Tag Archives: systemic risks


Alternative Investment Draft Directive ‘Needs Major Surgery’ – Paul Myners at AIMA Meeting

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Paul Myners, the UK Financial Services Secretary to the Treasury, speaking at an Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) event this morning in London, said, “the UK is not in the business of blocking more stringent […]

Experts respond to SEC proposals

Caymen Net News – Local hedge fund experts have reacted favourably to last week’s proposals by the Inspector General of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to increase fund regulation. The SEC has proposed that regulation of hedge funds […]

MFA Commits to Reduce Systemic Risk in OTC’s

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Global alternative investment industry voice, The Managed Funds Association (MFA) announced that it is joining the major derivatives dealers (the Major Dealers) in presenting a letter to global industry regulators. The letter establishes new commitments […]

Why Isn’t There A Hedge Fund Bailout?

Atlantic Online – For all the talk these last few years about the risks to investors of "secretive, unregulated" hedge funds, they certainly haven’t turned out to be the big problem, have they? Thousands of hedge funds lost, in the […]

French economy minister criticises EU hedge fund plan

Guardian Unlimited – Aspects of a planned European Commission directive to regulate hedge funds do not go far enough and must change to protect investors, French Economy Minister Christine Lagarde said in remarks published on Monday.   The commission is […]

European hedgies eye lending cap as regulation looms

Guardian Unlimited – European hedge funds believe capping the amount banks can lend them will be more effective in preventing systemic risks than direct regulation, but this is unlikely to satisfy politicians eager for tougher rules. The funds are often […]

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