender Award” by Human Rights Advocates International (HRAI), a United … Continue reading

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New York Yankees Pay Tribute to the Late George Steinbrenner

By Jack Simony New York Yankees late owner George Steinbrenner was honored Monday with a larger than life monument in the stadium’s historic Monument Park. The event brought together current and former players and managers, including famed skipper, Joe Torre. … Continue reading

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New Hedge Fund, Branch Hill Capital, Launches

By Jack Simony A new hedge fund, Branch Hill Capital, has been launched by Ron Beller and Manal Mehta, the New York Times reported, citing a report in the Financial News. The fund started in June, and is up 15 … Continue reading

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USA Fencing Board of Directors Approves More Tournaments

By Jack Simony Three more Super Youth Circuit tournaments were approved by the USA Fencing Board of Directors because they wanted to increase the competitive opportunities available to young fencers, according to a release on their website. Each event allow … Continue reading

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Jack Simony, Founder of the Whitehaven Financial Group, To Be Honored With Human Rights Advocates International Defender Award

By Jack Simony Jack Simony, founder of the Whitehaven Financial Group, a litigation finance firm based in New York City, will be awarded this year’s “Defender Award” by Human Rights Advocates International (HRAI), a United Nations non-governmental organization. The organization, … Continue reading

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