Tag Archives: trading-losses


Hedge Fund Manager Gets 7 Years For Fraud

New York  (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund manager Michael C. Regan was sentenced in a federal court in Brooklyn, N.Y. to seven years in prison for fraud. Just last June, Regan settled charges with the SEC on another of his hedge […]

Chicago Hedge Fund Manager Indicted

New York Times – The managing director of a collapsed Chicago hedge fund, Lake Shore Asset Management, was indicted by a federal grand jury. Prosecutors say the director, Philip J. Baker, operated a $300 million fraud. The 27-count indictment was […]

Hedge Funds Hold Up in January

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Morningstar reported a summary of hedge fund performance for January 2009 as well as asset flows for 2008. As stocks and government bonds got clobbered in January, hedge funds held up relatively well, the report […]

NY hedge fund group seeks new industry standards

Reuters – The New York Hedge Fund Roundtable is seeking to establish professional standards to self-police the lucrative industry, both to prevent future scandals and avert the imposition of new laws on the $2 trillion industry. "It’s a great industry. […]

Hedge Fund Claim Made Sense, Ex-Bear Executive Says

Bloomberg – Bear Stearns Cos. didn’t investigate the financial health of a hedge-fund client that later collapsed because its claim of an annual 20 percent return on investment “made perfect sense,” a former executive at the firm said. Bear Stearns […]

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