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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Hedge Funds and the Law 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9780414049758
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414041370
Published: April 2016
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardcover
Price: £195.00

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Hedge Funds and the Law explains all the key legal, regulatory and tax matters that need to be considered when setting up and operating different types of fund.

The new 2nd edition has been fully updated to cover the implications of the Alternative Fund Managers’ Directive (AIFMD), which regulates EU hedge fund managers for the first time, as well as regulatory initiatives in the US, including the impact of the Dodd- Frank Act.

  • Covers the regulations governing the marketing of hedge funds
  • Explains the regulator’s enforcement regime as it applies to hedge fund managers
  • Details the use of leverage in hedge fund investment and how it is regulated
  • Covers the rules relating to hedge fund reporting requirements
  • Deals with the requirement for hedge funds to appoint a depository under the AIFMD
  • Discusses valuation practices and the regulatory policing of hedge fund valuation
  • Advises on strategies and procedures for fund closures
  • Looks at 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 key jurisdictions, including USA, Luxembourg, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Hong Kong, and PRC

Banking and Finance
key issues in establishing and structuring hedge funds
UCITS: absolute return funds
Closed ended hedge funds
The depositary function
Tax efficiency and its role in the hedge fund industry
Liquidity and fund closures
US regulatory regime for hedge funds and managers
Impact of US regulation on EU mhedge fund managers
Impact of EU regulation on US hedge fund managers
Brief summaries of the legal regime for fund structuring, fund management and fund marketing in other leading jurisdictions.