Posts tagged with ‘eu’

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Future hedge fund regulation in the EU and its impact on Hong Kong and Singapore fund managers

July 12, 2009

On 30 April 2009 the European Commission, the executive body of the 27 Member State European Union (EU), published the final text of a draft EU Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (Directive). The Directive, once passed, will bind all Member States of the EU and will require national legislation to be passed by Member […]

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London Mayor: Hedge Fund might leave London for Singapore

July 9, 2009

I know, it sounds like a tabloid headline but basicaly not too far from the truth Mayor warns EU not to strangle world’s premier financial centre The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, today called on the Government to help him resist the EU Commission’s dangerous plans to regulate financial services. He fears that the plans […]

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Don't Blame Hedge Funds!

June 24, 2009

A really good article from the New York Time… I thought you might find it interesting: By MELVYN KRAUSS Published: June 24, 2009 When President Obama unveiled his financial regulation plan last week, a collective sigh of relief was heard throughout the U.S. financial community. The “regulation overkill” many feared on Wall Street had not […]