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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. »

Veteran financial services lawyer joins Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman's Corporate and Securities Practice

Veteran financial services lawyer joins Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman's Corporate and Securities Practice

Tue, 25/04/2006 - 07:59

Jay B Gould, a leading lawyer representing financial services industry clients, is to join Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP as a part »

Comment: Tim Love, Cazenove Capital Management: Tapping into the anomalies in global growth trends

Comment: Tim Love, Cazenove Capital Management: Tapping into the anomalies in global growth trends

Mon, 24/04/2006 - 08:00

Tim Love outlines the global investment opportunities that are being created and driven by the growth of the emerging economies. »

Former Sony pension boss Arikawa joins Mcube, Japan as President

Former Sony pension boss Arikawa joins Mcube, Japan as President

Tue, 11/04/2006 - 07:58

Mcube Japan has appointed former Sony pension management executive Masakazu Arikawa as President. »

Russell launches Active Currency Fund

Russell launches Active Currency Fund

Wed, 05/04/2006 - 08:00

Russell Investment Group (Russell) has announced the launch its first Dublin-domiciled Active Currency Fund. »

Comment: Ernst & Young, Luxembourg examines the EC's decision to formally investigate the Grand Duchy's 1929 holding companies law

Comment: Ernst & Young, Luxembourg examines the EC's decision to formally investigate the Grand Duchy's 1929 holding companies law

Tue, 04/04/2006 - 08:00

The European Commission has initiated a formal investigation into Luxembourg's 1929 holding companies regime under the state aid procedures »

Reuters supports China's investment management community with new pension index

Reuters supports China's investment management community with new pension index

Tue, 04/04/2006 - 07:59

Reuters has launched the first benchmark index, Reuters China Pension Index (RCPI, to support China's investment management community. »

Guernsey FSC widens criteria for QIFs

Guernsey FSC widens criteria for QIFs

Tue, 04/04/2006 - 07:57

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission has widened the definition of professional investor in a new guidance note on Qualifying Investo »

Hedge fund manager withdraws from industry following overvaluation

Hedge fund manager withdraws from industry following overvaluation

Tue, 28/03/2006 - 07:59

The UK FSA has taken action to prevent a hedge fund manager from operating, alleging the overvaluation of fund assets at Regent Park Cap »

UK FSA: Funds of hedge funds fit for UK retail investors

UK FSA: Funds of hedge funds fit for UK retail investors

Fri, 24/03/2006 - 07:00

Following a year-long review, the FSA has concluded that funds of hedge funds are appropriate financial investments for the UK retail inves »

Swiss Bankers Association issues investor guidelines for structured products

Swiss Bankers Association issues investor guidelines for structured products

Thu, 23/03/2006 - 05:56

The Swiss Bankers Association is issuing new self-regulatory guidelines governing the information banks must provide to investors about structured products, implementing the provisions of »

Terras leaves SJ Berwin for McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP

Terras leaves SJ Berwin for McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP

Mon, 20/03/2006 - 06:58

Nick Terras has moved from SJ Berwin to join law firm McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP in its rapidly growing Structured Finance and Hedge Funds Gr »

Deregulation of Swiss rules on distribution of foreign funds to HNWIs

Deregulation of Swiss rules on distribution of foreign funds to HNWIs

Fri, 17/03/2006 - 07:00

Dr Dominik Oberholzer of Zurich-based Hess Dallafior Attorneys at law outlines the changes to Swiss law governing sales of foreign hedge »

KH Directors to provide independent directors service to offshore hedge funds

KH Directors to provide independent directors service to offshore hedge funds

Tue, 14/03/2006 - 06:59

KH Directors has launched a new service to introduce experienced independent directors to offshore hedge funds. »

Nascendo launches Western Balkans Property Fund

Nascendo launches Western Balkans Property Fund

Wed, 08/03/2006 - 07:00

Nascendo Property Partners is a launching a Western Balkans Property Fund providing investors with a wide range of diversified country and »

Walkers' London office doubles in size

Walkers' London office doubles in size

Tue, 28/02/2006 - 10:19

Global offshore law firm Walkers' London office has doubled in size in the past year, due to an increase in work from the British Virgin »

IoM introduces standard 0% corporate tax rate

IoM introduces standard 0% corporate tax rate

Fri, 24/02/2006 - 07:00

The Isle of Man has is hoping to further stimulate the inflow of investment and business to the island with the i »

Jersey Finance Chief Executive to step down

Jersey Finance Chief Executive to step down

Tue, 14/02/2006 - 14:00

Jersey Finance Chief Executive, Phil Austin is to leave the organisation in May to return to a senior role within the commercial s »

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