Conn. Hedge Fund Bill Dies—Again

May 12 2010 | 2:53am ET

For the second time in as many years, a Connecticut effort to regulate hedge funds in the state has failed.

The Connecticut state Senate failed to vote on the measure before the General Assembly adjourned, despite its unanimous approval last week by the state House of Representatives. Last year, the roles were reversed, with the House failing to vote on the measure.

The bill would have made the Nutmeg State—the world’s third largest hedge fund center, after New York and London—the first in the U.S. to impose regulations on hedge funds. The bill would have imposed new reporting requirements on funds in Connecticut, including new conflicts of interest disclosures for hedge funds with more than $100 million in assets.


In Depth

Debunking Conventional Investment Wisdom

Feb 8 2017 | 3:22pm ET

Due diligence in the hedge fund world has long involved some combination of the...

Lifestyle

'Tis the Season: Wall Street Holiday Parties Back In Fashion

Dec 22 2016 | 9:23pm ET

Spending on Wall Street holiday parties has largely returned to pre-2008 levels...

Guest Contributor

The Future of Private Equity: New Opportunities, New Challenges

Feb 3 2017 | 6:41pm ET

The private equity industry’s astonishing rebound since the financial crisis has...

 

From the current issue of