Tag Archives: supervision


EU hedge-fund rules will lead to IFSC exodus, Dail warned

Independent – A new EU directive aimed at tightening up the regulation of hedge funds could be counter-productive and cause a mass exodus of business from the International Financial Services Centre, a Dail committee was told yesterday. The directive, being […]

Group Backs Mandatory Hedge Fund Registration

New York Times Blogs – The compulsory registration of hedge fund managers was backed by a global regulatory body on Monday in an effort to restore investor confidence. The International Organization of Securities Commissions, representing regulators from more than 100 […]

ECB’s Bini Smaghi wants hedge fund, inv bank regulation

Forbes – There should be regulation for areas which have previously been excluded from supervision such as hedge funds, investment banks and derivatives, European Central Bank Executive Board Member Lorenzo Bini Smaghi said on Friday. ‘There is no problem of […]

SEC’s Aguilar urges tougher hedge fund regulation

Reuters – A Democratic member of the Securities and Exchange Commission called for stricter supervision of hedge funds, particularly large funds that have an impact on the broader financial markets. Luis Aguilar said the market turmoil of the past year […]

IOSCO to outline new role of regulators at conference

Jerusalem Post – While the recent G-20 summit in London provided world financial leaders with the opportunity to begin charting a path of recovery for the ailing global economy, the work to build the markets up and to ensure that […]

UK financial services regulator proposes shakeup

LONDON (AP) – Britain’s financial services watchdog proposed sweeping changes to global banking regulations on Wednesday, including a crackdown on the "shadow banking" activities of institutions like hedge funds. The government-commissioned banking services report recommends new rules on a wide […]

ECB’s Trichet urges global hedge fund regulation

Reuters – Hedge funds, credit rating agencies and all other important market players should be subject to regulation based on a global approach, European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet said on Monday. The worst financial crisis in over 80 years […]

Madoff scandal boon for mutual funds, DWS exec says

Reuters – The Madoff scandal could be a boon for mutual funds as investors shift into regulated asset management vehicles in Luxembourg or Ireland away from hedge funds in the Caymans, a German mutual funds executive said. "There’ll be a […]

Ex-Fed chief says reforms must include hedge funds

Indianapolis Star – Paul Volcker, an adviser to President Barack Obama, urged "fundamental changes and reform of the financial system" that will help the U.S. economy recover from its crisis and promote future growth. The former chairman of the Federal […]

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