Reforms Make It Easier To Sue Hedge Funds

Law360, New York (November 24, 2010, 4:24 PM EST) -- Hedge funds have been the target of investigations and enforcement actions by officials for the past few years, but the registration requirements under the recently enacted Wall Street reform package will make it even easier, and faster, for agencies to bring their cases, attorneys say.

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which President Barack Obama signed into law in July, requires hedge funds and private equity funds to register with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Registering with the SEC will require private...
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