Nov 18 2005 | 8:44pm ET
With less than three months to go before laws requiring hedge funds with more than $25 million in assets under management to register with the Securities and Exchange Commission come into affect, the buzz about their possible impact seems to be just that, buzz. Industry insiders at the Fourth Annual Fund-of-Funds forum in New York this week spoke about the new regulations, and the general consensus was that the laws will neither prevent fraud nor will they harm the hedge fund industry.
"We don't look to the SEC to do our due diligence," chuckled Patrick Egan, president and chief executive of Pennsylvania-based fund-of-funds firm Attalus Capital, speaking on a panel at the conference.
Mar 17 2014 | 9:30am ET
“Transparency” has become a touchstone for investors in the post-Madoff world but, according to Carl Lingenfelter, chief administration officer at Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, it's a concept that has evolved over the past five years from fraud protection to risk management to investment performance. Read more…
Mar 10 2014 | 11:33am ET
A huge thank you to all of the people who helped make last Thursday’s HFC NY Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit such a success. The charity gala raised nearly $2 million to prevent and treat child abuse in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Read more…