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Hedgeweek Comment: Garden state governor stands up for hedge fund investment

Hedgeweek Comment: Garden state governor stands up for hedge fund investment

Thu, 06/11/2008 - 05:53

It's not all hostility to hedge funds in the so-called blue states that helped deliver the US presidency to Barack Obama on Tuesday night. »

Hedgeweek Comment: New president, new hedge fund rules?

Hedgeweek Comment: New president, new hedge fund rules?

Wed, 05/11/2008 - 06:05

Last week the US Treasury Department formally dropped its proposals for anti-money laundering regulations governing the hedge fund industry. »

Hedgeweek Comment: Coffey about-turn reflects changed environment

Hedgeweek Comment: Coffey about-turn reflects changed environment

Tue, 04/11/2008 - 05:45

Greg Coffey is playing it safe and joining veteran fund manager Louis Bacon as co-chief investment officer of Moore Capital Management's London-based European operation. »

Hedgeweek Comment: Porsche manoeuvre puts squeeze on German markets regulation

Hedgeweek Comment: Porsche manoeuvre puts squeeze on German markets regulation

Mon, 03/11/2008 - 05:49

It wasn't as if hedge fund managers needed another reason to dislike Germany, what with its insistent calls for increased regulation of the industry, but last week's game played by luxury »

Hedgeweek Comment: The weeding-out process

Hedgeweek Comment: The weeding-out process

Thu, 30/10/2008 - 05:58

As the domino effect from the credit crunch continues, it is becoming increasingly clear that many hedge funds will be forced to shut down due to the interplay of shrinking access to lever »

Hedgeweek Comment: Consolidation beckons for battered industry

Hedgeweek Comment: Consolidation beckons for battered industry

Wed, 29/10/2008 - 05:49

The hedge fund industry could well be the next big victim of the credit crunch, according to the Bank of England, which says in its latest financial stability report that in the wake of on »

Hedgeweek Comment: Hedge funds bear brunt of party games

Hedgeweek Comment: Hedge funds bear brunt of party games

Tue, 28/10/2008 - 05:42

It was only a matter of time, wasn't it? »

Hedgeweek Comment: SEC may take a leaf from UK's book

Hedgeweek Comment: SEC may take a leaf from UK's book

Mon, 27/10/2008 - 06:04

The chief executive of the UK's Financial Services Authority, Hector Sants, may have seen his comment about hedge funds not needing additional regulation splashed all over the UK media, bu »

Hedgeweek Comment: Capital requirements move up the agenda

Hedgeweek Comment: Capital requirements move up the agenda

Thu, 23/10/2008 - 07:03

Capital adequacy requirements is a topic that lately may have become lost amid the chaos of the financial markets, but now the Alternative Investment Management Association says the hedge »

Hedgeweek Comment: Aussie regulator hesitates to lift short-selling ban

Hedgeweek Comment: Aussie regulator hesitates to lift short-selling ban

Wed, 22/10/2008 - 07:01

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission yesterday extended the ban on covered short-selling for non-financial stocks until November 19, but announced that its ban on shorting »

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