US Legal & Regulation

Hedge fund managers expect increased regulation under US administration

Hedge fund managers expect increased regulation under US administration

More than 98 per cent of senior hedge fund managers believe the new US administration is likely to increase regulation of the hedge fund industry, according to a report by accountancy f »


Up to 1,000 hedge funds could close in aftermath of market turmoil, says Tabb report

Up to 1,000 hedge funds could close in aftermath of market turmoil, says Tabb report

In the future, investment banking will be more tightly regulated and dominated by risk-averse commercial banks, while new firms that are structured as partnerships but are much smaller wil »


Nebraska Federal Court orders payment of USD 325,000 in restitution to farmers injured by commodity trading program

The United States District Court for the District of Nebraska this week entered a consent order of permanent injunction settling the CFTC's charges against Commercial Hedge Services, Inc ( »


Hedge Fund Association forms new chapter for north-eastern US

The US-based Hedge Fund Association has launched a regional chapter for the north-eastern US, providing organisational and financial resources for member programmes in New York, Connecticu »


Profit loses out as CFTC wins injunction against Cornerstone Capital

A US court has entered a permanent injunction against Cornerstone Capital Management, a New York-based hedge fund operator, and its chief executive, the inaptly-named Joseph Profit of Atla »


Managed Funds Association calls for improved practices by hedge fund managers

The Managed Funds Association, the US industry body representing hedge fund managers, has recommended that the industry adopt heightened standards of excellence embodied in the latest vers »


Managed Funds Association elects Ospraie's Eric Vincent as chairman

The board of the Managed Funds Association, the leading US industry body for alternative investment managers, has chosen Eric Vincent, president of Ospraie Management, as its new chairman. »


Californian court orders restitution and penalties in Piranha case

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced that a federal court in California has entered a consent order of permanent injunction against Montana-based Robert Beasley and Lo »


Lake Shore assets frozen by US courts

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced that a federal district court in Chicago has entered a preliminary injunction order against Bermuda-incorporated hedge fund manage »


Tannenbaum Helpern appoints fund expert in London

Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt International, a US law firm active in global financial services, has announced the appointment of Sandra Ezri as an associate in the financia »


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