Establishing a 1940 ACT Alternative Fund Oct2

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An overview of the mutual fund regulatory framework is needed to understand the legal and compliance aspects of launching and operating a liquid alternative fund.  What are the key regulatory considerations?  How is operating a mutual fund different from a hedge fund?  What is an “Alternative ’40 Act Fund?” Why is board approval and oversight… Read more »

An SEC Ease, An Ackman Raise, And Permabear Hibernation? Oct1

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SEC Eases Citi Hedge Fund Restrictions With Waivers: WSJ Back in late August, Citigroup (C) struck a deal with the government related to its sale of collateralized debt obligations in 2006 and 2007, which would have limited its ability to sell investments in hedge funds and private equity. However, regulators have had a change of heart: A five-member Securities… Read more »

The Daily Intelligence Briefing: Ukraine Sep29

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The Great Convergence, the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, and Zero Hedge Sep25

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2014: The Great Hedge Fund Convergence? After wildly varying hedge fund performance in 2013, managers have struggled to be different this year. A range of just 16 percentage points separated the best and worst performing hedge funds in the first half of 2014, according to data from BlackRock. Top decile funds in the asset manager’s universe… Read more »

The Daily Intelligence Briefing: US Real Estate Sep24

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