Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Mar 18 2009 | 3:19am ET
Hedge funds will get a look at their regulatory future next month as the European Union unveils new rules for the sector.
The European Commission will issue a directive on April 21, offering a draft bill that would impose binding rules on hedge funds and private equity firms designed to boost regulatory oversight of alternative investment firms. The new rules won’t come into effect anytime soon: The proposal must be adopted both by the European Parliament and the EU’s 27 member states.
“This will strengthen overall effectiveness of the regulatory supervisory system,” David Wright, deputy head of the EC’s internal markets unit, said.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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