Side Pockets Get Uncomfortable SEC Attention

Apr 28 2010 | 8:08am ET

The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating hedge funds’ use of side-pockets during the financial crisis.

A new SEC enforcement unit focused on asset managers is working on two side-pocket cases it plans to bring before the Commission within six months, The Wall Street Journal reports. The regulator is also continuing its probe into New York-based hedge fund Ram Capital Resources’ use of side-pockets.


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