Financial Regulatory Forum

ANALYSIS-Wall Street still in the hedge fund game

June 27, 2010

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss and Matthew Goldstein

BOSTON/NEW YORK, June 25 (Reuters) – It appears Wall Street investment banks can stay in the highly-profitable hedge fund business after all.

Singapore prepares to tighten rules for hedge funds – source

October 19, 2009

Office buildings of housing banks and wealth management funds are pictured in Singapore's financial district March 17, 2009. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash  (SINGAPORE BUSINESS CITYSCAPE) By Kevin Lim
SINGAPORE, Oct 19 (Reuters) – Singapore is preparing to tighten regulations for hedge funds and other alternative fund managers, potentially making it more difficult and expensive for smaller newcomers to set up operations, sources said.

Pension funds join battle over EU hedge fund rules

August 4, 2009

By Joel Dimmock
LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – British pension funds have begun exerting pressure to change proposed European Union rules that would impose new regulations on the hedge fund and alternative investment sector.