Severance Agreements Mar16

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When faced with terminating an individual’s employment, managers often ask themselves if they should pay a severance to the departing employee. Severance pay is not a requirement, unless promised in a contract, offer letter, as a matter of company policy or under the narrow Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act. Several issues should be considered when setting the severance

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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

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Marketing vs. Legal/Compliance: Developing an Alternative Investment Website Jul12

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Guest Post: Holly Singer, President of HS Marketing, a firm dedicated to helping firms in the alternative investment community achieve lasting impressions, contributes with to The Final Meeting with a piece on balancing marketing needs and compliance requirements in relation to creating an alternative investment website. Most successful managers of alternative investments know that frequent

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