Wednesday, 27 August 2014
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Jul 21 2006 | 5:28pm ET
Hedge funds have lost a champion on the Commodities Futures Trading Commission with the resignation of Sharon Brown-Hruska. The former business school professor, who was nominated to be a commissioner in 2002, will join NERA Economic Consulting's securities and finance practice as a vice president.
Brown-Hruska served as acting chairman of the agency from 2004 to 2005.
"Sharon's deep understanding of global financial markets will further enhance NERA's leading position as a foremost authority on securities and finance issues," NERA President Andrew Carron said. On the CFTC, Brown-Hruska urged caution in issuing new hedge fund regulations, and was a prominent opponent of the Securities and Exchange Commission's hedge fund registration requirement.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...