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SEC To Curtail Abusive Short Sales

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – The SEC announced several actions protecting against short sales and make more short sale information available to the public. ”Today’s actions demonstrate the Commission’s determination to address short selling abuses while at the same time […]

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 […]

CSX, hedge fund fight in Congress; troubled fund backs off activism

Florida Times-Union – CSX Corp.’s proxy fight with two hedge funds ended in September with four nominees from The Children’s Investment Fund Management LLP and 3G Capital Partners Ltd. winning election to CSX’s board. But even though the fight is […]

SEC Outlines Securities Regulators Guidelines

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro, speaking at the IOSCO 2009 Conference, said today that in light of the current economic crisis and in an attempt to restore confidence to investors, the US is currently examining how […]

Tel Aviv Conference to Serve as International Economic Collaboration Platform

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The organizing committee of The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) is to host more than 500 of the leading securities regulators and economic experts from more than 65 countries at this year’s conference in […]

SEC Proposes to Further Strengthen Safeguards of Investor Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The SEC has proposed rule amendments to substantially increase protections for investors who entrust their money to investment advisers, hedge funds and FoHF’s. The SEC is seeking public comment on the proposed measures, which are […]

SEC needs hedge fund authority-Schapiro

Guardian Unlimited – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission needs authority to require hedge fund advisers to register with the agency plus the power to examine funds’ books, the agency’s chairman said on Tuesday. U.S. lawmakers are working to give […]

SEC has about 150 hedge fund probes

Reuters – U.S. securities regulators have about 150 active hedge fund investigations and more than 50 probes involving credit default swaps and other derivatives, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro said on Monday. The SEC also has about two […]

Obama: Small Business Loans and Refinancing are Keys to Economic Recovery

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – President Obama met with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Friday, after which he told reporters there are “glimmers of hope across the economy.” The meeting, which was also attended by […]

SEC Commissioner Urges Greater Regulation of Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar said his agency should be given the authority to regulate hedge funds after urging Congress “to close the glaring loopholes in securities regulation.” Aguilar, one of the agency’s five commissioners, is among […]

Senate Approves Schapiro as New Head of SEC

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Mary Schapiro, who most recently was the CEO for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, is now the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission.  The Senate approved Schapiro yesterday, a month after being nominated President Barack […]

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