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Emerging managers spread their wings

Emerging managers spread their wings

Mon, 13/02/2006 - 06:11

A new focus on Latin American alternative assets among foreign investors starved of substantial returns at home is coinciding with the e »

Hedge funds expect compliance costs to rise

Hedge funds expect compliance costs to rise

Fri, 10/02/2006 - 06:11

Nearly one-half of hedge funds participating in a year-end study by Greenwich Associates expect their compliance costs to rise over the »

Guernsey to showcase fund services in London

Guernsey to showcase fund services in London

Wed, 08/02/2006 - 06:07

Guernsey is to stage its inaugural funds sector conference at London's purpose-built Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in September t »

Jersey introduces next generation of cell companies

Jersey introduces next generation of cell companies

Mon, 06/02/2006 - 06:15

Jersey this week introduced its second generation PCC plus the new Incorporated Cell Company.  Alan Stevens, partner with Carey Ols »

Jersey introduces advances to cell company investment structures

Jersey introduces advances to cell company investment structures

Fri, 03/02/2006 - 06:17

New legislation in Jersey permits the creation of cell companies and includes innovative features extending the scope of their use for i »

Incorporated Cell and Protected Cell Companies in Jersey

Incorporated Cell and Protected Cell Companies in Jersey

Wed, 25/01/2006 - 06:11

Ogier has issued the following client briefing on when cell companies can be used and the issues to be considered when incorporating a c »

Comment: Hedge funds offer safe haven for 2006

Comment: Hedge funds offer safe haven for 2006

Fri, 13/01/2006 - 06:17

Last year was a mixed year for hedge funds, but on balance it was much better than 2004, according to Thomas Della Casa, Investment Stra »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Dino Fuschillo, Lead Manager, Martin Currie European Absolute Return Fund

The Hedgeweek Interview: Dino Fuschillo, Lead Manager, Martin Currie European Absolute Return Fund

Thu, 05/01/2006 - 06:03

Dino Fuschillo outlines the strategy and investment process that underpins the performance of Martin Currie's European-focused fund. »

IRG and Oria Capital launch Asia's First TMT hedge fund

IRG and Oria Capital launch Asia's First TMT hedge fund

Thu, 22/12/2005 - 06:13

IRG Limited and Oria Capital have launched The ShinAsia Fund, an opportunity for investors to participate in the Asian technology-med »

Cayman's booming hedge fund industry passes a mile stone.

Cayman's booming hedge fund industry passes a mile stone.

Tue, 20/12/2005 - 06:17

At the end of November the Cayman Islands' hedge fund industry passed a milestone with the registration of the 10,000th fund to be authorised by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority since the pass »

SJ Berwin opens in Italy with PE, M&A and buy-out team

SJ Berwin opens in Italy with PE, M&A and buy-out team

Thu, 15/12/2005 - 06:13

Leading European corporate firm, SJ Berwin LLP has opened an Italian operation headed by buy-out and acquisition finance specialist Alberto Morano. The firm has ju »

Capuano reappointed president of the FESE

Capuano reappointed president of the FESE

Thu, 15/12/2005 - 06:07

Massimo Capuano, President and CEO of Borsa Italiana, has been reappointed as President of the Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE). The decision was »

Harmony Gold to dual list on NASDAQ

Harmony Gold to dual list on NASDAQ

Mon, 05/12/2005 - 06:07

Gold mining specialist Harmony is the first South African company to dual list its ADRs on the NASDAQ National Market and the NYSE. The stock began trading on the N »

Walkers opens new office focusing on growth in Middle East market

Walkers opens new office focusing on growth in Middle East market

Wed, 30/11/2005 - 06:11

Offshore legal and hedge funds specialist Walkers has opened the first fully transactional law firm office in the Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC). The mov »

Putting right the misconceptions about Jersey

Putting right the misconceptions about Jersey

Tue, 22/11/2005 - 06:07

Ernst & Young's Andrew Dann examines the factors that make Jersey an attractive relocation prospect for UK-based hedge fund managers. The launch last year of th »

Spain relaxes new rules for alternative investments

Spain relaxes new rules for alternative investments

Fri, 18/11/2005 - 06:17

Jesus Mardomingo and Jorge Canta of Madrid-based law firm Cuatrecasas outline Spain's new legal framework for collective investments. Following a process taking mor »

Backstop Solutions Group teams with HedgeOp Compliance

Backstop Solutions Group teams with HedgeOp Compliance

Thu, 17/11/2005 - 06:17

Backstop Solutions is to integrate its innovative investment partnership management software with HedgeOp's web-based compliance platform. The alliance plans to ena »

Regulatory Brief: Jersey Property Unit Trusts - Beyond Section 64A

Regulatory Brief: Jersey Property Unit Trusts - Beyond Section 64A

Wed, 09/11/2005 - 06:13

Nick Kershaw from the Jersey office of law firm Ogier outlines the key attractions of using a JPUT for holding property, in addition to Section 64A. There is widesp »

AIMA responds to FSA hedge fund discussion paper

AIMA responds to FSA hedge fund discussion paper

Mon, 07/11/2005 - 06:17

AIMA has delivered a robust response to the UK FSA's discussion paper, stressing that regulation should not weaken the UK's competitive advantage. The Alternative I »

Alternative investment analyst certification draws record numbers

Alternative investment analyst certification draws record numbers

Wed, 19/10/2005 - 07:13

The number of candidates for the examinations leading to the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation has more than doubled last year. A record 800 pro »

Bringing Cayman's Mutual Funds Law up to speed

Bringing Cayman's Mutual Funds Law up to speed

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

Ogier partner Peter Cockhill examines the various amendments anticipated to Cayman's Mutual Funds Law this year. »

European Commission appoints experts to hedge funds group

European Commission appoints experts to hedge funds group

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

The European Commission has appointed several hedge fund experts to a group that will look at improving the EU framework for alternative »

Hedge fund indices rejected in final advice to EC on UCITS inclusion

Hedge fund indices rejected in final advice to EC on UCITS inclusion

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

The Committee of European Securities Regulators has rejected the inclusion of hedge fund indices in UCITS in its final advice to the Eur »

Hedge fund managers expand into CDOs and private equity

Hedge fund managers expand into CDOs and private equity

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

Contrary to recent press reports, the hedge fund industry is in good shape and expanding into new areas, say Peter Cockhill and James Ba »

Hedge funds in Germany: First experiences and recent developments

Hedge funds in Germany: First experiences and recent developments

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

Simon Firth (London) and  Dr Christopher Martin (Berlin) of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP outline the latest opportunities in Germany. The German P »

Jersey introduces next generation of cell companies

Jersey introduces next generation of cell companies

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

Jersey this week introduced its second generation PCC plus the new Incorporated Cell Company.  Alan Stevens, partner with Carey Ols »

Takeover Panel pushes for transparency in use of CFDs

Takeover Panel pushes for transparency in use of CFDs

Sat, 01/10/2005 - 22:00

Under proposed new rules hedge funds and investment banks in the UK will have to disclose their dealings in derivatives such as CFDs during takeovers. The UK's Take »

Jersey plans further regulatory moves to support fund growth

Jersey plans further regulatory moves to support fund growth

Fri, 30/09/2005 - 07:13

Jersey intends to overhaul the legal framework for funds functionaries by bringing them within the scope of the Financial Services Jersey Law. This initiative, whic »

Comment: Current Challenges and the Hedge Funds debate: John Tiner, Chief Executive, UK Financial Services Authority

Comment: Current Challenges and the Hedge Funds debate: John Tiner, Chief Executive, UK Financial Services Authority

Fri, 23/09/2005 - 07:13

Key extracts from a speech by John Tiner, Chief Executive,FSA at the Annual Asset Management Conference, London,19 September 2005. »

FSA puts together hedge fund supervision team

FSA puts together hedge fund supervision team

Tue, 20/09/2005 - 09:44

UK's Financial Services Authority is putting together a hedge fund supervision team that will be operational by 31 October under Andr »

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