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A Hedge Fund Roundtable

Forbes – Hedge fund managers Lloyd Khaner, Stephen Roseman and Ken Shubin Stein discuss changes in the industry post-Bernie Madoff. The next video will include a discussion between three hedge fund managers and Intelligent Investing assistant editor David Serchuk. In […]

More European hedge funds to launch

Reuters – Fundraising by new European hedge funds may be picking up, according to an industry survey, after hitting a record low in a first half of the year overshadowed by the Madoff scandal. The survey, released on Monday by […]

It’s Thankless, but He Decides Madoff Claims

New York Times – The Ponzi scheme’s victims denounce him as cold-hearted, dishonest and just plain wrong No, they are not describing Bernard L. Madoff, the author of the fraud that has ruined their lives. They are criticizing Irving H. […]

New York cutting firms tied to pension flap from doing business with fund

New York Daily News – State Controller Thomas DiNapoli is booting 10 hedge fund managers from doing business with New York’s scandal-scarred $122 billion pension fund, the Daily News has learned. Four of the 10 firms were listed, but not […]

Hedge fund managers leery of activist Uncle Sam

Forbes – Following a brutal 2008 of losses, plunging assets and the Madoff scandal, the activities of the Obama administration were a primary worry among the nearly 500 hedge fund managers and other industry executives gathering at a Las Vegas […]

California Investment Agent Pleads Guilty in NY Probe

American Chronicle – A Los Angeles businessman has pleaded guilty to corruption charges in a pension fund scandal that began in New York and is heading west. Julio Ramirez Jr.’s guilty plea to securities fraud, revealed Tuesday in New York, […]

VP Biden Hedge Fund Scandal: Why There’s Nothing Anyone Can Do To Prevent It

BNET – A hedge fund Ponzi scheme scandal is breaking in the blogosphere – and it goes right to the top of political power.  A little while ago, blogger John Hempton, who writes Bronte Capital, a finance blog, started sniffing […]

Is Biden Associated with a Hedge Fund Scandal?

Seeking Alpha – Zero Hedge is always happy to discover something rotten in the state of capital markets. We are even happier when others dig independently and come up with their own startling conclusions. Last night, we were very happy. […]

Managed accounts to cost smaller hedgie clients

Reuters – A switch by some big investors chastened by the Madoff scandal and the credit crisis into managed accounts at hedge fund firms could end up penalising smaller clients in mainstream funds. Managed accounts offer greater visibility and flexibility […]

Bay State firm is sued in Madoff scandal

Boston Globe – Investors of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff have filed 18 lawsuits against Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. in an effort to recoup $3.3 billion that its hedge fund group lost in the scandal. But the Springfield insurer is […]

Hedge fund industry still feeling Madoff effect

Reuters - Bernard Madoff is behind bars, but the effects of his fraud are still reverberating in the hedge fund industry, with more redemptions expected and investor confidence decimated. Traumatized investors are now more likely to closely monitor where their money […]

High-flying fundraisers who saw nothing wrong

Guardian Unlimited – Andres Piedrahita, a London-based fundraiser for Bernie Madoff’s fraudulent empire, is among high society figures facing increasing pressure to explain how they missed warning signs around the disgraced hedge fund manager. Piedrahita, who has homes in Belgravia, […]

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