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Connecticut Hedge Fund Bill Shelved

On Wall Street – A Connecticut bill that would have imposed transparency and licensing requirements on hedge funds failed to be signed into law Wednesday when the state house of representatives ran out of time to vote on the measure. […]

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 […]

Bill omits Guantánamo closure funds

Miami Herald – The Obama administration’s bid for $50 million to move prisoners from the Guantánamo Bay detention facility was left out of the Democratic-authored emergency war spending bill unveiled Monday. Defense Secretary Robert Gates had sought the funds in […]

What the commentators say

guardian.co.uk – The Independent’s Jeremy Warner is not convinced and argues that the failure is entirely their own. In the Daily Telegraph, Richard Fletcher explains that though Horlick blames US regulators for their lack of oversight her clients should be […]

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