New AIMA chair Casey talks shadow banking, SEC reporting, hedge fund public image
October 15, 2012
The former SEC commissioner hopes to use her Washington know-how to shape a plethora of new regulations.
Kathleen Casey is a quintessential Washingtonian.
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Air Force dad. Law school at George Mason. Thirteen years as a Senate staffer. Five years as a top Securities and Exchange Commission official. And since her five year term as an SEC commissioner ended in August 2011, Casey is now a regulatory consultant at Patomak Global Partners, a fellow at Georgetown, a member of the Library of Congress Trust Fund Board and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Advisory Council. A Republican, she's even taken a short term role advising Mitt Romney's presidential campaign.
The hope now is that Casey can use her Washington savvy to benefit hedge funds. The Alternative Investment Management Association, one of two major industry lobbying groups, appointed Casey as its chairman on September 20. London-based AIMA opted for someone with deep regulatory experience--Casey also did extensive work while at the SEC...
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