MFA Blog

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 […]

P&I Report Sees Hedge Fund Assets Rise Over 15%

Posted on September 15, 2014

Hedge fund assets grew by 15.4% in the year ending June 30, 2014 according to the results of a recent […]

Florida Pension to Hear From Hedge Fund Managers

Posted on September 12, 2014

Infovest21 reports that Fort Lauderdale Police and Fire Retirement System trustees will hear presentations from opportunistic hedge fund managers over […]

European Commission President-Elect Juncker Appoints Lord Jonathan Hill to New Financial Services Directorate

Posted on September 11, 2014

Yesterday in Brussels, European Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker announced his portfolio allocations and restructuring plans for the incoming European Commission.  […]

MFA’s Latest Understanding Hedge Funds Newsletter Now Available

Posted on September 10, 2014

The newest edition of MFA’s monthly newsletter, Understanding Hedge Funds, is now available for reading and download.  Readers will find […]

New MFA Infographic Highlights Diverse Hedge Fund Investor Base

Posted on September 10, 2014

The Managed Funds Association (MFA) released an educational infographic this morning, adding to its expanding library of content that explains […]