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 »

The Great Convergence, the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, and Zero Hedge Sep25

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2014: The Great Hedge Fund Convergence? After wildly varying hedge fund performance in 2013, managers have struggled to be different this year. A range of just 16 percentage points separated the best and worst performing hedge funds in the first half of 2014, according to data from BlackRock. Top decile funds in the asset manager’s universe… Read more »