Introducing RFG Pathfinder, Tiger Global’s E-Roar, and the CFTC’s Amarath Settlement Oct15

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An Interactive, Content-Rich Regulatory Platform For Non-Profit Investment  The Regulatory Fundamentals Group (RFG), a leading strategic and regulatory insights advisory firm for institutional investors and alternative fund managers, today announced the launch of RFG Pathfinder® for investment offices within non-profit organizations. This highly unique and interactive portal coupled with RFG’s high-touch consulting services allows an… Read more »

Article: Alternative Funds in the Registered Fund Marketplace Oct7

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The following article was written by Alan Gedrich & Christopher Zimmerman, attorneys at Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young. Growing in popularity, alternative investment mutual funds raise a variety of issues under the Investment Company Act and the Investment Advisers Act.  What is the role of fund boards?  What are the constraints on investment? Which recent regulatory… Read more »

The Daily Intelligence Briefing: US Labor Oct6

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This report is provided free each week by McAlinden Research Partners to members of Hedge Connection. Below is a snapshot. Click here for the full and extensive report (login required).  Not a member yet? Join Now. MRP   McAlinden Research Partners  | DIBS   SITE  MAIL INFO  Data Mkts Pol Money Svcs Mfg Tech Cmdty Labor End   Daily Intelligence Briefing –… Read more »

Establishing a 1940 ACT Alternative Fund Oct2

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An overview of the mutual fund regulatory framework is needed to understand the legal and compliance aspects of launching and operating a liquid alternative fund.  What are the key regulatory considerations?  How is operating a mutual fund different from a hedge fund?  What is an “Alternative ’40 Act Fund?” Why is board approval and oversight… Read more »

An SEC Ease, An Ackman Raise, And Permabear Hibernation? Oct1

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SEC Eases Citi Hedge Fund Restrictions With Waivers: WSJ Back in late August, Citigroup (C) struck a deal with the government related to its sale of collateralized debt obligations in 2006 and 2007, which would have limited its ability to sell investments in hedge funds and private equity. However, regulators have had a change of heart: A five-member Securities… Read more »