Hedge Funds and Independent Analysts: How Independent are Their Relationships?
Full Committee Hearing

Full Committee
Date: Wednesday, June 28, 2006
Time: 09:30 AM



The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a hearing on "Hedge Funds and Independent Analysts: How Independent are Their Relationships?" for Wednesday, June 28, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. in the Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 226.

By order of the Chairman

Member Statements

  1. Ranking Member Chuck Grassley (R - IA)


Panel I

  1. The Honorable Richard Blumenthal
    Attorney General
    State of Connecticut
    Hartford , CT
  2. Mr. Matthew Friedrich
    Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General and Chief of Staff, Criminal Division
    U.S. Department of Justice
    Washington , DC

Panel II

  1. Mr. Gary J. Aguirre
    Former Investigator
    U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission
    Washingon , DC
  2. Mr. Kim D. Blickenstaff
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Biosite, Inc.
    San Diego , CA
  3. Mr. Joseph McLaughlin
    Sidley Austin LLP, Managed Funds Association
    New York , NY
  4. Mr. Demetrios Anifantis
    Former Client Relationship Manager
    Camelback Research Alliance, Inc.
    Scottsdale , AZ
  5. Mr. Jonathan Boersma
    Director, Standards of Practice
    CFA Centre for Financial Market Integrity
    Charlottesville , VA
  6. Mr. Marc E. Kasowitz
    Senior Partner
    Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP, Alliance for Investment Transparency
    New York , NY
  7. Professor Owen A. Lamont
    Professor of Finance
    Yale School of Management
    Hartford , CT
  8. Dr. Howard Schilit, CPA
    Founder and Non-Executive Chair
    Center for Financial Research and Analysis (CFRA, LLC)
    Rockville , MD