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MFA’s Forum 2014 Kicks Off with Discussion Between with Lee Partridge and James St. Aubin

Posted on June 18, 2014

MFA’s annual managed futures and macro strategies conference kicked off this morning in Chicago with an armchair chat between Lee […]

MFA’s Latest Policy Brief Highlights Advocacy and Education Initiatives, Industry News Updates

Posted on June 18, 2014

MFA’s June edition of the monthly Policy Brief newsletter put a spotlight on Association advocacy and education outreach initiatives, while […]

David Harding to Speak Tomorrow at MFA’s Forum 2014 in Chicago

Posted on June 17, 2014

David Harding, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Winton Capital Management Ltd. and a Member of MFA’s Board of Directors […]

Fort Lauderdale Pension Look to Opportunistic Hedge Funds

Posted on June 17, 2014

The Fort Lauderdale Police & Fire Retirement System is looking to add opportunistic hedge funds to its portfolio.  According to […]

EU Threatens to Exclude Financial Services From TTIP

Posted on June 16, 2014

A recent report from the Financial Times noted that the European Union “is threatening to exclude banks, hedge funds, insurers, […]

Pennsylvania State Pension Looks to Allocate More to Hedge Funds

Posted on June 13, 2014

The Philadelphia Board of Pensions and Retirement approved an allocation to a long/short hedge fund manager at its April investment […]

CFTC Names New Head of Enforcement Division

Posted on June 12, 2014

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) yesterday named Aitan Goelman to the post of Director of the Division of Enforcement.  […]

Hedge Funds See Spike in Inflows to Start the Year

Posted on June 11, 2014

2014 has started with strong inflows to the hedge fund industry, with funds seeing more than three-times as much in […]

MFA Offers New MiFID Resource Web Page

Posted on June 10, 2014

Earlier today, MFA launched an enhanced web page outlining the issues surrounding the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID).  The […]

MFA Infographic Explains Distressed Debt Investing

Posted on June 9, 2014

MFA’s latest infographic explains the basics of distressed debt investing, delving into topics such as who invests and why this […]