April | May 2016
Issue 113

April | May 2016

ALEX SKORNIAKOV AND JAMES SKEGGS, SOCIETE GENERALE CIB

In recent years there has been a significant increase in the availability of managed futures products through alternative structures such as 40 Act mutual...

HAMLIN LOVELL

Some media coverage of hedge funds seems hyperbolic. Audiences could be forgiven for thinking that hedge funds are suffering substantial losses and seeing...

HAMLIN LOVELL

Though long-established hedge fund managers are likely to be familiar with US advertising rules The Hedge Fund Journal sometimes gets queries from newer and...

STUART FIELDHOUSE

The debate over volatility as an asset class has become much noisier of late, in large part because financial markets have entered new territory, but also...

MACIEJ WISNIEWSKI, PIOTR KAWALA AND RADEK PSZCZÓŁKOWSKI, MACROMONEY

It is often easy to assume that macroeconomic indicators are not helpful in predicting the course of markets – the stock market, so the argument goes...

HAMLIN LOVELL

Millburn has advanced in three core directions: statistical learning techniques added to trend-following to make systems more adaptive, responsive and...

HAMLIN LOVELL

So far, very few hedge fund managers are thought to have availed of the ‘general advertising’ and ‘general solicitation’ freedoms...

DAN FARRELL, PARTNER, AND AMANDA MURPHY, DIRECTOR, ERNST & YOUNG LLP

On 17 September 2015, the US government released final and temporary regulations under IRC Section 871(m) (“the regulations”) affecting non-US...

DON STEINBRUGGE, MANAGING PARTNER, AGECROFT PARTNERS, LLC

The following comments are excerpted from Agecroft Partners’ Don Steinbrugge’s presentation delivered at the 69th CFA Institute Annual...

ALISTAIR HILL, PARTNER, SIMMONS & SIMMONS

In the second quarter of 2015 AIMA published a research paper highlighting the growing and important role of private debt funds in financing...

MAN FRM

Sometime, probably in the last six months, the balance of opinion about the policies of the big central banks shifted from positive to negative.

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