Law360, New York (June 19, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Hedge fund professionals have been expecting and dreading some form of stricter regulation in the United States and Europe for the last several years. With the restructuring being proposed in the wake of the financial crisis, regulators on both continents may finally get the chance to delve deep into the operations of the alternative investment vehicles.
So far, however, President Barack Obama and his team appear to be using a lighter touch in regulation than their European counterparts.
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