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Hedge Funds, Systemic Risk, and Dodd-Frank

Hedge Funds, Systemic Risk, and Dodd-Frank: The Road Ahead

Lloyd Dixon
Noreen Clancy
Krishna B. Kumar
Copyright Date: 2013
Published by: RAND Corporation
Pages: 22
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    Hedge Funds, Systemic Risk, and Dodd-Frank
    Book Description:

    These proceedings summarize the key themes and issues raised during a September 2012 RAND symposium. Discussion focused on how hedge funds might contribute to systemic risk and the extent to which recent financial reforms address these risks.

    eISBN: 978-0-8330-8085-1
    Subjects: Law, Finance

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-ii)
  2. Preface
    (pp. iii-iv)
  3. Table of Contents
    (pp. v-vi)
  4. Acknowledgments
    (pp. vii-viii)
  5. Abbreviations
    (pp. ix-x)
  6. Key Issues and Themes Raised During the Symposium
    (pp. 1-8)

    To better understand how hedge funds might contribute to systemic risk and how the ongoing financial reforms address these potential risks, the symposium was divided into two panel discussions. The first panel discussed the role hedge funds played in the financial crisis of 2008 and the potential contributions of hedge funds to systemic risk. The issues for this panel were framed by a presentation of findings from the recent RAND report on the topic.² Three panelists then presented their analyses and views on the issues, followed by a discussion with symposium participants. The symposium agenda is provided in Appendix A....

  7. Appendix A. Symposium Agenda and Participants
    (pp. 9-10)
  8. Back Matter
    (pp. 11-12)