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The Delicate Balance Between Government Financial Reform and Unintended Consequences

In last Saturday’s edition of the New York Times, Joe Nocera wrote an interesting piece outlining some of the major obstacles currently facing the House Financial Services Committee.  The agency, which considers measures ranging from the banking industry to economic issues to insurance, is responsible for drafting a new financial reform package on behalf of the Obama Administration.  At the […]

Three Sides to Every Story – Hedge Fund Regulation

Hedge fund regulation has long been a subject of debate, with the SEC pushing for tighter restrictions and managers doing all they can to avoid it. Both stances are understandable. Managers are known for their ambiguity. They provide just enough information to investors, but usually leave the tedious information about specific strategy details and asset allocation to themselves. The federal […]