Regulators Comment

South Africa

Regulators across the globe have been tearing their hair out over how best to approach hedge fund regulation. The US Securities Exchange Commission tried - and failed - to force hedge fund advisers to register for supervision last year, before opting for a more softly-softly approach. The European Central Bank, meanwhile, has pointed to the hedge fund sector as a major risk to global financial stability, proposing a central register of positions held by funds.

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