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MFA Template, Canada – Client Electronic Trading Services Representation

Posted on March 31, 2014

In working with Members, MFA has developed a client electronic trading services representation template to facilitate Members’ compliance with new […]

MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Word of the Day: Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Posted on March 31, 2014

MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Definition – Securities Exchange Act of 1934 is an act that governs the continuing and reporting […]

Benefits of Electronic Trading Explained

Posted on March 30, 2014

Not only does electronic trading continue to make our financial markets more competitive, but it has brought numerous benefits to […]

MFA Letter on PFIC Reporting

Posted on March 28, 2014

On March 28, MFA submitted a letter to the IRS encouraging the IRS to exclude funds that mark their assets […]

New Billion Dollar Club Listing Shows Club’s Hedge Fund Assets at All-Time High

Posted on March 28, 2014

Earlier this week the new Billion Dollar Club was released by Absolute Return, showing that the American hedge fund industry […]

MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Word of the Day: Hedge

Posted on March 28, 2014

MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Definition – Hedge is an investment or strategy that attempts to reduce the impact of adverse […]

eVestment Data Show Historic Inflows for Hedge Funds in February

Posted on March 27, 2014

Recent data from eVestment spotlight investor allocations to hedge funds that reached a record high last month.  Investors allocated $41 […]

MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Word of the Day: Over-the-Counter (OTC)

Posted on March 27, 2014

MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Definition – Over-the-Counter (OTC) is the trading of financial instruments directly between two parties pursuant to […]

New MFA Resource Details How Hedge Funds Count Their Assets

Posted on March 26, 2014

MFA released its latest educational resource today, a new presentation that serves as a basic introduction to how hedge funds […]

Recent eVestment Data Detail Asset Distribution Among Global Hedge Funds

Posted on March 26, 2014

New data analysis from eVestment illustrates the structural details of the global hedge fund industry, highlighting the fact that funds […]