MFA Blog

Jan. 30th Brings New AIFMD Reporting Deadline

Posted on January 7, 2015

New reporting requirements resulting from the European Union’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive are due by January 30, 2015. The […]

MFA Releases 2014 Year In Review

Posted on January 6, 2015

MFA released its 2014 Year In Review report today which highlights the many policy and regulatory matters that the MFA […]

Report: AIFMD Likely Leads To Higher Costs

Posted on January 5, 2015

One of the key takeaways from recently released Preqin data dealt with the impact the European Union’s Alternative Investment Fund […]

Baby Boomers Turn to Alternatives for Retirement Protection

Posted on January 2, 2015

Once considered too complex or out of reach by most investors, alternatives are now experiencing growing popularity among Baby Boomers […]

Hedge Funds Fill Financing Void in Hong Kong

Posted on December 31, 2014

Hedge fund managers are filling a void left as a result of traditional financing sources not offering senior debt to small […]

Survey: Institutional Investors Use Alternatives to Meet Long Term Goals

Posted on December 29, 2014

A recent survey by Natixis Global Asset Management found institutional investors, including many pension funds, were confident they would meet […]

State Pension Funds Report Strong Hedge Fund Portfolio Returns

Posted on December 24, 2014

According to tracking data from Pensions & Investments, chief investment officers for large state pension plans reported their hedge fund […]

SEC Proposes Required JOBS Act Amendments

Posted on December 23, 2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission has voted on three  proposed amendments dealing with registration thresholds, registration terminations and reporting requirements. The […]

MFA Comments on Registration and Regulation of Security-Based SEFs

Posted on December 22, 2014

Late last week, MFA sent a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with updated comments and recommendations on […]

GAO Issues Dodd-Frank Report

Posted on December 19, 2014

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) this week published a report examining the implementation progress and economic impact of the Dodd-Frank […]