The Great Unknown

The Obama administration is expected to tighten regulations on hedge funds.


When Barack Obama assumes the presidency in January, he will take the helm of a government that seems all but certain to tighten regulations on hedge funds. “Obviously we will have to have a lot more transparency in the financial services sector — including hedge funds,” Senate Banking Committee chairman Christopher Dodd told Alpha magazine in early November, echoing what many of his Democratic colleagues are saying — and it’s the Democrats who will soon be running Washington.

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