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Hedge Funds Regulatory Climate - Threats and Opportunities 2009

Wed, 14/10/2009 - 08:30

14 - 15 October 2009

With the recent EU directive on managers of alternative investments and the US proposals to overhaul financial regulations in the US - this conference in London aims to address current regulatory uncertainties affecting all in the AIM industry - from Hedge Fund Owners to Service Providers.

How would current regulatory threats and challenges affect UK and US Fund Managers?

Regulation of Alternative Investment Fund Managers

Wed, 14/10/2009 - 08:30

IBC's Regulation of Alternative Investment Fund Managers is a one day conference launched in response to the draft EU directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers.

So do not miss this chance to hear from the following industry experts:

* Didier Millerot, Deputy Head of Unit, Asset Management, EUROPEAN COMMISSION
* Jarkko Syyrila, Directon, International Relations, INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
* Rhonda Ryan, Vice President, Head of Private Equity Funds Group - London, , AIG INVESTMENTS

The Following Key Topics will be Discussed: 

Demystifying the EU Directive on Alternative Investment
Fund Managers & Understanding Exactly how it will Impact You

Voluntary Carbon Markets

Mon, 12/10/2009 - 08:29

12 - 13 October 2009

The Voluntary Carbon Markets conference will again bring the entire carbon market value chain together to provide a platform for discussion and to encourage new business relationships. Delegates will hear from expert speakers analysing the current market conditions and giving their pricing projections.

• Valentin Bellassen, Mission Climat, Caisse des Dépôts
• Mike Rigby, Director, co2balance

Principles of Equity Valuation and Analysis

Mon, 12/10/2009 - 08:21

12 - 14 October 2009

This intensive 3 day course is an excellent introduction to equity valuation and analysis. Delegates will be taken through the main types of equity valuation from absolute (DCF, EVA, APV) to relative (P/E, EV/EBIT. EV/EBITDA) methods.
By the end of the course delegates will be able to apply various types of equity valuation techniques, evaluate the balance sheet as well as profit and loss accounts and cash flow statements and understand the fundamentals of future cash flow valuation and value assets using basic DCF method. Applying discount rates, terminal values and discount period in a DCF valuation and the comparative company analysis will be also explained in detail.

Main Topics Covered During This Training
• The core valuation approaches: enterprise and equity value

CFA Institute / EDHEC-Risk Advances in Asset Allocation Seminar

Tue, 01/12/2009 - 08:00

Jointly organised by CFA Institute and EDHEC-Risk Institute, the Advances in Asset Allocation Seminar takes stock of the latest research industry trends and research advances in risk management and asset allocation to clarify the distinction between true innovation and mere marketing claims.

 CFA Institute / EDHEC-Risk Advances in Asset Allocation Seminar 

London, 1-3 December 2009, The Dorchester

CISX Workshop on Corporate Governance & Market Update Briefing

Thu, 08/10/2009 - 08:30

There is no doubt that these are challenging times, with mounting pressure from investors and regulators alike to respond to market conditions in a transparent and cohesive manner. To further the effort to assist directors of listed companies and to increase understanding of market expectations, The Channel Islands Stock Exchange is pleased to present a two-part seminar focusing on both corporate governance issues and market opportunities.

There is no doubt that these are challenging times, with mounting pressure from investors and regulators alike to respond to market conditions in a transparent and cohesive manner.

Hedge Fund Regulation

Wed, 30/09/2009 - 08:30

Should hedge funds be regulated? Is regulation preferable to disclosure? Did hedge funds cause the Credit Crisis? Do we really understand hedge funds?
Hedge Fund Regulation explores the legislative, legal, regulatory and compliance developments affecting hedge funds. An expert panel will delve into related matters such as the Credit Crisis and the involvement in this of hedge funds and prime brokers. Representatives from major regulatory and political authorities such as SEC and FSA, IOSCO, HM Treasury and the EU will discuss this critical and timely topic.

Should hedge funds be regulated?  Is regulation preferable to disclosure?  Did hedge funds cause the Credit Crisis? Do we really understand hedge funds?

Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency

Tue, 03/11/2009 - 08:15

A one-day conference covering:
• Avoiding insolvency: the options
• Trading debt positions
• Cashflow management
• The decision to cease trading
• Arrangements with creditors
• M&A as a solution
• Case study - Nortel
• The insolvency process
• Case study - Sanitec

The statistics make for grim reading.

How to Navigate a Prime Brokerage Agreement

Tue, 29/09/2009 - 08:30

The relationship between hedge funds and prime brokers drives the alternative
investment industry. Neither could exist without the other. This partnership is based on the prime brokerage agreement.

Understand how hedge funds obtain the capital
they need to trade, hedge their portfolios and
deliver absolute returns. Explore how prime
brokers operate during each phase of a
hedge fund's life. Learn how to navigate
the intricacies of provisions such as collateral,
charges, margin requirements, events of
default, remedies and funding. What happens when something goes wrong: litigation, reorganisation and insolvency.

The relationship between hedge funds and prime brokers drives the alternative
investment industry and our financial markets. Neither could exist without

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