Hedge Fund Regulation Now Only A Question Of How

Law360, New York (March 6, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The oversight of hedge funds and private equity firms has been a sort of Holy Grail for federal and state regulators. With several hedge funds at the center of the financial collapse, including two at Bear Stearns that precipitated the investment bank's fall and the Madoff Ponzi scheme, the quest for increased scrutiny may soon come to an end.

“Without question there is some form of regulation coming down the pipeline,” said Caroline B. Blitzer, a partner with Vinson & Elkins LLP who represents private equity...
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