SEC’s Kathleen Casey to chair AIMA

By Lawrence Delevingne

Thu Sep 20, 2012

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The former Republican commissioner and veteran of Capitol Hill has a history of supporting hedge fund interests.

  Kathleen Casey at the SEC in 2010 (Photo: Bloomberg)
Kathleen Casey, a Republican U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissioner from 2006 to 2011, has been selected to chair the Alternative Investment Management Association, according to a person familiar with the situation. A formal announcement is expected tomorrow.

Casey replaces outgoing chairman Todd Groome following the end of his two consecutive two-year term as one of the hedge fund industry's most prominent lobbyists. The chairman's role is part time,...


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