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Investment Firms’ Donations May Be Curbed

istockAnalyst.com – The Securities and Exchange Commission unanimously endorsed the proposal amid widening investigations of so-called pay-to-play donations by private equity and hedge fund executives who jockey for lucrative fees to manage some of the more than $2.2 trillion in […]

SEC Goes After Hedge Fund Managers

Courthouse News Service – Hedge fund operates took more than $2.5 million in kickbacks while putting clients into grossly overstated Wealth Management LLC accounts, the SEC claims in Federal Court. It sued the hedge fund, its managers James Putman and […]

Morris Emerges as Key Figure in Probe of New York Pension Fund

Bloomberg – Former Democratic political adviser Hank Morris and New York State Deputy Comptroller David Loglisci may hold the keys as authorities examine whether private equity firms and hedge funds knowingly paid kickbacks to manage state pension money. The pair, […]

Cuomo Sues Hedge Fund Chief for Bets Placed with Madoff

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – J. Ezra Merkin, head of Gabriel Capital Corp., has been sued by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, after it was discovered he had placed investor’s money into funds managed by Bernard Madoff without their knowledge […]

NY State Pension Fund Linked to Millions in Kickbacks from Private Equity, Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Two high-ranking men who worked in the New York State comptroller’s office were arrested yesterday after it was discovered they took millions of dollars in kickbacks from private equity and hedge funds, said Attorney General Andrew […]

Pension plans need advice on hedge funds

Reuters – The U.S. Labor Department should provide pension plans with guidance on investing in hedge funds and private equity, a report issued by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said on Wednesday. The report found that pension plans are investing […]

Pension plans need advice on hedge funds

Reuters – The U.S. Labor Department should provide pension plans with guidance on investing in hedge funds and private equity, a report issued by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said on Wednesday. The report found that pension plans are investing […]

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