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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Inaccurate data reporting and suboptimal evaluations may prove to be a very serious issue that could really call into question FSOC’s work. To help policy makers evaluate these issues, I present data and discuss results in my forthcoming article.

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Hedge Fund Manager Registration under the Dodd-Frank Act

Hedge Fund Manager Registration Under the Dodd-Frank Act (2013). San Diego Law Review, Vol. 50, 2013. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2150377 For the last three decades, the SEC has repeatedly yet unsuccessfully attempted to register hedge fund managers. Resolving the tension between the industry and regulators regarding the appropriate level of regulatory oversight, the Dodd-Frank Act […]

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Wall Street Does Not Fear the Dodd-Frank Act

Should Wall Street be afraid of the new rules established by the Dodd-Frank Act? For more than thirty years until the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Act, the hedge fund industry had resisted attempts by the SEC to register hedge fund managers. The SEC’s last attempted to register hedge fund managers failed in 2006 when the […]

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