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Europe’s Largest Pension Sticking with Hedge Funds

Posted on September 24, 2014

“We are extremely happy with them.”  This straight forward assessment of hedge fund investments came from Eduard van Gelderen, CIO […]

Pensions Stick with Hedge Funds Despite CalPERS Exit – CNBC report

Posted on September 23, 2014

Most public pension plans, investment consultants, and money managers do not plan to follow the California Public Employees’ Retirement System’s […]

MFA Comments on Net Stable Funding Ration Consultative Document

Posted on September 23, 2014

On September 21, MFA submitted a comment letter to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision on its proposed Net Stable Funding […]

Largest Hedge Funds Continue Growth

Posted on September 22, 2014

The largest hedge funds based in the Americas continued to grow their assets and are now managing a total of […]

MFA Requests SEC for 60-day Tick Size Pilot Program Comment Period

Posted on September 22, 2014

MFA submitted a letter to the SEC requesting it to provide a 60-day comment period on a proposed Tick Test […]

CFTC Staff Issues No-Action Relief to SEFs from Certain Block Trade Requirements

Posted on September 19, 2014

Earlier today, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Division of Market Oversight (DMO) issued a no-action letter that provides time-limited […]

Commentary Notes Positives for Hedge Fund Investing

Posted on September 19, 2014

Hedge funds offer institutional investors protection by reducing volatility and more liquidity than other alternative investments, important information to remember […]

MFA Submits Response to ESMA on EMIR Clearing of Credit Default Swaps

Posted on September 18, 2014

Yesterday, MFA submitted to the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) a response to its “Consultation Paper on the Clearing […]

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

Posted on September 17, 2014

Earlier today, MFA released the September issue of its monthly newsletter, the Policy Brief.  This month’s edition put a number of […]

SEC Regulation SCI Could Push Trading Costs Higher

Posted on September 16, 2014

A new Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rule, SEC Regulation Systems Compliance and Integrity (Reg SCI) could mean higher trading […]