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Hedge fund stories from the past 24 hours from Reuters and elsewhere:

rtxcg5sEU steered to strict hedge fund rules – Reuters

High fees, or no fees? – WSJ

Hedge fund bear throws in towel – FT

Hedge funds, brokers turn to poker – Sox First

New questions in Pequot case – AP

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Hedge fund stories from the past 24 hours from Reuters and elsewhere:

rtxcg5sWill hedgies switch to Bahrain? – Seeking Alpha

Event driven revival – FT

EU assault on hedge fund pay – Reuters

Blochet quits Brevan – Telegraph

Madoff yard sale: Baseball Jackets, coolers and fishing tackle – Reuters

Fight Fight Fight!

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bar_fight.gifFor those tiring of the squabbling over the European Union’s AIFM directive, at least the rhetoric continues to impress.

The EU threat has certainly made pension funds more bullish, and this week they were threatening to gang up on “arrogant” hedgies to force through far stricter terms on performance fees. “Institutional investors are totally disillusioned with funds not delivering what was on the tin,” Philip Read, chairman of the British Coal scheme, told chastened managers at the Hedge 2009 conference.

Dale Gabbert: Swedish massage hits the spot

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Guest blogger Dale Gabbert heads the funds group in the London office of law firm Reed Smith. His practice covers hedge funds, private equity and property funds and he is the author of Hedge Funds, a legal guide published by Butterworths Lexis Nexis.

The views expressed here are entirely the author’s own and do not constitute Reuters’ point of view.

Morning line-up

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Hedge fund stories from the past 24 hours from Reuters and elsewhere:

rtxcg5sInsurers quit hedge funds – Insurance Times

Investors fear hedge fund rules limit choice – Reuters

Hedge fund ATM moves to Washington – Bloomberg

Will the high water mark catch on – Seeking Alpha

Back to life (settlements) – HFMWeek

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