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JPMorgan, Hedge Funds May Lose as Derivatives Proposal Advances

Bloomberg – President Barack Obama sent Congress his plan to rein in the $592 trillion over-the-counter derivatives industry, a measure that would cut into a profitable market for banks led by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. […]

Congress Gets Obama Hedge Fund Disclosure Bill

CNBC – The Obama administration has sent legislation to Congress that would bring hedge funds and other private pools of capital under government supervision. The proposal calls for the Securities and Exchange Commission to oversee hedge, private equity and venture […]

Conn. Senate votes to regulate hedge funds

Charleston Daily Mail – The Connecticut Senate has voted to require hedge funds and private equity funds located in the state and doing business here to disclose certain conflicts of interest to customers. Supporters of the bill, which passed on […]

The Importance Of Paying Citigroup Bankers Bonuses

24/7 Wall St. – Citigroup has gone to the Treasury to beg for bonuses for some of its most important traders, people who make the banks extraordinary amounts of money. The Treasury’s reaction will probably be that it wants to […]

SEC enforcement chief Linda Thomsen resigns, replacement not named

Lethbridge Herald – The top cop at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is leaving the government less than a week after receiving an angry dressing-down before Congress over the agency’s failure to detect a massive alleged fraud scheme. The SEC […]

Baker takes funds’ case to Congress

TheAdvocateOne year ago, former U.S. Rep. Richard Baker, R-Baton Rouge, stepped out of Congress to become the chief lobbyist for the trillion-dollar hedge fund industry and walked right into the economic tornado swirling through the nation. “I don’t have too […]

Bill in US Senate would regulate hedge funds

International Herald Tribune – Two senior senators have introduced legislation to impose U.S. government oversight on hedge funds. The legislation by Senator Carl Levin, a Democrat of Michigan, and Senator Charles Grassley, a Republican of Iowa, was filed Thursday while the […]

States urge Congress to regulate hedge funds

Reuters – State regulators urged Congress on Thursday to restore their authority to protect investors from fraud in the banking sector and to beef up oversight of hedge funds. Hedge fund advisers should be subject to the same kind of […]

Candace Bushnell Hates Hedge Funds

Forbes – It’s been foul weather for hedge-heads. Redemptions are rampant, performance is drooping, the Securities and Exchange Commission briefly banned short-selling, and Congress summoned them to do some ‘splaining. But the really bad stuff is yet to come. Hedge […]

NY judge may weigh wider Madoff investor relief

Dailyrecord.com – A judge presiding over civil claims filed against disgraced financier Bernard Madoff says he may be willing to consider extending relief from an investors’ fund to those who invested in Madoff’s business through third parties. OAS_AD(‘ArticleFlex_1′);U.S. District Judge […]

DE Shaw, Farallon Restrict Withdrawals as Fund Freeze Deepens

Bloomberg – D.E. Shaw & Co. LP, the investment firm run by David Shaw, and Farallon Capital Management LLC limited withdrawals by clients, joining more than 80 hedge-fund managers to impose restrictions in the past two months. D.E. Shaw, which […]

Hedge funds working to limit redemptions

Reuters UK – Dozens of hedge funds have told investors they cannot get their money back right now as managers try to limit a wave of redemptions to safeguard all their clients’ investments — as well as their own futures. […]

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