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UK has uphill struggle over EU fund rules

guardian.co.uk – Investment companies and private equity firms suspect that they have been caught up in a directive whose real aim was hedge funds largely because it is so difficult to define hedge funds.   The Group of 20 leading […]

Hedge fund regulation to capture listed fund sector

Citywire.co.uk – European regulation intended to introduce some controls on hedge funds will inadvertently capture almost all investment trusts. Draft rules released by the European Commission define ‘alternative’ funds as any non-UCITS investment fund, said the Association of Investment Companies. […]

New York, SEC investigates Carlyle Group

SmartBrief – Carlyle Group is being investigated by New York prosecutors and the Securities and Exchange Commission for allegations that it made improper payments to get investments from the state’s pension fund. The payments allegedly were made to intermediaries and […]

Grant Thornton LLP Launches New Hedge Fund Registration and Compliance Services

EatrhTimes – In response to investor demand for greater transparency as well as pending new legislation, Grant Thornton LLP’s Financial Services practice is launching Hedge Fund Internal Control, Governance and Regulatory Compliance Services. These services will help funds attract new […]

Clarke loses hedge fund job as credit crunch hits politicians

guardian.co.uk – The shadow business secretary, Kenneth Clarke, has become the latest victim of the credit crunch after losing his job on the board of a hedge fund, the Guardian has learned. Clarke, who was parachuted back on to the […]

California Hedge Fund Manager Charged with “Porfolio Pumping”

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Securities and Exchange Commission charged San Francisco-based MedCap Management & Research LLC and its principal Charles Frederick Toney, Jr. with defrauding investors via “portfolio pumping.” “Fund investors relied on MMR and Toney to abide by […]

Pegasus’ Auto Loan Fund Shows Positive Trend

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund advisor and manager American Pegasus LDG, LCC., is seeing the 36th subsequent month of positive returns for the Pegasus Auto Loan Fund, which invests in US subprime auto loans. The fund has returned […]

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