Regulators close in on hedge funds

Author: | Published: 1 Dec 2005

Hedge fund advisers could be forgiven for feeling like marked men. In financial centres worldwide, regulators are monitoring them with increasing scrutiny, anxious about the potential risk they claim funds could pose to the stability of financial markets. Tied to this is a suspicion that some hedge funds are not taking compliance seriously. Hedge funds counter that they are unfairly targeted, and that claims they represent a risk to the market are based more on speculation than evidence. ...