Bringing Cayman's Mutual Funds Law up to speed

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

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


Has the Dublin administration scene really changed?

By Dermot Butler, Chairman, Custom House Administration Dublin has a well-earned reputation as a financial services centre, and particularly as a centre for the adm »


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

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

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

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


SEC Final Rule requiring registration of certain hedge fund advisers

US legal firm Bryan Cave provides a summary of the final SEC rules covering the registration of hedge fund advisers in the USA. On December 2, 2004, the Securities »


Takeover Panel pushes for transparency in use of CFDs

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 »


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