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 »

Radical Transparency: Leading by Example Oct8

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This week we unveiled our new services along with a beautiful new website design.  One thing we decided to do in promoting our new services is to offer pricing right on our site.  Many service providers in our industry will not show the potential client what they will be charging for services. We believe that this complicates the potential users’… 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 »

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 »

New SEC Sanctions, Sears’ March to Oblivion, and China’s Japanification Sep17

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SEC sanctions 19 firms and one individual trader for short selling violations The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has imposed a further 20 sanctions in its continuing enforcement initiative against hedge fund advisers and private equity firms illegally participating in stock offers short selling the stock during a restricted period. The SEC last year announced the… Read more »