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MFA Submits Comments to CFTC on Package Trades

Posted on April 23, 2014

On April 23, MFA submitted a comment letter to the CFTC on certain rule amendments self-certified by ICE Swap Trade, […]

MFA’s Latest Policy Brief Newsletter Highlights Advocacy and Education Initiatives

Posted on April 23, 2014

Earlier today the Managed Funds Association released the newest edition of its monthly newsletter, the Policy Brief.  This month’s Policy […]

Hedge Fund Assets Hit Yet Another Record

Posted on April 22, 2014

Assets in the global hedge fund industry surged to yet another record in the first quarter of 2014, driven by […]

ESMA Chairman Notes Lack of Resources for EU Securities Regulators

Posted on April 21, 2014

Steven Maijoor, chairman of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) said that European securities regulators lack the resources to […]

Hong Kong Jockey Club Allocates to Hedge Funds

Posted on April 18, 2014

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has begun to make direct allocations to hedge funds.  The Jockey Club, a non-profit organization […]

Hedge Fund Launches and Searches Continue Strongly into First Quarter of 2014

Posted on April 17, 2014

Hedge fund launches in the first quarter of 2014 continued to be driven by North America-based managers.  Seventy-three percent of […]

SEC Staff Issues Guidance on Social Media Use and Testimonial Rule

Posted on April 16, 2014

Staff of the SEC’s Division of Investment Management recently issued guidance to assist registered investment advisers in applying Rule 206(4)-1(a)(1) […]

Hedge Funds More Transparent Than Registered Investment Vehicles

Posted on April 16, 2014

A recent report from Hedge Fund Alert shows that inside the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), hedge funds are seen […]

MFA Submits Letter to NFA on Proposed CPO/CTA Capital Requirements

Posted on April 15, 2014

MFA submitted a letter to the National Futures Association (NFA) in response to its Notices to Members I-14-03 and I-14-05 […]

Hedge Funds Top the S&P 500 in First Quarter

Posted on April 14, 2014

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index gained 1.5% in the first quarter of 2014, beating the S&P 500, which managed an […]