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HFA applauds SEC for lifting ban on hedge fund advertising

Fri, 12/07/2013 - 14:31

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has now adopted final rules in connection with the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, lifting an 80 year old ban on general solicitation and allowing hedge fund managers to advertise.

 
The Hedge Fund Association (HFA) and its members throughout the US have welcomed the SEC’s decision as a necessary modernisation of the securities laws.
 
An HFA statement says: “Fundamentally, we believe that these new rules will: (i) increase public transparency regarding the alternative investment industry, including hedge funds; and (ii) facilitate capital formation and ultimately enhance the capital markets.  Though the HFA views this development as generally positive, we await publication of the new rules to determine whether particular requirements impose an unnecessary burden on our members. We are in the process of reviewing the text of the final rules, as well as gathering feedback from our members, at which time we will provide a more comprehensive commentary on behalf of the hedge fund industry.”
 
The HFA previously provided valuable comments to and materially influenced relevant provisions of The Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.


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