Tag: Dodd-Frank Act

Financial Regulation and the Hedge Fund Industry Part 2

The Hedge Fund industry is often perceived as unregulated. It is actually not the case. In fact, since the onset of the financial crisis,...

How Top 10% of Hedge Fund Managers control around 90% of...

“The $1bn Club, those hedge funds with at least $1bn or more in assets under management, have continued to grow over the past twelve...

Real Estate Private Equity Industry Outlook 2015

The Real Estate Private Equity Industry has shown an impressive performance with 16.7 % annualised annual return over the last three years. The Industry...

Cherry-Picking Season for Hedge Funds

In the wake of increased hedge fund and private-equity fund registration as mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, the Securities and Exchange...

Keeping Custodians Clean

One of the salient regulatory rules to emerge from the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act was the “custody rule” mandating that an investment adviser...

Six Agencies Approve Final Risk Retention Rule

Six federal agencies have approved the final rule requiring sponsors of securitization transactions to retain risk in those transactions. The rule is an implementation...

Broken Engagement? SEC uses data against advisers

Much hype has surrounded the outreach efforts of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to “engage” the private fund industry. The campaign supposedly is...

Changes in Rules and Regulations Affecting the Hedge Fund Industry

Dodd-Frank Act One of the most recent and pertinent rules applying to this industry is the Dodd-Frank Act, which forbids banks from having an ownership...

Dissecting Dodd-Frank

Since recent four-year anniversary of the passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, pundits across the public-opinion spectrum have weighed in on the seminal...

Bank Restricted From Hedge Fund Sales To Client

As part of a settlement approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on August 5, 2014, America’s third largest bank has agreed to...