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Good Governance in Hedge Funds Means Increasing Transparency
It’s important for investors to know where the risk lies in their portfolio, says Spider Management CIO Rob Blandford, and good operational platforms are key.
January 7, 2015
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What Sets a Hedge Fund Apart from the Rest?
Eli Combs of hedge fund firm Meehan Combs stresses the importance of appropriate governance and making hedge funds more favorable to institutions.
December 17, 2014
Nigeria Sacks Sanusi but Can’t Suppress His Good Governance Message
Today’s market pressures underscore the need for continued economic reform in emerging-markets countries.
February 27, 2014
Five Questions: Anjan Thakor on Strategic Disclosure Risk
New research by Washington University in St. Louis finance professor finds that transparency can raise a company’s cost of capital in some cases.
May 7, 2012
States Leave Washington Behind in Discipline, Transparency
Two new studies of fiscal discipline and transparency have found that state government in the U.S. is actually working. But what does that mean for muni bonds?
March 22, 2012
Hedge Fund Directors Still Veiled in Secrecy
The call for greater hedge fund transparency has grown louder since the recent crash. Investors should be asking more questions about the people who sits on offshore funds’ boards.
June 3, 2011
Hedge Fund Administrators Cash In On Calls for More Oversight
Hedge fund administrators have seen their business come roaring back as hedge fund investors insist on third-party oversight. Once an invisible aide, the administrator is now a front-and-center participant in the investment process.
December 10, 2010
Clearinghouses to Get ‘Systemic’ Tag
Regulators work to reform the system by creating cross-border harmonization and enhanced transparency.
September 21, 2010
Hedge Funds Discover Transparency…Sort Of
While Wall Street desperately tries to prevent the government from lifting the veil from its incredibly profitable derivatives business, hedge funds are slowly discovering the virtues of transparency.
May 5, 2010
Lifting the Veil On Hedge Funds
Hedge fund investors should insist upon greater transparency from managers. Transparency will also lead to greater investment conviction and larger allocations to superior, skill-based managers.
April 13, 2010