Congress Examining Hedge Funds

On Thursday November 13, 2008, The House Commitee on Oversight and Government Reform held a hearing on hedge funds and the financial market.

The following witnesses testified:

  • Professor David Ruder, Northwestern University School of Law, Former Chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Professor Andrew Lo, Director, MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management
  • Professor Joseph Bankman, Stanford University Law School
  • Houman Shadab, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University
  • John Alfred Paulson, President, Paulson & Co., Inc.
  • George Soros, Chairman, Soros Fund Management, LLC
  • James Simons, President, Renaissance Technologies, LLC
  • Philip A. Falcone, Senior Managing Partner, Harbinger Capital Partners
  • Kenneth C. Griffin, Chief Executive Officer and President, Citadel Investment Group, LLC