Opinion

Too big to fail, or too boring to succeed?

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The excitement never seems to end these days in global markets

By Aradhna Dayal

The excitement never seems to end these days in global markets! As I watched the Goldman saga unfold – and saw one of the most ‘blue-blooded’ of banks on Wall Street get embroiled in SEC charges – I began wondering what it means for Asian hedge fund managers. That it could be the beginning of a regulatory tsunami and therefore result in a dramatic change in the regulatory landscape for hedge funds globally, including Asia, seems quite plausible. But the key question is: are the investors rewriting their risk taking and