Associations Express Pleasure at Cox Confirmation
WASHINGTON (HedgeWorld)--The full U.S. Senate, acting on a favorable report from its banking committee, voted to confirm President George W. Bush's three nominations to the Securities and Exchange Commission Friday, thus elevating Annette Nazareth to commissioner, extending the tenure of Commissioner Roel C. Campos to 2010, and making Rep. Christopher...
Fourteen Perspectives on Reauthorization of CFTC
WASHINGTON (HedgeWorld.com)--Congress has begun its once-every-five-years reauthorization of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The most recent reauthorization was accompanied by sweeping reform legislation, the Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000, and on Wednesday, March 9, a subcommittee of the House of Representatives listened to 14 witnesses give their assessment of...
MFA to SEC: Limit Scope of Trade-Through Rule
WASHINGTON (HedgeWorld.com)--The Managed Funds Association has commented on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's reproposal of rules for the National Market System. Last spring, the SEC proposed a set of rules that elicited a great deal of comment. In reaction to some of the comment, the SEC revised the earlier...
Roye to Address MFA Seminar on Sound Practices
WASHINGTON (HedgeWorld.com)--The director of the division of investment management for the Securities and Exchange Commission, Paul F. Roye, will address a Managed Funds Association seminar in New York on Jan. 12. This is the first in a series of sound-practices seminars the MFA has planned in order to educate its...
AIMA, MFA Reaction to SEC Rule Proposal Ranges from Wait-And-See to Whoa, Nellie
Hedge fund industry trade groups on both sides of the Atlantic said they planned to carefully review the Securities and Exchange Commission's proposed hedge fund manager registration rule, but early indications are that once they do neither will much like what it sees.
SEC Keeps Shifting Rationale for Mandatory Registration, Industry Observers Say
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--In the two-plus years since it started its investigation into hedge funds, the Securities and Exchange Commission has offered different reasons for wanting...
EFA Successful in MFA Completes Submissions to SEC
WASHINGTON (HedgeWorld.com)--The Managed Funds Association sent its third installment of its commentary to the Securities and Exchange Commission this week, officials announced. The latest document is...
Roye Speaks of Hedge Fund Fraud in Speech to ICI
ORLANDO, Fla. (HedgeWorld.com)--The director of investment management at the Securities and Exchange Commission addressed a conference of the Investment Company Institute Monday, and promised its...
MFA Wary of Disclosure Requirements for Short Sell
WASHINGTON (HedgeWorld.com)--The Managed Funds Association does not believe that hedge funds should be required to disclose specific short positions according to the comments it submitted...
MFA, Others, Comment on Changing Money-Laundering
WASHINGTON (HedgeWorld.com)--The Managed Funds Association mailed the Secretariat of the Financial Action Task Force, Paris, its comments on the FATF's consultation paper aimed especially at...