Tag Archives: capitol hill

Hedge fund body taps heavyweight lobbyist

Wealth Bulletin – The Managed Funds Association, a leading trade group for the hedge fund sector, has recruited Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, the heavyweight K Street lobbying firm, to press its interests on Capitol Hill, a document filed this week […]

AIG trustee aids offshore hedge funds

The battered insurance giant AIG returns to Capitol Hill Wednesday facing another frosty reception in Congress – where three AIG trustees appointed by the U.S. government will make their public debut amid growing skepticism over their role at the company. […]

Baker takes funds’ case to Congress

TheAdvocateOne year ago, former U.S. Rep. Richard Baker, R-Baton Rouge, stepped out of Congress to become the chief lobbyist for the trillion-dollar hedge fund industry and walked right into the economic tornado swirling through the nation. “I don’t have too […]