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Research Handbook on Hedge Funds, Private Equity and Alternative Investments


ISBN13: 9781781002926
Published: October 2013
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2012)
Price: £50.00
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9781849802789



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This unique and detailed Handbook provides a comprehensive source of analysis and research on alternative investment funds in the EU, the US and other leading jurisdictions.

Expert contributors offer an unparalleled perspective on the contemporary alternative funds industry, the main areas of regulatory policy concern surrounding its activities, and the role that alternative funds have played in recent financial crises, as well as an account of the rules governing their operation in selected jurisdictions.

Providing insight and analysis of the contemporary investment funds industry at a time of crisis and transition, the Research Handbook on Hedge Funds, Private Equity and Alternative Investments will be a valuable tool for scholars, practitioners and policymakers alike.

Subjects:
Banking and Finance
Contents:
Preface
Introduction

PART I: FOUNDATIONS
1. Hedge Funds - An Introduction Ludwig Chincarini
2. Europe's Hedge Fund Industry - An Overview Andrea Hankova and Franccois-Serge Lhabitant
3. Sovereign-wealth Funds - A Paradigm Shift in Capital Flows in the Global Economy Dilip K. Das
4. Private Equity Funds' Performance, Risk and Selection Ludovic Phalippou

PART II: REGULATORY ISSUES
5. Alternative Investments and Retail Investors - A Bold but Risky Experiment Harry McVea
6. Hedge Fund Reporting Felix Goltz and David Schroeder
7. Hedge Fund Activism Alon Brav, Wei Jiang and Hyunseob Kim
8. Hedge Funds and the Detection of Managerial Fraud Veronika Krepely Pool
9. Self-regulation - What Future in the Context of Hedge Funds? Marco Lamandini
10. Hedge Fund Regulation through Competition Law Principles - Some Reflections David Harrison

PART III: ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT FUNDS - FAILURES AND FINANCIAL CRISES
11. Lessons of Long-Term Capital Management and Amaranth Advisors Mark Jickling
12. Hedge Funds and their Impact on Systemic Stability Maria Stromqvist
13. Sovereign Default Risks in the Economic and Monetary Union and the Role of Vulture Funds Peter Yeoh

PART IV: COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES AND FUTURE PROSPECTS
14. US Regulation of Investment Advisers and Private Investment Funds - A Concise Overview Nathan Greene and John Adams
15. German Alternative Investment Fund Regulation - Wrong Answers to the Wrong Questions? Norbert Lang
16. Hedge Funds, Private Equity and Alternative Investment in Australia Alex Erskine
17. The EU's AIFM Directive and its Impact - An Overview Phoebus Athanassiou and Thomas Bullman
18. The Domestic Rooting of Financial Regulation in an Era of Global Capital Markets Thomas Oatley and W. Kindred Winecoff