Politics & Regulation

Global hedge fund industry is not “un-regulated”, says AIMA

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AIMA has responded vigorously to recent comments by leading bankers and in newspapers that have interpreted as saying that the global hedge fund industry is un-regulated and could pose a growing systemic risk as a result of the various new banking and financial regulations that are due to come into effect.

“The global hedge fund industry is not ‘un-regulated’ or lightly-regulated,” said AIMA in a statement. “Hedge fund managers are already rigorously regulated in all the main jurisdictions in which they operate, and significant new regulation is being introduced internationally.”

AIMA said it supports G20 regulatory initiatives for