Agency employees are set to fan out across upscale Mayfair, home to some of London’s biggest hedge funds, this week, paying visits to more than a dozen hedge fund managers registered with the S.E.C. to determine whether they are in compliance with American regulations.
The move reflects the S.E.C.’s new powers since the financial crisis, particularly under the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, which was aimed at ferreting out wrongdoing and more tightly regulating private asset managers like hedge funds.
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