Tag Archives: SEC


Hedge Fund Jobs – Compliance Officer

In 2004, the Securities and Exchange Commission outlined a series of compliance requirements to be fulfilled by hedge fund advisors. A compliance department ensures that the employees are abiding by these rules set in place by the SEC, with the Chief Compliance Officer heading the task. Hedge funds have a few options. They may outsource this task to compliance professionals [...]

Regulation D

According to Wikipedia, Regulation D is a regulation of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and is also a term for an investment strategy, mostly associated with hedge funds, based upon that regulation. It provides a “safe harbor” from the general requirement that all offerings of securities be registered with the SEC, and also exempts certain offerings which total under [...]

Hedge Funds ( Legal Definitions )

Hedge funds normally do not register with the SEC. Hedge Funds are designed as partnerships, with the general partner typically being the hedge fund’s manager. The hedge fund manager usually makes investment decisions, and has a portion of his/her wealth within the fund. Under the Investment Company Act of 1940, there are two exemptions in which hedge fund managers rely [...]

Making your hedge fund website SEC compliant

Internet websites have to be careful with respect to general solicitations and advertising, and thus must limit the content of the website in addition to the people who have access to the site. Hedge fund advisers using the Internet to market hedge funds are subject to the same registration exemptions as they would be in engaging in private offerings. If [...]