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The UCITS Directive 85/611/EEC (entered into force in 1988 as amended by UCITS III in 2002) has been the key driver contributing to the significant development and success of the European investment fund industry over the last two decades. However, with the rapid evolution of the investment fund market, it was necessary to further enhance the UCITS market and brand. For that purpose, the recent recast UCITS Directive (“UCITS IV”) introduces five key modifications in the UCITS regulatory landscape, three of which offer fund managers the opportunity to undertake a strategic reflection on their product range and management ...
open to a limited range of investors that undertakes a wider range of investment and trading activities than traditional long -only investment funds, and that, in general, pays a performance fee to its investment manager . Every hedge fund has its own investment strategy that determines the type of investments and the methods of investment it undertakes. Hedge funds, as a class, invest in a broad range of investments including shares , debt and commodities . Some people consider the fund created in 1949 by Alfred Winslow Jones to be the first hedge fund. As the name implies, hedge funds often seek to hedge some of the risks ...
HIRE Act of 2010 - Increases Need for International Tax Compliance
President Obama signed into law on March 18, 2010, the Hiring Incentive to Restore Employment Act (the "HIRE Act"), which adds revenue raising provisions in new Sections 1471, et seq , of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"). This discussion focuses on the new U.S. federal withholding tax and information reporting obligations that will be applicable to foreign investment funds, master-feeder funds, fund-of-funds, and their investment advisors that have, directly or indirectly, certain United States investors. The new provisions will affect both U.S. and foreign investors and ... market research, surveys and trends
offshore hedge funds - structure and considerations
Many people don’t understand what an offshore hedge fund is or the purpose of the offshore hedge fund.  An offshore hedge fund is simply a structure used by hedge fund managers as a way to attract offshore investors (non-U.S. citizens) or U.S. tax-exempt investors (explained later in this article).  The offshore hedge fund will generally be established in various jurisdictions through a variety of structures (that is, as a single entity structure, a side by side structure or a master-feeder structure). I provided the information in the article below to inform you about the various jurisdictions in which offshore hedge funds will ... market research, surveys and trends


ICI - ICI Testimony: Bill Benefits Registered Investment Companies ...
My name is William M. Paul. I am a partner with the law firm of Covington and Burling LLP. I appear before you today on behalf of the Investment Company Institute (“ICI”), the national association of U.S. investment companies, including mutual funds, closed-end funds, exchange-traded funds (“ETFs”), and unit investment trusts (“UITs”). Members of ICI manage total assets of $11.97 trillion and serve almost 90 million shareholders. I appear today to discuss H.R. 4337, “The Regulated Investment Company Modernization Act of 2009” (the “Bill”). The Bill was introduced last December by Mr. Rangel along with three co-sponsors on this ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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(HoMS) in respect of the proposed sale of their hard disk-use glass media manufacturing operations and related assets to a wholly owned subsidiary of Western Digital Corporation. The sale, for JPY22 billion (US$235 million) in an all-cash transaction, includes a Singapore-based plant operated by HoMS and a research and development facility in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. Partner Prawiro Widjaja led the firm�s advisory team. Allen & Gledhill LLP has also advised Raffles City China Fund Limited (RCCF) � a private equity property fund established by CapitaLand Limited to invest in the �Raffles City� brand of large scale integrated ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Maiden Baobab fund seeks strategic alliance
Russell Fryer, formerly of North Sound Capital, is seeking a strategic alliance partner for his new firm’s maiden hedge fund. Fryer formed Connecticut-based Baobab Natural Resources to launch the Baobab Master Feeder Fund in March 2009, and is now looking for a partner to take a minority stake in the fund. “We think a strategic partner is the way to go because seeders like to get in from day one,” he said. However, Fryer, citing the strategy’s niche nature, will also entertain offers from outside the traditional hedge fund seeding arena. “Because natural resources are such a niche market, seeders ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
General Growth / Jones Lang Pact Looks Like Win-Win Deal
announced acquisition of General Growth Properties� third party management business appears to be a boon for both companies. The deal further solidifies Jones Lang LaSalle as the dominant third party manager in the regional mall space while bringing General Growth one step closer to exiting bankruptcy and giving it a share of any profits on the assets it formerly managed. In a deal announced early Monday morning, Jones Lang LaSalle acquired all of General Growth�s third party management contracts through a five-year agreement which calls for Jones Lang LaSalle to share a portion of its management revenues with the REIT over that ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Offshore Fund Taxation
The master/feeder structure allows a hedge fund manager to manage money for ... In today's trading environment, a master/feeder structure will includes a ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
File name: mcguire1.htm - US Securities and Exchange Commission ...
I am pleased to have this opportunity to comment on proposed amendments to Rule 24f-2 and Form 24F-2 under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the "1940 Act"), as requested in Release No. IC-22747, dated July 14, 1997 ("Release"). I commend the Commission and its staff for their efforts in implementing the provisions of the National Securities Markets Improvement Act of 1996 ("1996 Amendments"). I am an attorney practicing in the investment management area. My law firm's clients, located in the United States and abroad, include open-end and closed-end funds, investment company boards of directors and independent directors, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Agenda - Slide 1
Common Hedge Fund Legal Structures. A. “Side-By-Side” Structure. B. Offshore Fund Considerations. C. “Master-Feeder” Structure ...
Electrical Wiring in the Home: How do I calculate the gauge of ...
Hi.  I am planning on adding a 100 amp subpanel in my garage/shop.  My main service panel is 200 amps (or will be in the near future) and the garage subpanel is about 100' away, diagonally under the house.  How do I figure out what gauge wire I should use to connect the subpanel to the service panel?  It's important that I lose as little as voltage and power as possible at the subpanel. Thanks! Answer Hi Jason,   Normally.....the feeders from the main panel to the sub for a 100 amp panel would be #2 copper (if in service cable...then #2/3 SER with ground - having 2 hots, 1 neutral and the ...
Grouping technology skills on a resume | Ask MetaFilter
I'm helping a friend who just lost his job with revising his resume. At the beginning of his resume he lists all of the following technology-related skills in several columns: HTML,XML,JavaScript,SQL,SharePoint,FTP,Telnet,VoIP,AIX/Unix,Windows,Helpdesk,Microsoft Office,Lotus Smartsuite,Microsoft Office,Lotus Smartsuite,Adobe Dreamweaver,Macromedia Flash,Adobe Photoshop,Technical writing,Classroom Instruction,Instructional Design, SCORM, AICC. My opinion is that it would be better to group these skills into appropriate categories. Here's what I've come up with so far: Software: Microsoft Office, Lotus SmartSuite, ...