Tue, Jul 26, 2016
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

AIMA supports G20 finance ministers' call for 'consistent and coordinated' approach to hedge fund oversight

Monday, April 26, 2010
Opalesque Industry Updates - “Understandably, and as expected, the G20 Finance Ministers meeting communiqué focused primarily on bank regulatory reform and issues concerning systemically important institutions. We were pleased to see the G20 finance officials call again for a "consistent and coordinated" approach to the oversight of hedge funds. For a global industry, this is important, and is supportive of the goals set by global leaders. While hedge funds are not themselves systemically important institutions, they can help to provide systemically relevant data reporting in the interests of financial stability.

As concerns the AIFMD, we hope EU policymakers will take note of the G20’s call for a "consistent and coordinated" approach and seek to work more closely with the authorities in the jurisdictions where the overwhelming majority of hedge fund managers are located and the greatest supervisory experience exists, and thereby look to create a well balanced and consistent regulatory framework for hedge funds and other alternative investment vehicles, without establishing unnecessary barriers to free and open markets, and investor choice.” - Todd Groome, Chairman, AIMA. Press release: Source

- FG

What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing

 



  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Opalesque Exclusive: California-based manager launches long/short equity hedge fund with unique algorithm[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque London for New Managers: SJL Capital LLC, an investment advisory firm based in California, has launched its maiden fund, the SJL MarketDNA Hedge Fund LP. The fund, which began trading

  2. Manny Roman to move from Man to Pimco[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque London: Emmanuel (Manny) Roman, an investment world veteran, has been hired by PIMCO, the large US bond fund house, as chief executive officer. PIMCO's current CEO Douglas Hodge will assume a new role as managing director and senior advisor when Roman joins P

  3. HFR: Hedge funds post strong gains in mid-July as markets recover from Brexit losses[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge funds posted strong gains through mid-July as the equity markets continued the recovery from Brexit losses. The HFRX Market Directional Index gained +2.17% (+4.22% YTD) and the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index gained +1.03% through mid-month (+0.19%

  4. News Briefs - Carlyle goes on trial for a financial-crisis meltdown, Private equity and venture capital outperformed public markets in 2015, Pippa Middleton gets engaged to hedge fund manager James Matthews[more]

    Carlyle goes on trial for a financial-crisis meltdown Carlyle Group co-founder Bill Conway was in court on this small island last week recounting one of the most bruising episodes in his private-equity firm’s history: the 2008 collapse of mortgage-bond fund Carlyle Capital Corp. Carlyle

  5. …And Finally - Two men fall off cliff playing Pokemon Go[more]

    From BizarreNews.com: Two men who fell from a seaside cliff north of San Diego told authorities they became distracted while playing augmented reality game Pokemon Go. Encinitas fire Battalion Chief Robbie Ford said one of the men fell about 50 feet down the bluff in Encinitas while the other man fe