Politics & Regulation

Hedge Fund Standards Board launches international drive


The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) is launching an international drive to sign up more hedge fund managers in the US and Asia under its recently-elected new chairman, former Morgan Stanley International director Amelia Fawcett.

The HFSB, which brings together investors and managers to promote high standards of practice in the industry and has some 60 leading European hedge fund managers as signatories, will also be seeking to bring more US investors on board.

As part of this process, the HFSB says it is consulting on a series of amendments to make the Standards more relevant internationally and