H.R.713 - Hedge Fund Study Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Castle, Michael N. [R-DE-At Large] (Introduced 01/27/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services|
|Latest Action:||01/27/2009 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.713 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.