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Vol 22 No 11 Nov/Dec 2017

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The Law of Hedge Funds: A Global Perspective 2nd ed

Edited by: Dale Gabbert, Andrew Wylie

ISBN13: 9781405750301
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781405717205
To be Published: February 2018
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £250.00



Hedge Funds is a concise yet comprehensive guide to the law in this area. Practical and user-friendly, it covers all the relevant legal aspects involved, including choice of jurisdiction and vehicle, service providers, prime brokerage, fund directors, the regulatory environment in the UK, the EU and the USA, marketing in various different jurisdictions, taxation, employment and the in-house perspective. This second edition has been updated to take account of the changes introduced by the Alternative Investment Funds Managers Directive (AIFMD).

The second edition includes the following:

  • Coverage and interpretation of the EU's Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive
  • Coverage of capital adequacy - i.e. does a fund have enough capital to cover its liabilities / how high risk is it
  • Retailisations - the use of UCITS (Undertakings for Collective Investments in Transferable Securities) which are more commonly used now
  • Expanded International perspective to include Switzerland, Ireland and Hong Kong
  • Seed managers
  • In depth coverage of Prime brokerage
  • New case law - e.g. Lehmans

Subjects:
Banking and Finance
Contents:
1. Overview
2. Establishment Options - Jurisdiction: Caribbean
3. Establishment Options - Jurisdiction: Channel Islands
4. Establishment Options - Jurisdiction: Other
5. Establishment Options - Legal Form
6. Service Providers
7. Prime Brokerage
8. Fund Directors
9. Regulatory Overview: UK
10. Regulatory Overview: EU
11. The US Dimension
12. UCITS-Compliant Vehicles
13. Marketing - Selected Jurisdictions
14. Taxation: an Overview
15. Key Fund Terms
16. Investing in Hedge Funds
17. Inside the Black Box - Common Strategies
18. The In-House Perspective
19. Employment