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Galleon ‘Not Good News’ for Hedge Funds, Coleman Says

Bloomberg – The Galleon Group insider-trading investigation may sap investor confidence in the hedge-fund industry, already under scrutiny after Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, said Michael Coleman, chairman of the Singapore chapter of the Alternative Investment Management Association. “It’s obviously not […]

Singapore Hedge Funds Set to Be Licensed, AIMA’s Coleman Says

Bloomberg – Hedge funds in Singapore will “almost certainly” need to be licensed as the central bank seeks to tighten regulation of the industry, according to the local chapter of the Alternative Investment Management Association, the largest trade group for […]

Hedge funds: If you can’t beat ‘em …

TheDeal.com – Since increased regulation for hedge funds and private equity managers is essentially inevitable, several organizations, including the Managed Fund Association and the Alternative Investment Management Association, have stopped trying to stymie legislation, but they have instead saddled up […]

AIMA Launches Directive Centre Media Resource

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – The Alternative Investment Management Association, (AIMA) has launched a Directive Centre on their website as part of an on-going campaign to have the European Commission’s draft directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers revised. It is […]

EU Law May Cost Pension Industry Billions of Euros, AIMA Claims

Bloomberg – The European Union’s plan to regulate hedge funds will cost the bloc’s pension industry about 25 billion euros ($36 billion) a year, the Alternative Investment Management Association said. The proposed law would drive pension funds toward more traditional […]

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 […]

AIMA Warns Of Global Impact Of EU Hedge Fund Directive

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry association, has warned that the European Commission’s draft directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers would hit fund managers and investors around the world if […]

Alternative Investment Draft Directive ‘Needs Major Surgery’ – Paul Myners at AIMA Meeting

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Paul Myners, the UK Financial Services Secretary to the Treasury, speaking at an Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) event this morning in London, said, “the UK is not in the business of blocking more stringent […]

Principles For Hedge Fund Regulation Welcomed By AIMA

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Global hedge fund industry group, The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), has welcomed the principles for hedge fund regulation published by the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) today. “We are very happy to welcome […]

AIMA To Mobilise Hedge Fund Industry On EC Directive

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), announced plans to mobilise the world’s hedge fund industry on the European Commission’s draft directive for Alternative Investment Fund Managers. “There are provisions in this directive with potentially serious […]

Draft EU law on hedge funds needs rewriting, says association  

EurActiv.com – The European Commission’s draft directive on hedge fund regulation is potentially ambiguous and needs to be rewritten, an industry body said on Friday (22 May). "The particular problem with the draft directive [...] is that it is written […]

Global hedge funds back U.S. oversight of advisers

Reuters – A global hedge fund industry group backs U.S. plans to require hedge fund advisers to register with federal regulators, a move that would align U.S. rules with those in the UK. The Alternative Investment Management Association, in remarks […]

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