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Pruning the Hedge: Who is a 'Client' and Whom Does an Adviser Advise?

63 Pages Posted: 16 Jun 2008  

Edward Pekarek

Pace Law School

Date Written: May 23, 2007

Abstract

An analysis of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit's decision regarding Phillip Goldstein's challenge of the Securities and Exchange Commission's hedge-fund adviser registration regime within The Investment Advisers Act of 1940, 15 U.S.C. ý 80b-1 (hereinafter Advisers Act), the so-called "Hedge-Fund Rule." See, Goldstein v. SEC, 451 F.3d 873 (D.C. Cir. 2006).

Keywords: Hedge-Fund Rule, SEC,Phillip Goldstein, Investment Advisers Act

JEL Classification: K22

Suggested Citation

Pekarek, Edward, Pruning the Hedge: Who is a 'Client' and Whom Does an Adviser Advise? (May 23, 2007). Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law, Vol. 12, No. 5, 2007. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1145823

Edward Pekarek (Contact Author)

Pace Law School ( email )

80 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603
United States

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