Special Reports

Focus on due diligence raises new challenges

Focus on due diligence raises new challenges

Due diligence has been thrust to the forefront of the alternative investment industry in the wake of the Madoff scandal and the Lehman Brothers collapse. »


Focusing on oversight in the post-Madoff world

Focusing on oversight in the post-Madoff world

For the hedge fund industry, the Madoff affair did not so much change the rules of the game, as embed them more rapidly and more deeply. »


Service providers come to grips with new investor requirements

Service providers come to grips with new investor requirements

At the end of last year it was possible to believe that the hedge fund industry might be drastically reduced in size over the next couple of years, and that the Cayman Islands, home to the vast majori »


New opportunities for administrators as appeal of regulated funds grows

New opportunities for administrators as appeal of regulated funds grows

With the global financial markets remaining fragile, it is still unclear to what extent the secondary effects of the credit crunch will impact the fund industry in Luxembourg, but industry experts are »


SIFs confirm Luxembourg's role as alternative fund domicile

SIFs confirm Luxembourg's role as alternative fund domicile

Already the world's second-ranking financial centre behind only the US for the domicile and servicing of investment funds, with some 11,800 funds and sub-funds and assets under management totalling EU »


Taking the advantage in troubled times, by Claude Noesen, Director Sales & Relationship Management, Prime Fund Solutions, Fortis

Taking the advantage in troubled times, by Claude Noesen, Director Sales & Relationship Management, Prime Fund Solutions, Fortis

Within the last 12 months, the financial world had to weather a storm that is unprecedented in history. »


SIF: Booming onshore, regulated fund for alternative strategies, by Pierre de Backer, Transaction Manager, Equity Fund Services

SIF: Booming onshore, regulated fund for alternative strategies, by Pierre de Backer, Transaction Manager, Equity Fund Services

With nearly EUR2trn in assets under administration in investment funds, Luxembourg has long attracted investors worldwide in traditional asset classes. »


Legislator adds to flexibility in hedge fund structuring, by Rémi Chevalier and Olivier Sciales, partners with the law firm of Chevalier & Sciales

Legislator adds to flexibility in hedge fund structuring, by Rémi Chevalier and Olivier Sciales, partners with the law firm of Chevalier & Sciales

Solidly established as a global leader in the investment funds world, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg has recently been seeing an increasing number of hedge funds, and especially funds of real estate fu »


Latency and Execution

Latency: A measure of delay. In a market where speed is of the essence, the spotlight falls on the issue of latency. Latency is the time it takes to get a deal done, cancel an order or know what is happening in the market. »


Inherent Latency in FX Trading Systems

It is clear from conversations with a broad range of market participants that inherent latency is a problem for active market participants on current FX trading systems. »


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