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Hedge Funds in 2013 – The Year in Review

January 7, 2014

The year gone by: One of record-breaking index growth, an explosion in the growth of the number of alternative investment firms, strategies that stretched the bounds of human imagination, and the establishment of long-delayed and much-scrutinized regulations. Whether it was a good year or a bad one for the hedge fund industry is a matter [...]

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Monitoring Hedge Fund Rules – a Critical Element for Successful Managers

November 22, 2012

The headline-grabbing scandals of the past decade have transformed the hedge fund industry and given rise to an emphasis on compliance. For new hedge fund managers the challenge is to become familiar with and constantly monitor the rules and regulatory proposals coming out of myriad agencies here and abroad that are ever increasing their oversight [...]

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The Compliance Responsibilities of a New Fund Manager

October 30, 2012

Starting a new hedge fund is an all-consuming enterprise, even for seasoned hedge fund managers who’ve been through the start-up process previously. In every direction there are time-critical issues that must be attended to, ranging from hedge fund marketing to get the endeavor off the ground to creating infrastructure, such as IT, staffing, organizing ongoing [...]

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Hedge Fund Marketing at Core of EU Fund Controversy

July 6, 2010

Effectively US hedge funds will find it next to impossible to market into the European Union. When two Bear Stearns hedge funds collapsed in June and July of 2007, the resulting questioning of the safety of investing in hedge funds created an initial political motivation for regulating the industry, especially the issue of hedge fund [...]

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Third Party Marketing Under Pressure

May 27, 2010

Third party marketing firms are independent sales and marketing companies with a Rolodex in the hedge fund industry and use those contacts to raise money for hedge funds. They are registered as broker-dealers with the SEC and help hedge fund managers navigate the advertising waters in accordance with the restrictions of Regulation D. They play [...]

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