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AIMA provides key leadership role as industry fights its corner

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At a time when politicians are calling for tighter supervision of hedge funds, AIMA's role in engaging with global regulators and policy-makers appears to be bearing fruit

With the G20 Summit in London in April looming, the threat of some kind of politically-fuelled global crackdown on hedge funds is still very much alive as part of a package of measures to stimulate the world economy and respond to the global financial crisis.

Political rhetoric has reached new extremes in recent weeks, with UK prime minister Gordon Brown - who is hosting the Summit - exhorting the US Congress earlier this