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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Hedge Funds and the Law 2nd ed isbn 9780414049758

Hedge Funds and the Law


ISBN13: 9780414041370
New Edition ISBN: 9780414049758
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421705701
Published: November 2009
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardcover
Price: Out of print



Hedge Funds and the Law provides a comprehensive guide to setting up and operating hedge funds.

  • Covers all the key legal, regulatory and tax matters that need to be considered;
  • Explains how hedge funds must comply with the laws and regulations of the jurisdiction in which they are domiciled;
  • Examines the legal regime for funds in the UK, US, Luxembourg, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore;
  • Discusses current market turmoil and the related problems for hedge funds
  • Considers regulatory initiatives of the US and EU
  • Looks to the future, and what likely further regulation will mean for legal practice.

Subjects:
Banking and Finance
Contents:
Editor's Introduction: Overview of the recent tumult surrounding the industry
The hedge fund industry, where it is going and likely future trends
Global initiatives on hedge funds
Voluntary codes in relation to hedge funds
Enforcement: a comparison between the SEC and the FSA
Key issues in establishing and structuring hedge funds
Tax efficiency and its role in the hedge fund industry
UCITS and non-UCITS retail funds: the move to absolute returns
Litigation in the hedge fund world; a shield and a sword
Corporate activism and its place as an investment strategy for hedge funds
Fund raising: a look at the major investor groups and their role and perspective
Pension funds
Fund of funds
Institutional investors
HNW individual investors
Family offices
Initial public offerings, practice and procedure for hedge fund managers and hedge funds
Procedures and strategies for the effective dissolution of hedge funds (bankrupt hedge funds)
The legal regime for fund structuring, fund management and fund marketing in selected leading jurisdictions
UK
US
Luxembourg
France
Germany
Spain
Italy
Hong Kong
China
Russia
Japan
Singapore