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Congress Mulls Bills on Investor Protection, Hedge Funds, National Insurance Office

Investment Advisor – Taking further steps toward financial services regulatory reform, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing October 6 to discuss three legislative discussion drafts put forth by Rep. Paul Kanjorski (D-Pennsylvania) on investor protection, registration of advisors […]

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 […]

Shame on You, Wall Street

Barron – President Obama took credit Wednesday for the recovery in the financial markets while at the same time decrying Wall Street’s profits and the big bonuses that will be paid out as a result. In his prime-time news conference, […]

Hedge Fund Managers as Registered SEC Advisors

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – ”One of the focal points of the Obama Administration’s Financial System Regulatory Reform Plan is to seek the passage of legislation that would require hedge fund managers (as well as other private fund managers) to […]

SUMMIT-SNAP ANALYSIS-G20 adds flesh to regulatory bones

CNN Money – They are finally getting more serious on regulation. But success will hinge on delivery, not just detail. The G20 summit in London will adopt a more detailed approach to overhauling the world’s financial rules in a bid […]

FACTBOX-G20 proposals on hedge funds, pay, ratings agencies

Forbes – EU leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday and Friday will discuss action on the financial crisis, with concern expressed that some eastern European countries may need more help. Earlier this month G20 finance ministers laid out a broad […]

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