Tuesday, 16 September 2014
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Jan 28 2009 | 2:06am ET
The drumbeat for hedge fund registation is growing louder every day.
On Monday, it was Luis Aguilar, a commissioner on the Securities and Exchange Commission, adding his voice to the growing chorus. Speaking to the Investment Company Institute’s board of governors meeting, Aguilar implored Congress to give the regulator more powers to regulate hedge funds.
“I urge Congress to close the glaring loopholes in securities regulation,” Aguilar said. “Currently, the SEC is prohibited from exerting jurisdiction over particular financial instruments that seem to fall squarely within the agency’s mission.”
Aguilar, a Democratic commissioner on the five-member SEC, joins new Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and SEC Chairman-designate Mary Schapiro in calling for greater oversight of hedge funds.
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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…
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