Hedge funds fall short on compliance

Compliance failures raise most red flags for hedge fund investors

Compliance and regulatory failures are the most common problems identified by operational due diligence (ODD) analysts when they conduct reviews of hedge funds.

A large majority – 76% – of ODD analysts, responding to a recent survey conducted by Corgentum Consulting, said they most often find problems related to compliance and regulatory issues at hedge funds. A further 11% said fund accounting and financial statement reviews threw up the most red flags. A smaller number said the most commonly i