The new vote buying

Jun 01, 2007
<div class="bold"> <p>Elizabeth Judd looks at what regulators are doing to prevent hedge fund overvoting.</p> </div>
What if an investor borrowed shares or engaged in an equity swap, acquired voting rights on your company’s record date, and then attempted to alter the outcome of a pivotal election? ‘Been there, done that,’ some hedge funds could boast. Known as ‘empty

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