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Jersey sets out agenda for winning new business

Jersey sets out agenda for winning new business

Thu, 03/05/2007 - 06:57

One of Jersey's leading Ministers told an audience of London finance and legal professionals that Jersey has reduced the red tape to make it easier for quality, low footprint businesses to »

Regulatory Update: Proposals to streamline regulation of Jersey investment funds

Regulatory Update: Proposals to streamline regulation of Jersey investment funds

Mon, 23/04/2007 - 06:56

Law firm Ogier outlines the key points of Jersey's proposal to create a more integrated approach to the regulation of investment fund service providers. »

AIMA launches new due diligence questionnaires

AIMA launches new due diligence questionnaires

Tue, 17/04/2007 - 07:00

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) has produced a new set of illustrative due diligence questionnaires (DDQs) for use by those investing in or servicing the hedge fun »

Comment: Existing regulations for hedge funds and funds of hedge funds should be relaxed in upcoming revision of German Investment Act

Comment: Existing regulations for hedge funds and funds of hedge funds should be relaxed in upcoming revision of German Investment Act

Wed, 04/04/2007 - 06:59

Dr Sven Zeller, partner at Clifford Chance, and Patrick Schmidt, associate at Clifford Chance, say that more needs to be done to improve Germany's legal framework for hedge funds. »

Eurex obtains recognition from the Dubai Financial Services Authority

Eurex obtains recognition from the Dubai Financial Services Authority

Wed, 04/04/2007 - 06:58

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has granted Eurex the status of a Recognised Body within the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). »

Ogier advises on first Guernsey registered fund

Ogier advises on first Guernsey registered fund

Fri, 30/03/2007 - 06:57

Guernsey lawyers from the international legal and financial services group Ogier have advised Gottex Fund Management on the London Stock Exchange listing of the first fund to take advantag »

Commodity market players must address risks, says FSA

Commodity market players must address risks, says FSA

Wed, 28/03/2007 - 07:01

The growth in investment in the commodity markets, the emergence of new products and the entry of new participants have given rise to various risks and challenges that need to be addressed »

Asset managers applaud FSA plans for retail access to alternative investments

Asset managers applaud FSA plans for retail access to alternative investments

Tue, 27/03/2007 - 22:49

UK asset management firms and hedge fund industry representatives have expressed their satisfaction with the long-awaited proposals unveiled by the Financial Services Authority that would »

Flexible Cayman paves way for more Islamic business

Flexible Cayman paves way for more Islamic business

Mon, 26/03/2007 - 07:00

The new Arabic language facility introduced by the General Registry of the Cayman Islands government will trigger more valuable business from the Islamic region, according to Gray Smith, a »

Aima sets out guide to transparency for hedge funds

Aima sets out guide to transparency for hedge funds

Fri, 23/03/2007 - 06:00

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the global hedge fund and alternative investment industry association, has issued a new Guide to Sound Practices for Hedge Fund Valuation »

AIMA issues Guidance Note on hedge fund side letters

AIMA issues Guidance Note on hedge fund side letters

Mon, 02/10/2006 - 06:57

AIMA this week published a Guidance Note on the use of side letters that offers clarification on key issues that have been raised by the regulatory community. »

Revenue unveils draft of new Statement of Practice for UK investment managers

Revenue unveils draft of new Statement of Practice for UK investment managers

Fri, 29/09/2006 - 07:00

HM Revenue & Customs yesterday announced details of a revised Statement of Practice covering the tax treatment of UK-based investment managers and their overseas clients. »

Luxembourg unveils proposed law on Specialised Investor Funds

Luxembourg unveils proposed law on Specialised Investor Funds

Fri, 29/09/2006 - 07:00

Luxembourg could introduce a new type of fund vehicle designed to encourage the development of hedge funds and other types of alternative investment before the end of the year, after the g »

Ogier voted top offshore law firm

Ogier voted top offshore law firm

Tue, 26/09/2006 - 06:56

Ogier claimed the top spot at the 2006 Alpha magazine's second annual Hedge Funds Service Providers Awards held on 12 September 2006 in New York City.  »

Competition Appeal Tribunal finds in LME's favour

Competition Appeal Tribunal finds in LME's favour

Tue, 12/09/2006 - 07:01

The Competition Appeals Tribunal (CAT) has found, in all circumstances, in favour of the LME, in its appeal for costs against the OFT's imposition of an interim measures direction (IMD). »

Comment: The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive will have a structural impact on the financial sector

Comment: The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive will have a structural impact on the financial sector

Thu, 07/09/2006 - 07:00

Eric Derobert of Caceis summarises the implications of MIFID on the European financial services sector. »

Senior Banker appointed as Jersey Finance Chief Executive

Senior Banker appointed as Jersey Finance Chief Executive

Tue, 22/08/2006 - 06:59

The Board of Jersey Finance Limited has appointed senior banker Geoff Cook as its new Chief Executive, with effect from 1 January 2007. »

AIMA highlights CRD impact on hedge funds

AIMA highlights CRD impact on hedge funds

Fri, 18/08/2006 - 07:00

AIMA has highlighted the key changes set to be introduced by the EU Capital Requirements Directive (CRD) on 1 January 2007. »

Walkers expands into Jersey via Crills

Walkers expands into Jersey via Crills

Wed, 05/07/2006 - 07:00

Crills Advocates, a full service law firm in Jersey, has joined Walkers, the offshore law firm. »

Harwood Committee proposes liberalised fund regime for Guernsey

Harwood Committee proposes liberalised fund regime for Guernsey

Fri, 23/06/2006 - 06:58

A Committee tasked with ensuring the continuing health of Guernsey's investment sector has recommended fundamental changes to regulatory laws. »

Comment: "Guernsey's new approach will allay current criticisms"

Comment: "Guernsey's new approach will allay current criticisms"

Fri, 23/06/2006 - 06:57

Guernsey funds lawyer Advocate William Simpson believes regulatory developments will provide a strong competitive base for Guernsey's financial services industry. »

AIMA warns managers to act on MiFID

AIMA warns managers to act on MiFID

Tue, 06/06/2006 - 07:00

AIMA has issued a warning to hedge fund managers not to drag their feet on implementing the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID). »

Offshore law firms merge to create new international legal force

Offshore law firms merge to create new international legal force

Fri, 02/06/2006 - 06:55

Offshore firms Appleby Spurling Hunter and Bailhache Labesse are to merge their business operations on 1 September 2006, joining the 'magic circle' »

CFTC announces 27 June hearing on foreign boards of trade

CFTC announces 27 June hearing on foreign boards of trade

Tue, 30/05/2006 - 06:59

The CFTC has announced a public hearing on the issue of what constitutes a 'board of trade, exchange, or market located outside the United States'. »

Hedge funds in Spain: The new rules

Hedge funds in Spain: The new rules

Fri, 26/05/2006 - 07:00

Juan Sosa, Arturo Reina and Alvaro Munoz  of Simmons & Simmons' Madrid office outline Spain's new regime for hedge funds and funds of fund »

Hedge fund managers head for Guernsey

Hedge fund managers head for Guernsey

Mon, 08/05/2006 - 07:59

As interest in hedge funds has grown in the United Kingdom and Europe in recent years, a large number of promoters have chosen to locate their funds »

Fauchier aims to raise GBP 100m for Absolute Return Trust Limited

Fauchier aims to raise GBP 100m for Absolute Return Trust Limited

Fri, 05/05/2006 - 07:58

London-based Fauchier Partners is aiming to raise an additional GBP100 million for the Absolute Return Trust fund of hedge funds via a s »

CFTC and SEC propose new framework for trading futures on Debt Security Index Contracts

CFTC and SEC propose new framework for trading futures on Debt Security Index Contracts

Fri, 28/04/2006 - 08:00

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the SEC are jointly proposing rules that will permit trading of futures on debt inde »

Comment: Cayman Court rejects winding up of a Cayman fund by US Court appointed receiver

Comment: Cayman Court rejects winding up of a Cayman fund by US Court appointed receiver

Fri, 28/04/2006 - 07:57

Guy Locke and Robert Gardner of law firm Walkers examine the ramifications of a recent Cayman Court decision. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Alan Goulding & Dr Paul Netherwood, Beach Horizon LLP: Diversity is the Key

The Hedgeweek Interview: Alan Goulding & Dr Paul Netherwood, Beach Horizon LLP: Diversity is the Key

Fri, 28/04/2006 - 07:56

Beach Horizon co-founders Alan Goulding and Dr Paul Netherwood outline the investment ideas and strategies that define Beach Horizon. »

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