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Understanding hedge funds & the pending regulation

Understanding hedge funds & the pending regulation

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Published by Practising Law Institute in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Hedge funds -- Law and legislation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHedge funds and the pending regulation
      Statementchair, Danforth Townley.
      SeriesCorporate law and practice course handbook series ;, no. B-1409
      ContributionsTownley, Danforth., Practising Law Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF1078.Z9 .U5 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination808 p. :
      Number of Pages808
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3319837M
      LC Control Number2004271562

        The Managed Funds Association has long been an important and constructive voice representing the private fund industry. And that voice is especially relevant today. I. The Era of Transparency and Openness. Private funds, including hedge funds, play a critical role in capital formation, and are influential participants in the capital markets. The Regulation obliges hedge funds to be more transparent about what they do at the expense of a better distributed risk among all derivatives counterparties in the market. Indeed, the obligation to clear the “ eligible ” derivatives within the clearing house will encapsulate the risk of multiple transactions in one sole entity via the.

      Hedge funds are now in the news more than a thousand times a day and yet it is hard to find clear, factual information about how they operate, raise capital, and invest. The Hedge Fund Book provides real-world case studies of various hedge fund managers providing a solid foundation in specialized hedge fund knowledge for both financial. Hedge Fund Law & Regulation There are a number of statutes and regulations that do impact on the operations and activities of U.S. hedge funds. These statutes and regulations include the federal securities laws, state securities and corporate laws, federal and state tax laws, federal pension laws, regulations enacted by self-regulatory organizations and rules established by .

        U.S. Regulation of Hedge Funds covers the many legal issues that arise in structuring and operating a hedge fund, with clear and practical details. The book includes separate chapters covering when the manager of a fund must register as an investment adviser or commodity pool operator, the private placement and Investment Company Act exemptions .   Contact Us. HedgeCo, LLC South Narcissus Avenue, Suite West Palm Beach, FL Phone: Fax:


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