TITLE

Wish Carefully

AUTHOR(S)
Berman, Kenneth I.; Harrell, Michael P.; MacHarg, Marcia; Speigel, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Investment Dealers' Digest;2/26/2007, Vol. 73 Issue 8, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the two sets of rules proposed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that cover a wider area than the hedge fund registration. These are the anti-fraud rule and the new accredited investor rule, which classify the categories of natural persons who can invest in certain types of private funds. The proposal, if approved, would limit the availability of private funds to unsophisticated retail investor.
ACCESSION #
24315183

 

Related Articles

  • Hedge Fund Registration Sparks Broad Criticism. Conrad, Lee // U.S. Banker;Dec2004, Vol. 114 Issue 12, p10 

    The article reports that the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) decision to register most of the estimated 8,350 hedge funds is drawing heavy criticism from the business community and some government officials. The SEC says the rule, passed on October 26, will help protect investors and...

  • Institutions ready to pull the plug if claims are true. Williamson, Christine // Pensions & Investments;9/15/2003, Vol. 31 Issue 19, p1 

    If Eliot Spitzer is right about the culpability of four money management companies and a third-party administrator in permitting market timing and late trading in mutual funds by a hedge fund, investors will be swift to mete out punishment. That will come in the form of outflows of retail,...

  • Hedge Funds Take a Pass on Retail Investors. Frankie, Chris // Money Management Executive;5/26/2003, Vol. 11 Issue 21, p1 

    Focuses on the topics discussed at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission roundtable on hedge funds. Lobbying effort of hedge fund representatives to ease restrictions on mutual funds; Outlook for the hedge fund industry; Concern expressed by regulators about the risk facing investors.

  • Hedge Funds Must Comply Now! Hintze, John // Traders Magazine;Mar2005, Vol. 18, p20 

    This article reports that next February's requirement for hedge fund managers to register with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission seems a long way off and, in the vein of Y2K and most other human endeavors, there almost certainly will be a mad rush late this year to meet the compliance...

  • Registration Pro and Con. Punater, Jayesh // Securities Industry News;10/24/2005, Vol. 17 Issue 35, p4 

    Examines regulatory issues on U.S. hedge funds under the Rule 203(b)(3)-2 of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Information on the September 2003 report "Implications of the Growth of Hedge Funds" conducted by the SEC; Goal of the regulation concerning investors; Background on...

  • Closing the Regulatory Gap.  // Multinational Monitor;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p37 

    An interview with David Ruder, chair of the Mutual Fund Directors Forum, is presented. According to Ruder, a hedge fund refers to a pooled investment vehicle not open to the public and handled by managers. He mentioned that hedge funds usually are not governed by the Securities and Exchange...

  • Hedge Fund Opportunities Shrinking. Toland, Tamiko // Money Management Executive;7/4/2005, Vol. 13 Issue 26, p4 

    This article focuses on shrinkage in the hedge fund opportunities. The hedge fund market is reducing its investing opportunities and forcing the skillful hedge fund managers to look to the long term. As the hedge fund investing is confined to sophisticated investors with at least $1 million in...

  • New SEC Hedge Fund Rules But US Industry Still Grows.  // Emerging Markets Monitor;7/16/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 15, p5 

    The article reports on the approval by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of a new anti-fraud rule for hedge funds after the regulator's authority to implement certain enforcement actions was thrown into question by a U.S. court in 2006. SEC commissioners voted in favor of a new...

  • The Survey Says… Hedge Funds Rock? Terzo, Gerelyn // Investment Dealers' Digest;2/23/2009, Vol. 75 Issue 8, p5 

    The article discusses the access provided for some institutional investors to some hedge funds in 2009 in the U.S. According to the survey conducted by the research firm Preqin, in spite of the $8 billion alleged investment strategy disclosed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, there...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics