Are hedge fund trade associations aggressive enough?
By Lawrence Delevingne
Thu Jan 24, 2013
GAIM 2013: The lobbying groups are critiqued by panelists discussing industry regulation; MFA fires back.
||Mark Calabria (Source:
Do the Managed Funds Association, the Alternative Investment
Management Association and other hedge fund trade groups do
enough for their members in Washington? The answer was no for
several panelists discussing regulation at the GAIM USA
conference in Boca Raton, Fla. yesterday.
"Ideally the purpose of you paying dues to a trade
association, the Managed Funds Association, whatever, is for
them to take hits that you publicly don't want to take," said
Mark Calabria, director of financial regulation studies at the
free-market oriented think tank Cato Institute. "My...
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