Newly Proposed Financial Regulatory Reform Legislation Would Broaden SEC Powers, Create Federal Insurance Office

Three proposed pieces of financial regulatory reform legislation released today would collectively increase the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) power and budget, require private advisers to hedge funds to register with the SEC, and create a Federal Insurance Office to assist policy makers in analyzing the insurance industry, according to today's press release by the House Financial Services Committee's Capital Markets Subcommittee Chairman Paul Kanjorski.  The draft bills are for each of the following, the Investor Protection Act, the Private Fund Investment Advisers Registration Act, and the Federal Insurance Office Act.
 
Click here for today's press release outlining each of the proposed bills.  Click here for the Investor Protection Act draft bill, click here for the Private Fund Investment Advisers Registration Act draft bill, and click here for the Federal Insurance Office Act draft bill.

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