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Germany calls for tougher EU hedge fund plan

Reuters – European Union proposals for the regulation of hedge funds should go further in forcing them to use more of their own capital and reflect risks on their books, German Finance Minister Peer Steinbrueck told a newspaper. "The EU […]

France to call for hedge fund crackdown

Focus Infomation – France on Friday will press for tighter controls on hedge funds, urging other big industrialised nations to strengthen regulation of the industry and compel banks that lend them money to hold more capital. Paris wants the European […]

Sarkozy urges clampdown on hedge funds, offshores

Reuters – President Nicolas Sarkozy called at a European Union summit on Wednesday for a clamp-down on hedge funds and offshore centres as part of efforts to better regulate the world financial system. "I would propose a simple principle, that […]