Hedge Funds Could Be Forced To Register With SEC Under New Bill

All Headline News – Hedge funds will require registering under a new proposal to regulate the market segment that lost $600 billion in 2008 due to financial crisis, an all time record.

Under the bill by two senators today would lead to the regulation of hedge funds by the Securities and Exchange Commission, a step that is considered to protect investors and prevent the U.S. financial system from further sinking into the recession.

The Hedge Fund Transparency Act, sponsored by Senator Carl M. Levin (D-Mich.) and Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa), was filed on Thursday amid the new administration’s initiative to overhaul some legislation of the regulatory system.

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