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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BVI and Cayman funds - comparison overview

Company: Harneys

This table provides a basic comparison of key features of BVI and Cayman investment funds in areas including legal structures, types of funds available and regulatory issues. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Compliance | Published: 04 April 2013 | Type: White Paper

Investment funds: a comprehensive review and guide to the year ahead

Company: Travers Smith

There is little doubt that 2012-2013 is a period of significant change for the investment funds industry. Understandably, there has been a lot of attention given to the AIFMD, but there have been and will be other developments of considerable importance to the alternative investment funds market. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Private Equity | Published: 18 February 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 1

AIFMD implementation – issues for operators of regulated funds

Company: Macfarlanes LLP

Alternative funds have for some time been anxious about how their business will need to change in light of the regulatory burden imposed by the forthcoming implementation in the UK of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive. This white paper discusses the issues and risks involved. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Hedge Funds | Published: 07 February 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 4

Proposals for better management of non-financial risks within the European fund management industry

Company: EDHEC-Risk Institute

This white paper offers a review and proposes methods of limiting non-financial risks within the European fund management industry which emerged during the 2007-2008 crisis and undermined the quality of the UCITS label. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Hedge Funds | Published: 31 January 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 1

Towards efficient benchmarks for infrastructure equity investments

Company: EDHEC-Risk Institute

The nature and investment profile of infrastructure assets and investment funds using infrastructure as an underlying asset are discussed. This white paper is designed to benefit the entire investment management community and help improve asset allocation and portfolio construction decisions. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 29 January 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 4

Nothing ventured, nothing gained: a guide to the European Venture Capital Fund Regulation

Company: Travers Smith

This white paper provides an overview of the proposed European Venture Capital Fund Regulation, focused on encouraging venture capital financing. Set to come into force at the same time as the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, all key implications are discussed. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Compliance | Published: 25 January 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 1

Using technology to create effective systems and product offerings for asset managers and investors

Company: Exante

An integrated trading and fund platform using the latest technology is one method of increasing effective performance. This article discusses options available for asset managers and investors alike, and how this may improve returns. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Hedge Funds | Published: 11 January 2013 | Type: Article

Rating: + 2

The Impact of the Cloud on the Hedge Fund Industry

Company: Derivitec Ltd

As cloud-based processing and data storage is embraced by hedge funds and fast becoming the norm, there are enormous opportunities. This case study looks at how Derivitec turned to Microsoft's hybrid offering as a solution. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Hedge Funds | Published: 05 November 2012 | Type: Case Study

Rating: + 2

Jersey – Focused on Providing Stability and Flexibility to the Hedge Fund Community

Company: Jersey Finance

As EU member states prepare to implement the AIFMD, third country non-EU jurisdiction Jersey is working to ensure it can continue to offer hedge fund professionals stability and flexibility. This article discusses how Jersey is meeting these challenges and what this means for funds. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Hedge Funds | Published: 05 November 2012 | Type: Article

Survey of 320 firms reveals continued influence of regulations and investor transparency demands on technology adoption

Company: Eze Castle Integration

A recent survey was conducted of 320 hedge funds and alternative investment firms about operational and technology decisions. It found that Dodd-Frank regulations and other demands for transparency play a crucial role in which technology systems firms decide to adopt. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Hedge Funds | Published: 29 October 2012 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 1

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