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Olivier Sciales _ Chevalier and Sciales

Luxembourg reaches out to sophisticated Ucits

Mon, 30/08/2010 - 12:11

 Traditionally Luxembourg hedge funds and funds of hedge funds have been set up under part II of the law of December 20, 2002 on UCIs and, more recently, Specialised Investment Funds governed »

Derek Adler Ifina

In the front line of funds best practice

Mon, 30/08/2010 - 12:08

 Ifina’s organisation in June of a networking evening at BVI House in London, featuring speakers representing the global hedge fund industry and the funds sectors in the British Virgin I »

Demetrios Anaipakos, partner, Ahmad, Zavitsanos & Anaipakos

Ernst & Young facing securities fraud lawsuit over failed hedge fund

Mon, 30/08/2010 - 12:02

Attorneys from Houston's Ahmad, Zavitsanos & Anaipakos are representing a group of investors in a lawsuit filed against hedge fund auditors Ernst & Young after the group lost more than USD17m following the collapse of a Plano, Texas-based hedge fund that promised low-risk investments. »

Simon Shilder Ogier

A new statute for regulation of BVI funds

Mon, 30/08/2010 - 12:01

 On May 17, 2010, the Securities and Investment Business Act, 2010 (SIBA) came into force in the British Virgin Islands. »

Peter Stapleton  Maples and Calder

The continuing evolution of Ucits in Ireland

Mon, 30/08/2010 - 11:52

Market commentary and discussion on the merits and limitations of alternative Ucits funds continue to generate considerable interest for hedge fund managers and their investors. »

Hans-Olov Bornemann

How the ‘ultimate fund’ was created

Mon, 30/08/2010 - 11:48

Today alternative Ucits III structures are very much in vogue, but the SEB Asset Selection Fund traces its origins back more than five years, to a train journey to northern Sweden in March 2005. »

phil masterson SEI

Are you ready to capitalise on convergence?

Mon, 30/08/2010 - 11:45

Due to the combination of bruising market losses, high correlation among asset classes, unexpected illiquidity and epic scandals, the investment management industry faces a restless, empowered investor base. »

UCITS 3 front cover

European regulation holds key to future alternatives landscape

Mon, 30/08/2010 - 11:28

Nearly two years after the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers brought home to the global financial industry the seriousness of the crisis that unfolded from the collapse of the US sub-prime mortgage market, the shape of the regulatory environment drawn up as a response to the past three years of turbulence is now taking shape, for better or worse. A major step came on July 21 with the signing into US law of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. »

Alyssa A. Grikscheit, Sidley Austin

Alyssa Grikscheit joins Sidley Austin as a partner in New York

Mon, 30/08/2010 - 10:26

Law firm Sidley Austin has appointed Alyssa A. Grikscheit as a partner in the Latin America and investment funds, advisers and derivatives practices. »

Euro notes

Long-term UCITS net outflows less severe in June reports EFAMA

Sun, 29/08/2010 - 12:11

EFAMA released its latest research report this week, in which it finds that long-term UCITS favoured much stronger than shorter-term money market funds for June. »

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