A potential winner from the crisis

A potential winner from the crisis

The past two years have been turbulent ones for the hedge fund industry, and Luxembourg has not been exempt from the global decline in assets under management resulting from falling stock markets a »


Comment: Gateway for Cayman funds to India's capital markets

Comment: Gateway for Cayman funds to India's capital markets

The admission ofthe Cayman Islands Monetary Authority as a full member of theInternational Organization of Securities Commissions is set to simplif »


Comment: The impact of a distressed economic environment on private equity investments

Comment: The impact of a distressed economic environment on private equity investments

Philip Millward, head of the private equity group in Walkers' Hong Kong office, outlines the various options available to private equity investors »


Comment: We're all tax-compliant now

Comment: We're all tax-compliant now

Clearly, there's nothing like the publication of a blacklist - or grey list - to get people's attention. »


Comment: It's not what you do, it's the way that you do it...

Comment: It's not what you do, it's the way that you do it...

Mike Stepek, a partner in Geneva office of Hogan & Hartson, examines the contrasting approaches of Switzerland and of the EU and US toward dire »


Comment: Pause for reflection

Comment: Pause for reflection

At first sight, it might seem deeply inappropriate for two sectors of the global fund industry to have held their biggest and most high-profile get »


Comment: Europe strikes a blow for funds' freedom

Comment: Europe strikes a blow for funds' freedom

The European Union is not in wildly good odour with the continent's fund industry at the moment. »


Comment: Does the EU need more financial regulation?

Comment: Does the EU need more financial regulation?

Some members of the financial industry in the UK are up in arms at the European Commission's plans to create a new layer of financial supervision a »


Comment: Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Comment: Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Charlie McCreevy, the European Commissioner responsible - albeit reluctantly - for the draft EU Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers, has announced plans for tighter regulatio »


Comment: Funds of hedge funds defy predictions of extinction

Comment: Funds of hedge funds defy predictions of extinction

Funds of hedge funds were widely predicted to become one of the principal casualties of last year's annus horribilis for the hedge fund industry. »


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