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 directors.
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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