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Hedge funds in EU will be regulated

Reuters – Hedge funds in the European Union will be regulated following a public consultation that is currently underway, a senior EU official said on Wednesday. "On hedge funds, we have used as our basis that they must be regulated," […]

New rules to cut CO2 emissions

Straits Times – EU nations on Monday reached a compromise agreement on new rules to cut CO2 emissions from new cars from 2012, with penalties for automakers who fail to comply, a negotiator said. The deal, part of wider EU efforts […]

2-EU’s McCreevy says no need to regulate hedge funds

Reuters – Hedge funds and private equity funds should be monitored closely but there are no plans to propose regulation, a top European Commission official said on Monday, sparking anger from left wing lawmakers. It has been the heavily regulated […]

Europe’s MPs push for hedge fund transparency

Times Online – The European Parliament will support calls tomorrow for Europe-wide legislation aimed at making the inner workings of hedge funds and private equity more transparent. The proposals – championed by Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, the Socialist MEP and a […]

MEPs launch attack on hedge funds

EurActiv – Hedge funds and private equity could be forced to abide by minimum capital requirement rules in future if a report adopted by an influential European Parliament committee becomes EU legislation. The Parliament’s Committee for Economic and Monetary Affairs voted on […]

Hedge fund managers shy away from signing compliance code

The Independent – Hedge funds have given a voluntary code for the industry a collective thumbs-down – not a single firm has signed up to the compliance standards since they were launched in January. Nearly five months ago the Hedge […]

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