July | August 2016
Issue 115

July | August 2016

MARTIN SHAH AND ZOE ARNAUTOV, SIMMONS & SIMMONS

Many UK investors in non-UK funds are already keen to ensure that the shares they acquire have UK “reporting fund” status. However, two changes...

STUART FIELDHOUSE

As investors continue to dissect the factors behind hedge fund performance, academic studies too are shedding further light on some previously obscure...

DANIEL LI, Ph.D. AND MICHAEL MARKOV

After CalPERS became the first large investor to pull out of hedge funds in late 2014, AIG and MetLife Inc. followed suit this year by announcing their...

WILLIAM YONGE AND SIMON CURRIE, MORGAN LEWIS

On 18 April, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published the key findings from its thematic review into benefits provided and received by (a) firms that...

HAMLIN LOVELL

Blue Sky’s Dynamic Macro (Blue Sky) portfolio is expanding Australia’s footprint on the CTA world map. As of March 2016, the strategy was among...

DEVARSHI SAKSENA, SIMMONS & SIMMONS

Times are changing for onshore European hedge funds. The structures that were traditionally trumpeted as being rivals to offshore funds - namely the...

HAMLIN LOVELL

"Running a large hedge fund or asset management company is a lot of work, and thanks to regulators, the increasing sophistication of investors,...

DOUGLAS R. HIRSCH, SADIS & GOLDBERG LLP

Cayman directors’ legal responsibilities have been the focus of much discussion since the Cayman Islands Court of Appeals, in Weavering1, vacated a $...

CARSTEN NICKEL, TENEO INTELLIGENCE

With Theresa May’s move into 10 Downing Street, at least the immediate political vacuum at the very top of British politics has been filled. While...

DARREN OSWICK AND MARTIN SHAH, PARTNERS, SIMMONS & SIMMONS

HMRC is increasingly focussing on the tax affairs of investment management businesses, particularly those structured as LLPs. We discuss below two...

CHRISTOPHER HILDITCH AND ANNA MALEVA-OTTO, SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL

On 23 June 2016, the British public voted to leave the European Union after 43 years of membership. Although the results of the referendum are not binding...

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