News, Comment & Analysis results for Securities and Exchange Commission

Alt Investments
14 November 2006

US Regulator to Raise the Bar for Hedge Fund Investors

US regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission will move next month to raise asset...

Compliance
8 August 2006

SEC Looks for Alternative Ways to Regulate Hedge Funds

The US financial regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission, will not challenge a federal...

Compliance
27 July 2006

US Considers Raising Hedge Fund Investment Limit

Christopher Cox, the chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, has recommended that...

Fund Management
17 July 2006

Hardware Ruled Out of US Soft Dollar Commissions

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has published guidance on money managers’ use of soft...

Compliance
22 June 2006

New Fund of Fund Rules Announced by SEC

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has announced new rules for fund of funds and fund of...

Alt Investments
19 June 2006

SEC Has No Secret Plan on Tougher Hedge Fund Regulation

A Democratic member of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Roel Campos, has urged the...

Compliance
20 December 2005

Bear Stearns Offers Huge Sum to Settle Private Client Case

Bear Stearns has offered to pay the Securities and Exchange Commission $250 million to settle...

Compliance
12 December 2005

SEC Accused of Overstepping Authority in Hedge Fund Registration

The proposed obligation for hedge fund advisors to register with the United States Securities and...

Compliance
25 November 2005

US Hedge Fund Manager Fraudulently Concealed Huge Losses

The Securities and Exchange Commission of the US has filed suit against a Massachusetts-based hedge...