There is one summary for H.R.713. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (01/27/2009)

Hedge Fund Study Act - Instructs the President's Working Group on Financial Markets to study and report to certain congressional committees on the hedge fund industry.

Requires the study to analyze: (1) the changing nature of hedge funds and what characteristics define a hedge fund; (2) the growth of hedge funds within financial markets; (3) the growth of pension funds investing in hedge funds; (4) whether hedge fund investors are able to protect themselves adequately from the risk associated with their investments; (5) whether hedge fund leverage is effectively constrained; and (6) the potential risks hedge funds pose to financial markets or to investors.