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MFA Issues Statement on July 22 AIFMD Implementation Deadline

Posted on July 21, 2014

MFA has released a statement regarding the July 22 deadline for implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).  […]

Industry Report Shows Hedge Fund Capital Surges to New Milestone on Strong 2Q Inflows

Posted on July 21, 2014

According to the latest HFR Global Hedge Fund Industry Report, total hedge fund capital surged to an 8th consecutive quarterly […]

MFA Files Follow-up Letter with CFTC on Delegation of Commodity Pool Operator Obligations

Posted on July 18, 2014

MFA submitted a letter to the CFTC staff requesting clarifications to CFTC Staff Letter 14-69 (the “Letter”), which establishes a […]

MFA Commentary Featured in Preqin AIFMD Study

Posted on July 17, 2014

New research from Preqin: “Global Hedge Fund Managers Respond to AIFMD” reveals that hedge fund managers are ramping up efforts […]

MFA Submits Letter to ESAs on EMIR Risk Mitigation Regulatory Technical Standards

Posted on July 15, 2014

MFA submitted a comment letter to the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) on their joint consultation paper on “Draft regulatory technical […]

Majority of Marketers Say Asset Raising Environment is Good or Very Good

Posted on July 11, 2014

A recently released report from Infovest21 finds that a majority of hedge fund marketers feel that the current asset raising […]

In Bid to Enhance Alternative Investments, Canadian Pensions Open Foreign Offices

Posted on July 10, 2014

A number of Canadian pension funds are looking to foreign shores to help boost their alternative investments outside of their […]

MFA’s Understanding Hedge Funds Newsletter Highlights Educational Offerings

Posted on July 9, 2014

The second edition of MFA’s new monthly newsletter, Understanding Hedge Funds, was released earlier today.  The newsletter compliments MFA’s Policy […]

New York State Insurance Fund Seeks Fund of Fund for Investment

Posted on July 8, 2014

The New York State Insurance Fund issued a request for information recently as it searches for fund of fund managers […]

Hedge Funds Gain in June

Posted on July 7, 2014

Hedge funds performed positively in June, with Hedge Fund Research’s HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index growing 0.9% for the month.  […]