Democratic Gains May Impact Hedge Fund Landscape

Nov 8 2006 | 11:39am ET

Democratic gains in both house of the U.S. Congress is yesterday’s mid-term election has the potential to shift the debate on hedge fund regulation.

With gains of upward of 30 seats and control assured in the House of Representatives, Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass. -- pictured) is set to become the next chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, succeeding the retiring Rep. Michael Oxley (R-Ohio).


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