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MFA’s Latest Understanding Hedge Funds Newsletter Now Available

Posted on September 10, 2014

The newest edition of MFA’s monthly newsletter, Understanding Hedge Funds, is now available for reading and download.  Readers will find […]

New MFA Infographic Highlights Diverse Hedge Fund Investor Base

Posted on September 10, 2014

The Managed Funds Association (MFA) released an educational infographic this morning, adding to its expanding library of content that explains […]

CFTC Eases Hedge Fund Rules Related to JOBS Act

Posted on September 10, 2014

Yesterday, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight issued an exemption from certain CFTC […]

Commodities Exemptions Debated by CFTC

Posted on September 9, 2014

As it works to complete rules for position limits, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is debating “the scope of […]

Investors Look to Add to Liquid Alts Holdings

Posted on September 8, 2014

A new survey from Deutsche Bank noted that investors are expected to add $49 billion to liquid alternatives over the […]

Disagreement Between U.S. and Europe Cause Potential Delay Over Swaps Rules

Posted on September 5, 2014

The European Union is discussing delaying a deadline for a second time in its efforts to reform the global derivatives […]

Emerging Market Hedge Funds Post Strong Returns

Posted on September 4, 2014

Emerging Market hedge fund assets posted an eighth consecutive quarterly record, according to a recent report from Hedge Fund Research.  […]

New MFA Video Highlights Investor Objectives for Hedge Fund Investments

Posted on September 3, 2014

Investors have a number of diverse criteria when evaluating their hedge fund portfolios.  These criteria, and a recent Preqin report […]

Buy-Side Associations Submit to CFTC Follow-Up Request to Allow Netting of OTC Swaps in Certain Circumstances for Compliance with CPO De Minimis Trading Registration Exemption

Posted on September 2, 2014

On August 29, MFA, jointly with Investment Company Institute, Investment Adviser Association, Alternative Investment Management Association and the Asset Management […]

FSOC to Discuss Oversight of Non-Bank Firms Next Week

Posted on August 29, 2014

The U.S. Treasury Department stated Thursday that the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) will meet next week on September 4 […]