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SEC asked to Strengthen Hedge Fund Advertising Rules Increasing numbers of hedge funds are tweeting and establishing websites. A little more than a year after the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) allowed private investment funds to advertise, the agency is being asked to strengthen its rules regarding solicitations. In a letter to SEC Chairwoman Mary… Read more »

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The Barometer is a quarterly report provided to Hedge Connection by John Lowry, Managing Director at ML Capital, a leading global investment firm. The report is designed to help investment professionals identify key moves regarding demand across the various Alternative UCITS strategies. Respondents range across insurance, pension funds and the growing number of financial advisers allocating increasing client assets to… Read more »

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SEC Splits on BofA Business Curbs An internal disagreement within the Securities and Exchange Commission is threatening potentially lucrative revenue streams at Bank of America Corp. , according to people close to the situation. At stake is whether banks should face business restrictions after settling SEC enforcement actions. The SEC is deadlocked on whether to allow Bank… Read more »