FSF makes recommendations on hedge funds
Rapid growth of hedge funds leads politicians to call for tighter rules and more transparency.
A group of socialist MEPs calls on the European Commission to take action on hedge-fund regulation
PWG recommends principles-based guidance for hedge funds
Despite its growth over the last seven years, there is no need to improve regulation of the private investment industry, a US government working group reported yesterday.
At least 30% of hedge funds have poor risk management that makes them "disasters waiting to happen", according to a report from consultancy Deloitte & Touche.
Are HEDGE funds liable to become the next operational risk and compliance crisis? This is the question that regulators, investors and other market participants around the world are asking themselves in the wake of yet another prominent hedge fund implosion,...
Japan hedge funds
Hedge funds are facing an uncertain future, with a record number going bust in 2005. So what do hedge funds need to do to survive in today's dog-eat-dog environment? Saskia Scholtes reports
Hedge funds in Asia
Demand for catastrophe bonds is unlikely to wane following the impact of Hurricane Katrina in August, despite question marks raised about hedge funds' appetite for taking on catastrophe risk in the aftermath of the disaster.
Barclays Capital and HFR Group are offering transparent pricing for hedge fund-linked tradable options. Based on the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index, BarCap will offer a two-way market in European call options to its institutional clients and counterparties....
The derivatives industry urgently needs to improve its transaction handling and risk transparency if it is to avoid a crisis, an industry taskforce said yesterday.