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MFA General Counsel Participates in ESMA Hearing

Posted on February 19, 2015

MFA’s General Counsel Stuart Kaswell today participated in an open hearing with the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) regarding […]

MFA Statement on EU Capital Markets Union Proposal

Posted on February 19, 2015

The European Commission yesterday released its proposal for a Capital Markets Union that is intended to alleviate impediments to cross-border […]

Endowments, Foundations Increase Hedge Fund Allocations

Posted on February 4, 2015

Institutional investors currently represent almost 65 percent of all hedge fund assets under management, and endowments and foundations are likely […]

SEC Issues Cybersecurity Reports

Posted on February 3, 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission today issued a report on cybersecurity for financial advisors and brokerages, as well as a […]

MFA Board Members Discuss Fund Challenges, Opportunities

Posted on January 27, 2015

A panel of MFA Board Members discussed key challenges and opportunities for hedge fund managers and their investors. The panelists […]

Second Day of MFA’s Network 2015 Kicks Off with Industry Research Report

Posted on January 27, 2015

Industry research firm Preqin kicked off the second day of the Managed Funds Association’s Network 2015 conference with an overview […]

MFA’s Network 2015 Opens in Miami

Posted on January 26, 2015

Nearly 800 investors, allocators, fund managers and service providers are gathered in Miami for the Managed Funds Association’s annual Network […]

Institutional Investors Almost 65 Percent of Hedge Fund Assets

Posted on January 22, 2015

Hedge funds set new records in 2014, according to the industry research firm Preqin. The firm’s 2015 Global Hedge Fund […]

Managed Funds Association Statement on the State of the Union Address

Posted on January 21, 2015

Managed Funds Association (MFA) President and CEO Richard H. Baker tonight issued the following statement regarding the President’s State of […]

SEC Outlines Compliance & Exam Focus for 2015

Posted on January 14, 2015

The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) this week announced its main […]