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The Chancellor Offshore Funds Manual

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ISBN13: 9781899217045
ISBN: 1899217045
Published: July 1999
Publisher: Chancellor Publications Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £125.00

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The offshore funds industry has gone from strength to strength in recent years, and shows little sign of slowing in a global investment environment characterized by high levels of liquidity and increasing numbers of high net worth individuals. In this growth environment, funds managers, administrators and investors alike are faced by complex challlenges.

Funds professionals are confronted by burgeoning legislation, ever higher yield expectations, and increased competition from their peers. Investors are faced with an often bewildering choice of funds, and complex tax and funds performance issues.;This complete guide to the offshore trusts industry presents an analyses of the central issues in modern offshore funds management.

It provides answers to almost every aspect of the business: from funds structures, compensation arrangements and performance measurement, to tax, information technology and offshore domiciles. Practical and easy-to-read, the guide also includes the full texts of several definitive pieces of offshore funds legislation, as well as a recent detailed statement by the US Securities and Exchange Commsission on its position regarding the posting of funds information on the Internet.

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Banking and Finance
The organization of offshore investment funds, Christopher Wells; the offshore regulatory environment, Paul Selleck; US regulatory and tax consideration for offshore funds, Mark Barth; the role of the offshore funds administrator, Rick Gorter; the role of the custodian and sub-custodian, Francis Whelan; methods of calculating performance compensation, Jonathon Bloom; mutual funds software - the need for efficient IT solutions, Chris Higgs; choosing hedge funds and measuring performance, Richard Hills & Victor Hill; offshore retail funds, Paul Forsyth; offshore commodity funds - leverage growth, Susan Ervin; an overview of offshore exchanges and listings, Thomas Karol. Appendices: British Virgin Islands - Mutual Funds Act 1996; Bahamas - Mutual Funds Act 1995; Cayman Islands - the Mutual Funds Law (1996 Revision); Bermuda - Monetary Authority (Collective Investment Scheme Classification) Regulations 1998; Bermuda - standard schemes; US Securities and Exchange Commission - statement on the posting of information on Websites by private investment companies.