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MFA Submits Written Testimony to Senate Agriculture Committee for Hearing on the Derivatives Market and CFTC Reauthorization

Posted on June 27, 2019

Senate Agriculture Committee Holds Hearing on the Derivatives Market and CFTC Reauthorization On Tuesday, June 25, the Senate Agriculture Committee […]

MFA Testifies in House Committee Hearing on the Impact of International Developments on the U.S. Derivatives Market

Posted on June 27, 2019

On Wednesday, June 26, MFA member, Stephen Berger, Managing Director and Global Head of Government & Regulatory Policy at Citadel […]

MFA Statement on Senate Confirmation of CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert

Posted on June 5, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – MFA President and CEO Richard H. Baker today released the following statement on the U.S. Senate’s confirmation […]

Hedgefundamentals: An Introduction to Short Selling

Posted on May 3, 2019

Regulators have long recognized the critical role short selling plays in well-functioning capital markets – increasing transparency, contributing to price […]

MFA Comments on SEC Fund of Funds Arrangements

Posted on April 30, 2019

On April 30, MFA submitted a letter to the SEC in response to its proposal to update the regulatory framework […]

CFTC Approves Rule on Segregation of Assets Held as Collateral

Posted on March 29, 2019

On Thursday, March 28, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approved in seriatim the final rule on “Segregation of Assets […]

MFA and SIFMA AMG Comments Seek Risk-Sensitive Calculations of Cleared Derivatives Exposures

Posted on March 20, 2019

Washington, DC, March 18, 2019 – Managed Funds Association (MFA) and SIFMA Asset Management Group (SIFMA AMG) today submitted comments to several […]

MFA Testimony to Senate Banking Committee on Data Privacy, Protection and Collection

Posted on March 18, 2019

On March 15, MFA submitted written testimony in response to a request by the Senate Banking Committee for feedback from […]

Looking Ahead: Hedge Funds in 2019

Posted on February 22, 2019

Despite the ups and down of 2018, there is reason to be bullish on the hedge fund industry. Nearly 80% […]

After the Crisis: Five Steps to Encourage Investment and Growth Now

Posted on November 2, 2018

Op-ed on Stimulating Investment and Growth Richard H. Baker President and CEO, Managed Funds Association In the decade since the […]