Meet the reps: MFA announces its new board
By Lawrence Delevingne
Tue Sep 28, 2010
Fresh off several Washington victories, the hedge fund lobbyist tries to keep the momentum going.
Hedge funds learned
of their representatives in Washington today as industry
lobbyist Managed Funds Association announced its 2010 and 2011 board of
The theme is
continued engagement with regulators and lawmakers following
several successful efforts to block what were seen as onerous
aspects of financial reform legislation and other issues
affecting the industry, particularly taxation (See "How hedge funds shaped financial reform," AR June 2010).
There's still plenty of work to be done. Much of the
Dodd-Frank law's provisions are still being decided at the
regulatory level, and the MFA subsequently notes that new board
members-including newly elected directors representing Advent,
AQR, Highbridge, Highside, TPG-Axon, and Winton-have policy
experience at Treasury, CFTC, and the SEC. The board is...
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