Thursday, 28 August 2014
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Oct 24 2008 | 10:03am ET
The head of the British Financial Services Authority had some surprisingly kind words for the hedge fund this week, arguing that there is no need for further regulation of the industry.
Hector Sants told the Hedge 2008 conference in London that hedge funds were holding up better than many other parts of the financial services industry, although he expects more hedge fund failures in the months to come. But despite calls on both sides of the Atlantic for tighter control over the industry, Sants says increased regulation is not needed.”
“There is pressure for more regulation in a rather general way,” he said. “I don’t particularly think more regulation is needed, but I do think more effective regulation is needed.”
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 ...