Hedge Funds Politics & Regulation

MFA endorses hedge fund registration

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In a policy shift, the Managed Funds Association announced its support for mandatory hedge fund registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

“Though hedge funds were not the cause of the ongoing problems in our financial markets and our economy, MFA and our members share the commitment of policy makers to enact measures that will help restore stability to our markets, strengthen financial institutions and restore investor confidence,” said Richard Baker, MFA president and chief executive. “We believe supporting mandatory registration for investment advisers is just one of the many important steps that can be taken towards these