Apr 7 2006 | 12:00am ET
By Deirdre Brennan
Some public leaders and financial industry experts are pushing to have the definition of an “accredited investor” changed by raising the minimum income and net-worth requirements. The move would make it more difficult for the mass-affluent to invest in hedge funds, which proponents of the rule change believe will provide greater investor protection. Others question whether the rule really protects investors at all.
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…