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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 […]

HK tops Asia hedge funds

Hong Kong Standard – Hong Kong remains the largest hedge fund center in Asia, with managers in the city overseeing US$22 billion (HK$171.6 billion) in assets as of December 2008, the Alternative Investment Management Association Hong Kong said. The city […]

Hedge funds fear political meddling

Stuff – The drafting of the European Commission’s directive on hedge funds was a rush job without proper consultation and looks to have been subject to "undue political pressure," an industry body said. The Alternative Investment Management Association said it […]

Hedge fund body attacks drafting of EC directive

Reuters – The drafting of the European Commission’s directive on the hedge fund industry has been "rushed through" without adequate consultation, industry body the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) said. "We are also concerned that the process of drafting the […]

AIMA Supports New US Treasury Investment Program

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Todd Groome, Chairman of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) said in a statement regarding the Public-Private Investment Program announced by Tim Geithner, "It shows that there is recognition among policy makers at the highest […]

AIMA Statment On The Turner Review

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – “We welcome the publication of the Turner Review, which is an impressive and comprehensive piece of work." Andrew Baker, Chief Executive of The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), said, "It is about the banking system’s […]

Hedge funds seek to head off regulation

The Independent – Three major European and US hedge fund groups yesterday pledged to work towards worldwide best practice standards after G20 ministers outlined plans to regulate the freewheeling sector. The London-based Alternative Investment Management Association and US counterparts the […]

AIMA Statement On G20 Finance Ministers Meeting

“We welcome the communiqué from the G20 Finance Ministers. AIMA, as the trade body for the global hedge fund industry, has already announced its support both for the authorisation and regulation of hedge fund managers worldwide with their national regulators, […]

Australia Extends Short-Selling Ban, Fears Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Australian regulators have extended the ban on short-selling, saying the move was in the “national interest” of the country. As large national banks prepare to release their profits in the wake of more write-downs and rising […]

Majority of hedge fund AUM is institutional

Hedge Funds Review – A majority of all assets under management (AUM) by hedge funds and funds of hedge funds globally are from institutional investors, according to the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA). One third of the AUM comes from […]

Hedge Fund Group Proposes Rules to Avert Intervention

Bloomberg – A group of hedge funds offered to increase disclosure to head off demands from politicians on at least two continents for more transparency. “We know which way the wind is blowing,” said Andrew Baker, chief executive of London-based […]

Hedge body backs formal disclosure to regulators

MSN UK News – A hedge fund body has thrown its weight behind regular disclosure of large holdings and risks to regulators, as calls grow for greater scrutiny of the industry. The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), said on Tuesday […]

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