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Comment: Jack Inglis

HFMWeek, 17 April 2014

AIMA CEO Jack Inglis discusses the findings of AIMA-commissioned research into capital markets and economic growth.

Hedge funds do not pose a systemic risk

FInancial News, April 2014

In an op-ed, AIMA CEO Jack Inglis says that new data from the UK Financial Conduct Authority suggests that no individual hedge fund or manager is systemically important to the extent that its failure would endanger financial stability in Europe or globally.

Comment: Capital markets and the EU’s growth strategy

EU Reporter, March 2014

Adam Jacobs, Director, Head of Markets Regulation, AIMA, discusses the findings of AIMA-commissioned research into capital markets and economic growth.

Comment: Andrew Baker

HFMWeek, January 2014

In his final column for HFMWeek, AIMA CEO Andrew Baker says he is leaving an organisation that has been changed forever by the financial crisis and its aftermath – and one that, thanks to the efforts of its members, directors and staff, has been greatly strengthened by the experience.

Comment: Andrew Baker

HFMWeek, October 2013

AIMA CEO Andrew Baker discusses AIMA's enhanced Policy Principles.

Regulating capital markets

HFI Global Review, September 2013

AIMA Chairman Kathleen Casey discusses AIMA's enhanced Policy Principles.

Comment: Andrew Baker

HFMWeek, July 2013

AIMA CEO Andrew Baker discusses the extent to which the AIFMD and the industry it will regulate have changed over the last four years, in his regular column for HFMWeek.

Regulatory changes in key markets

HFI Global Review, April 2013

AIMA Chairman Kathleen Casey sheds light on AIFMD, shadow banking rules and the regulation of swaps in the US under the Dodd-Frank Act in this piece for HFI's Global Review.

Comment: Adam Jacobs

HFMWeek, April 2013

In a column for HFMWeek, Adam Jacobs, AIMA's Director, Head of Markets Regulation, says the move to central clearing of OTC derivatives has raised questions as to the best way to design a safe and resilient clearing system.

Time to start work on AIFMD

HFMWeek, January 2013

AIMA's Director of Government & Regulatory Affairs, Jiri Krol. says it is time for firms to start work on AIFMD implementation efforts.

Comment: Sohail Jaffer

HFMWeek, October 2013

Sohail Jaffer, AIMA's Middle East representative, discusses the association's recently launched Middle East initiative.

Statistical flaws found in hedge fund study

FTfm, August 2012

AIMA's Andrew Baker discussed the AIMA Research Committee paper on the book ‘The Hedge Fund Mirage’ (here) in this column for the Financial Times' FTfm section.

Comment: Andrew Baker

HFMWeek, August 2012

AIMA's Andrew Baker discussed the AIMA Research Committee paper on the book ‘The Hedge Fund Mirage’ in this column for HFMWeek.

Hedge funds prove their worth over the long term

Absolute Return magazine, June 2012

In a column for the June issue of AR magazine, AIMA’s Andrew Baker discussed the findings of recent research commissioned by AIMA and KPMG into the merits of hedge funds. The article was also published by AR’s sister title Institutional Investor.

Comment: Andrew Baker

HFMWeek, April 2012

In the latest of his regular columns for HFMWeek, Andrew Baker discusses the European Commission’s draft AIFMD implementation rules.

AIMA View: In defence of hedge funds

HedgeFund Intelligence Global Review 2012, March 2012

In a column for the HFI Global Review, Andrew Baker says institutional investors are taking a sophisticated and long-term view of hedge funds and the part they can play in a modern investment portfolio.

Comment: Andrew Baker

HFMWeek, January 2012

In a column for HFMWeek, Andrew discusses AIMA’s updated DDQ and Guide to Sound Practices for Prime Brokers.

In defence of hedge funds: Institutional investors are giving a vote of confidence

City AM, January 2012

In a column for City AM, Andrew Baker argues that the suggestion that ‘the hedge fund model is broken’ is mistaken.

Hedge fund book’s analysis is nothing new

Financial Times, January 2012

In this column for the FT, Andrew Baker discussed the new book ‘The Hedge Fund Mirage’ by Simon Lack.

FTT may hit newer EU member states especially hard

GFS News, January 2012

In this column for GFS News, AIMA Director of Government & Regulatory Affairs Jiri Krol says the proposed European financial transaction tax may hit newer EU member states especially hard.

AIMA comments on proposed financial transactions tax (FTT) in Europe

GFS News, January 2012

In a column for GFS News, Jiri Krol said the European Commission’s proposals for an FTT are unworkable and will damage the internal market.

The Long

HFMWeek, January 2012

In our latest column for HFMWeek, Andrew Baker reviewed AIMA’s recently published DDQ and Guide to Sound Practices for Prime Brokers.

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