The Effect of the Dodd-Frank Act on Hedge Fund Performance – Presentation at George Washington University Law School

THE CENTER FOR LAW, ECONOMICS AND FINANCE AT THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL FOURTH ANNUAL JUNIOR FACULTY BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL LAW WORKSHOP AND JUNIOR FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP PRIZES Sponsored by Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP The George Washington University Law School 2000 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 February 7-8, 2014 Friday February 7 Welcome, […]

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New Hedge Fund Data on SEC Form PF – Presentation at Investment Fund Roundtable

Investment Fund Roundtable program 1 2014 Investment Funds A Roundtable Discussion Brooklyn Law School Friday, January 31, 2014 Discussion Agenda Session I:      Fiduciaries: Harmonizing the Standard of Conduct for Financial Intermediaries Moderator: Deborah A. DeMott, Duke University School of Law Is there and ought there be a common standard of conduct for financial intermediaries toward […]

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Hedge Funds – A New Era of Transparency

Hedge funds play a critical role in capital formation, and are increasingly influential participants in the capital markets.  The hedge fund industry is transitioning from a secretive industry to a widely-recognized and influential group of investment managers. Mary Jo White’s speech at the Managed Funds Association Conference on October 18, 2013 underscores the transformation of the […]

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HEDGE FUND REGULATION SYMPOSIUM

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA LAW SCHOOL CORPORATE INSTITUTE HEDGE FUND REGULATION SYMPOSIUM Tuesday, November 5, at 3:15-5:15PM (Reception to follow) University of Minnesota Law School Room 25 Applied for CLE Credits – 2 hours (No charge) RSVP to melloh@umn.edu   US hedge fund regulation under the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010…European hedge fund regulation…legal and illegal use […]

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Presenting on “Hedge Fund Compliance Cost” at Canadian Law & Economics Association in Toronto

Presentation at the Canadian Law and Economics Association annual meeting  on September 29, 2013 in Toronto:   The Impact of Compliance Cost of Financial Regulation ­- Evidence from the Private Fund Industry by Wulf A. Kaal Abstract  A common complaint about financial regulation is that it predominantly affects smaller firms because the cost of compliance brings increasing […]

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A Bright Future for the Hedge Fund Industry and its Impact on Policy Making

The Financial Times reports that hedge funds have transformed themselves and are increasingly influencing policy. My own work provides some empirical support for these observations. My study “Hedge Fund Manager Registration under the Dodd Frank Act” shows that hedge fund managers are only mildly affected by unprecedented registration and disclosure obligations under the Dodd-Frank Act and will be […]

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Summary of Recent Study on Hedge Fund Manager Registration under Title IV of the Dodd-Frank Act

Read the article at Cayman Financial Review Read the full study This article summarises the results of a recent survey of private fund managers.* The study identifies the possible effects of hedge fund adviser registration under the Dodd-Frank Act and is intended to support policy makers in implementing new rules pertaining to the hedge fund […]

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