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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 […]

Hedge funds fear political meddling

Stuff – The drafting of the European Commission’s directive on hedge funds was a rush job without proper consultation and looks to have been subject to "undue political pressure," an industry body said. The Alternative Investment Management Association said it […]

Hedge fund body attacks drafting of EC directive

Reuters – The drafting of the European Commission’s directive on the hedge fund industry has been "rushed through" without adequate consultation, industry body the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) said. "We are also concerned that the process of drafting the […]

European Commission Looking For Commentary From Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – In an effort to makes major changes to the EU financial regulation services, the European Commission (EC) has launched ‘Driving European Recovery’, a consultation  on major structural changes to European financial services and markets regulation. […]