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Galleon exec draws judge Rakoff

New York Post – The high-profile insider-trading case against hedge-fund king Raj Rajaratnam of Galleon Group is getting a high-profile judge who’s earned the nickname on Wall Street of Judge Dread. US District Court Judge Jed Rakoff is expected to […]

Few Hedge Funds Started In Europe This Year, Raising Little

NASDAQ – The pace of new European hedge fund launches has stalled this year after the industry’s dismal 2008 performance made investors unwilling to back new ventures. Data provider EuroHedge Monday said just 47 funds started trading in the first […]

Madoff Investors ‘Greedy’: Hendry

CNBC – People who invested with Bernard Madoff were greedy and happy to accept high returns without probing too much in the way these were achieved, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer at hedge fund Eclectica, told CNBC Tuesday. "I’m sympathetic […]

Hedge fund proposal dies in legislature

Stamford Advocate – Although it had bipartisan support, a bill requiring hedge funds operating in Connecticut to disclose conflicts of interest to investors died in the House of Representatives Wednesday, the final day of the 2009 legislative session. "It ‘blew […]

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