The appointment of Rep. Christopher Cox (R-Calif.) as the
next chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission has
drawn some enthusiasm from within the ranks of the hedge fund
community, which is awaiting the enactment of mandatory
registration early next year, and they are hopeful that Cox's
tenure will bring less new regulation.
Voices within the industry, such as the Washington
D.C.-based Managed Funds Association, have professed praise for
the outgoing SEC...