It’s Mutual Fund v. Goldstein In Reversal For Bulldog Manager

Nov 14 2006 | 10:34am ET

Arguably the most famous plaintiff in hedge fund history now finds himself as the defendant.

Phillip Goldstein—the Goldstein in Goldstein v. SEC, the case that killed the Securities and Exchange Commission’s hedge fund registration requirement—and his Saddle Brook, N.J.-based hedge fund, Bulldog Investors, are being sued by a closed-end mutual fund that claims the hedge fund owns too many of its shares.

The RMR Hospitality and Real Estate Fund said Bulldog has reportedly acquired about 14% of its outstanding shares, in contravention of a rule restricting ownership to 9.8%. The Newton, Mass.-based fund said that Bulldog has refused to comply with repeated requests that it abide by the share ownership limit, and other requirements, of RMR’s trust agreement.


In Depth

bfinance: Fees Falling Across Asset Classes, Yet Overall Investor Costs Still Climbing

May 16 2017 | 9:53pm ET

Despite unprecedented attention on fees, new research from investment consultancy...

Lifestyle

CFA Institute To Add Computer Science To Exam Curriculum

May 24 2017 | 9:25pm ET

Starting in 2019, financial industry executives sitting for the coveted Chartered...

Guest Contributor

Risk-Based Compliance: Why Oversight Of Outsourcing Is Critical

May 10 2017 | 7:02pm ET

Compliance is notoriously one of the trickiest middle office functions for funds...

 

From the current issue of