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Hedge Funds white papers

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Hedge funds are a managed group of investments. Generally they will undertake a mixture of trading activities and have a wide array of investment strategies and techniques. They will be active in both domestic and international markets. They are in pursuit of the highest return as well as their traditional aim being to reduce risk.

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Risk Books: High-Frequency Trading Extract

Company: Risk Books

This is the survival guide for trading in a world where high-frequency trading predominates in markets, accounting for upwards of 60% of trading in equities and futures, and 40% in foreign exchange. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Trading Systems | Published: 25 November 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 2

An introduction to the survival guide to commodity investing and trading

Company: Risk Books

Stinson Gibner brings two decades’ worth of experience to Commodity Investing and Trading and discusses all aspects of the commodity markets, from fundamentals to how best to invest and trade in them. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 22 October 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 1

Asset allocation with shadow assets

Company: EDHEC-Risk Institute

The wealth of most investors contains both financial assets as well as non-financial assets. This white paper defines shadow assets as (mostly) non-financial and non-tradeable assets that are exogenous to the investor’s asset allocation decision. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Asset Liability Management | Published: 05 June 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 4

M&A representations and warranties insurance: what every buyer and seller needs to know

Company: Weil Gotshal & Manges

This white paper looks at what every buyer and seller needs to know about an extremely valuable instrument that can help close deals, not delay them, provide real coverage for troublesome aspects of a deal, and distinguish one's offer in a competitive bidding situation. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Private Equity | Published: 22 May 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 1

Green REITs, MLPs and Up-Cs

Company: Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Tax-efficient capital vehicles for unregulated utility investments are considered in this white paper. In focus are real estate investment trusts, master limited partnerships and umbrella partnership C corporations. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 21 May 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 3

Seasonal forecasts: a path to profits?

Company: Thomson Reuters

What value can be placed on accurate storage levels for natural gas analysts and traders? This white paper reviews recent activity and looks at new methods of analysis – which, in turn, can deliver a new competitive advantage and lower risks for investors in this field. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 17 May 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 2

Norway v Russia: Impact of price renegotiations of long-term contracts on gas supply to Europe

Company: Thomson Reuters

In 2012 Russian gas export to Europe dropped. Russia lost market share in Europe to its closest competitor Norway. This year Russia is gaining its market position back. This white paper considers what implications this will have on pricing and the effects for investors in this area. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 16 May 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 2

European venture capital funds: regulation adopted by Council and European Parliament

Company: Clifford Chance

Under review is how from 22 July 2013, a large group of 'AIFMD exempt' European venture capital managers may elect for 'EuVECA' status of their venture capital funds. By complying with certain requirements they will become entitled to a European marketing passport (and share certain other benefits). VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Private Equity | Published: 15 May 2013 | Type: White Paper

UAE investment funds regulation: funds industry welcomes changes

Company: Clifford Chance

The UAE Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) has made some significant changes to its Investment Funds Regulations (IFR) prior to the 12 month transitional period (during which all fund managers are to apply for approval of their funds for marketing in the UAE) expiring in August 2013. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Compliance | Published: 15 May 2013 | Type: White Paper

Amendments to the CIS regulations and regulatory treatment of closed-end funds

Company: Clifford Chance

Following the consultation by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), changes were made to prospectus disclosure requirements applying for offers of units in collective investment schemes to the retail public. The impact of these changes is discussed in this white paper. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Hedge Funds | Published: 15 May 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 1

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