FM round-up: Three months and counting...
1,900 – estimated number of hedge fund managers that need to register with the SEC by February as part of the US regulator’s new rules for the industry.
250 – conservative estimate of hedge fund managers that have registered since the SEC ruling was announced.
431 – SEC’s request for headcount of hedge fund examiners for 2006
193 – number of examiners over and above the 431 that the SEC will require to cope with the surge of hedge funds that register before the deadline, according to Carbon360.
45 – number of days the SEC has to decline or approve a registration request.
1 – Date in February 2006 of deadline for registrations.