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Hedge fund crackdown softened by Swedes

Guardian.co.uk – Sweden is trying to water down moves to toughen regulation of hedge funds and private equity firms before its EU presidency expires at the end of the year. In new proposals the Swedes have suggested withdrawing a cap […]

Sweden mulls EU summit ahead of G20 meeting

The Swedish Wire – Sweden, which holds the rotating EU presidency, is consulting European capitals and “most of them are positive” about the idea, said Roberta Alenius, spokeswoman for Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt. “The prime minister wants a summit […]

David Prosser: At last, some good news for hedge funds

The Independent – Grimly aware that a European Commission crackdown on regulation of hedge funds and private equity spells disaster for the EU’s predominantly London-based industry, Treasury ministers have been desperately lobbying their counterparts in Brussels for months, but their […]

EU should regulate not demonise hedge funds-Sweden

guardian.co.uk – A minister for Sweden, which took over the EU presidency on Wednesday, said hedge funds and private equity firms needed regulation but should not be viewed as a primary cause of the global financial crisis. Speaking after a […]

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