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SEC Reveales Some Hedge Fund Advisors Misrepresent Hedge Funds to Market and Advertise

2014-09-23T08:13:24+00:00

Some U.S. hedge fund advisers misrepresent hedge funds by "cherry-picking" investments to showcase their performance and improperly changing how they value securities. Andrew Bowden, head of the SEC's Office of Compliance, Inspections and Examinations, revealed preliminary [...]

SEC Reveales Some Hedge Fund Advisors Misrepresent Hedge Funds to Market and Advertise 2014-09-23T08:13:24+00:00

Trial Is Around The Corner And Steve Cohen Not Feeling So Hot

2013-11-14T11:29:45+00:00

SAC Capital Advisors LP money manager Michael Steinberg lost a bid to delay his insider-trading case, leaving him to face a jury next week in the first of two upcoming trials tied to the hedge fund [...]

Trial Is Around The Corner And Steve Cohen Not Feeling So Hot 2013-11-14T11:29:45+00:00

Rengan Rajaratnam Hedge Fund Insider Trading Case Delayed by Government Shutdown

2013-10-11T01:00:59+00:00

Hedge fund insider-trading lawsuit against Rengan Rajaratnam has been delayed due to the ongoing federal government shutdown. Hedge fund insider-trading lawsuit against Rengan Rajaratnam has been delayed due to the ongoing federal government shutdown. Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of the now imprisoned hedge fund billionaire Raj Rajaratnam.

Rengan Rajaratnam Hedge Fund Insider Trading Case Delayed by Government Shutdown 2013-10-11T01:00:59+00:00

Law Opens Financing of Start-Ups to Crowdfunding

2013-09-24T04:38:26+00:00

On Monday, federal legislation goes into effect to allow small start-ups to ask for equity investments publicly, such as through social media sites or elsewhere on the Internet, without having to register the shares for public [...]

Law Opens Financing of Start-Ups to Crowdfunding 2013-09-24T04:38:26+00:00

GS Banker Fabrice Tourre Found Guilty in $1 Billion Fraud Case

2013-08-02T18:41:17+00:00

Goldman Sachs Trader Fabrice Tourre Found Guilty in  $1 Billion Fraud Case. The jury found Goldman Sachs banker Fabrice Tourre liable for his role in a mortgage deal that lost some investors $1 billion during the [...]

GS Banker Fabrice Tourre Found Guilty in $1 Billion Fraud Case 2013-08-02T18:41:17+00:00

FCA Has Ramped Up Scrunity of the Hedge Fund Industry

2013-06-20T11:00:21+00:00

The UK's Finacial Conduct Authority FCA Has Ramped Up Scrunity of the Hedge Fund Industry. FCA – and the Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Authority scrutiny of the hedge fund industry and in a growing sign of its reach is also paying more attention to the activities of US hedge funds with operations in the UK.

FCA Has Ramped Up Scrunity of the Hedge Fund Industry 2013-06-20T11:00:21+00:00

Hedge Funders in the Hoosegow- The do’s and don’t’s of prison life

2013-06-09T10:25:34+00:00

  Absolute Return magazine just published an interview with a Christian minister by the name of Jeff Grant who runs a not-for-profit program called the Progressive Prison Project in Greenwich, Connecticut. Since 2008, Grant has been counseling hedge fund [...]

Hedge Funders in the Hoosegow- The do’s and don’t’s of prison life 2013-06-09T10:25:34+00:00

Chairman/CEO: To Split or Not To Split?

2013-05-24T16:01:26+00:00

JPMorgan re-ignites the corporate governance controversy Some saw the issue as silly, others as a turning point in US corporate governance. Should Jamie Dimon give up his Chairmanship of JPMorgan?  For concededly good reasons, America’s best-known banker lost some [...]

Chairman/CEO: To Split or Not To Split? 2013-05-24T16:01:26+00:00

Insider Trading Steps Closer to Strict Liability

2013-05-17T08:10:16+00:00

Insider Trading Steps Closer to Strict Liability SEC Sues Investment Banker Richard Bruce Moore Who Just Put 2&2 Together. In 2010, Richard Bruce Moore, an investment banker at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (“CIBC”), counted the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board (the “Pension Board”) among his best clients. Through Moore’s efforts, the Pension Board regularly used CIBC to finance its private equity investments.

Insider Trading Steps Closer to Strict Liability 2013-05-17T08:10:16+00:00

SEC Zeroes in on Internal Marketers at Top Funds

2013-05-08T22:08:12+00:00

  Whether they know it or not, managers of US hedge and private equity funds would have to register with the SEC as securities brokers in order to sell interests in their funds to outside US [...]

SEC Zeroes in on Internal Marketers at Top Funds 2013-05-08T22:08:12+00:00

Short-Swing Profiteers Bill Ackman and Dan Loeb

2013-04-05T21:05:43+00:00

Billionaire hedge funders play poker over an activist target At an investor conference last December, hedge fund activist Bill Ackman spent 3-½ hours explaining why Herbalife, the 33-year-old direct marketer of nutritional supplements, was nothing more than a Ponzi scheme whose stock was worthless.

Short-Swing Profiteers Bill Ackman and Dan Loeb 2013-04-05T21:05:43+00:00

Analyst Find Red Flags In Hedge Funds’ Compliance

2013-03-12T21:37:04+00:00

Operational due diligence analysts find more red flags in hedge funds’ compliance and regulatory functions than any other area Compliance and regulatory failures are the most common problems identified by operational due diligence (ODD) analysts when [...]

Analyst Find Red Flags In Hedge Funds’ Compliance 2013-03-12T21:37:04+00:00

Hedge Funds Need Boards with Brass Balls

2013-04-06T04:33:33+00:00

The days of ‘rubber-stamping’ Cayman boards are over If “carried interest” is not enough to fret about, US private equity and hedge fund managers now face the unwelcome prospect of “independent” boards. The model of a [...]

Hedge Funds Need Boards with Brass Balls 2013-04-06T04:33:33+00:00

SEC Fraud, Coverup, Defamation, Concealment- and a hole lot of paper shredding….

2013-03-08T08:28:01+00:00

Cover-up at the SEC? BY STEPHEN BORNSTEIN - Hedge Fund Attorney Mary Schapiro may have left the SEC last month, but she now faces a potentially ruinous blot on her legacy at the agency she chaired [...]

SEC Fraud, Coverup, Defamation, Concealment- and a hole lot of paper shredding…. 2013-03-08T08:28:01+00:00

Don’t Mess with Me, Argentina -From the Law Desk

2013-03-08T08:28:03+00:00

By Hedge Fund Lawyer, Stephen Bornstein Paul Singer resorts to privateering to collect on his hedge fund’s sovereign bonds Often described as soft-spoken, mild-mannered and publicity-shy, Paul Singer, the plutocratic founder and head of $21 billion [...]

Don’t Mess with Me, Argentina -From the Law Desk 2013-03-08T08:28:03+00:00

Hedge Funds Looking For Lawyers

2013-01-04T22:02:05+00:00

[three_fourth last="no"]...[/three_fourth]Lawyers with Dodd-Frank Act and regulatory expertise are being wooed by private equity firms and hedge funds in need of an in-house compliance team. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, passed in [...]

Hedge Funds Looking For Lawyers 2013-01-04T22:02:05+00:00

Rajat Gupta – Could be Wall Street’s O.J. Simpson

2013-03-08T08:28:06+00:00

Gupta’s Appeal Could Blacken His Name Instead of Clearing It Contributed by Hedge Fund Legal Expert  Stephen Bornstein   If he prevails, Rajat Gupta could become Wall Street’s ‘O.J. Simpson’Of all the Wall Street players U.S. attorney Preet [...]

Rajat Gupta – Could be Wall Street’s O.J. Simpson 2013-03-08T08:28:06+00:00

Hedge Fund Lawyer Stephen Bornstein Provides An Official Update on Regulation & The SEC

2013-03-08T08:28:09+00:00

New SEC registration requirements for U.S. and foreign investment advisers and private fund managers post Dodd-Frank   If you’re just starting out as a U.S. investment adviser or private fund manager, this is what you need [...]

Hedge Fund Lawyer Stephen Bornstein Provides An Official Update on Regulation & The SEC 2013-03-08T08:28:09+00:00

Hedge Fund Advertising and Skybridge In Talks With Midtown Ad Agency-

2013-03-08T08:28:10+00:00

We have been keeping a close eye on the street and ear to the ground - a friend who I met for dinner this past week recently left a senior post at  FINRA for seat in [...]

Hedge Fund Advertising and Skybridge In Talks With Midtown Ad Agency- 2013-03-08T08:28:10+00:00

How To Hedge Fund Ninja’s Like Bill Ackman, David Einhorn & Dan Loeb

2013-03-08T08:28:12+00:00

BY STEPHEN BORNSTEIN Should the current reporting window for 5% equity stakes be closed? Whenever a hedge fund activist like Bill Ackman, David Einhorn or Dan Loeb picks a company to attack, he quietly amasses 5% of the [...]

How To Hedge Fund Ninja’s Like Bill Ackman, David Einhorn & Dan Loeb 2013-03-08T08:28:12+00:00

South African Hedge Fund Industry New Rules Proposed

2012-09-14T14:58:23+00:00

Hedge fund regulations proposed by South Africa’s treasury and the Financial Services Board - aimed at protecting investors and promoting financial stability. Restricted hedge funds, which are limited to qualified investors, and retail hedge funds “will [...]

South African Hedge Fund Industry New Rules Proposed 2012-09-14T14:58:23+00:00

Hedge Funds Can Buy Hedge Funds to Hedge Their Own Hedge Fund Risk. Try saying that 3x

2013-03-08T08:28:13+00:00

Hedge Funds! Private Equity Funds! – From 20%-80% Off! Found on the Official  New York City Asset Management Law Blog Secondary market offers permanent capital for managers and an exit option for investors Before 2008, the [...]

Hedge Funds Can Buy Hedge Funds to Hedge Their Own Hedge Fund Risk. Try saying that 3x 2013-03-08T08:28:13+00:00

SEC Green-Light’s Hedge Fund Advertising

2012-08-30T12:15:05+00:00

SEC proposes new rules to implement JOBS Act provision about hedge fund solicitation and advertising in securities offerings. The Securities and Exchange Commission took a nice stride today in proposing the long awaited "new rules" for [...]

SEC Green-Light’s Hedge Fund Advertising 2012-08-30T12:15:05+00:00

Via Stephen Bornstein’ Hedge Fund Law Blog

2013-03-08T08:28:16+00:00

Zingers from Buffett, Welch and Weill - By Stephen Bornstein Bold ideas to fix Wall Street from three unexpected sources Three of the biggest names on Wall Street have sent shock waves through the financial system [...]

Via Stephen Bornstein’ Hedge Fund Law Blog 2013-03-08T08:28:16+00:00

Hedge Fund Lawyer, Former DE Shaw V.P. Stephen Bornstein on Bonuses

2013-06-09T10:22:01+00:00

  Hedge Fund Lawyer Stephen Bornstein - www.Sab-At-Law.com By Stephen Bornstein on Monday, July 23, 2012 Defanging the bonus system without ruining Wall Street Preet Bhahara, the U.S. attorney whose office convicted Rajat Gupta, [...]

Hedge Fund Lawyer, Former DE Shaw V.P. Stephen Bornstein on Bonuses 2013-06-09T10:22:01+00:00

European Regulators Plan To Cut Down Hedge Fund Managers Pay

2013-06-09T12:51:41+00:00

European regulators published draft rules on Thursday to crack down on excessive bonuses for hedge fund managers. The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) said on Thursday such curbs must be extended to managers of alternative [...]

European Regulators Plan To Cut Down Hedge Fund Managers Pay 2013-06-09T12:51:41+00:00