An EU proposal for the public disclosure of the net short
positions of individual managers risks distorting financial
markets, according to an independent study, and is not
effective in meeting the needs of companies wishing to raise
capital, investors seeking efficient risk management or
regulators addressing financial stability.
The report by Oliver Wyman, the international management
consulting firm, was commissioned by global hedge fund
association AIMA and sponsored by Deutsche Bank.
The new study seeks to update the findings from a 2010