January 2017
Issue 119

January 2017

GEOFF COOK, CEO, JERSEY FINANCE

International developments are giving fund managers and practitioners a lot of food for thought: Brexit, the US election, market volatility and an evolving...

HAMLIN LOVELL

Average hedge fund performance for 2016 was in line with the majority of institutional investors’ expectations, per Preqin; few now expect double-...

MICHAEL L. YAEGER, MELISSA G. R. GOLDSTEIN, JENNIFER M. OPHEIM AND NICHOLAS DINGELDEIN, SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL LLP

Investment advisers may soon have a new cybersecurity reporting requirement from a federal regulator. Anti-money laundering (“AML”) requirements...

JIM NEUMANN, PARTNER, SUSSEX PARTNERS

As 2016 becomes less visible in the rear view mirror, investors are once again compelled to look forward as they construct durable portfolios. While markets...

PHILIPPE BENEDICT, SHLOMO C. TWERSKI AND DAVID S. GRIFFEL, SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL

In 2008, President George W. Bush signed into law the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (H.R. 1424), which, among other things, effectively ended...

AKIN GUMP

On 23 June 2016, the UK shocked the world, and perhaps itself, when it voted in favour of a “Brexit” from the European Union. While the...

A STATE STREET RESEARCH STUDY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AIMA

ForewordWe are delighted to introduce this new research, “Let’s Talk Liquidity: Opportunities in a New Market Environment.” Drawing on the...

BRIAN T. DALY AND JACOB PREISEROWICZ, SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL

In recent weeks, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued several final rules and rule proposals that directly affect hedge fund managers that...

RACHAEL REYNOLDS, GLOBAL HEAD OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND PAUL MURPHY, SENIOR ASSOCIATE, OGIER

The latest Cayman Islands Court of Appeal (‘CICA’) decision in the Weavering Macro Fixed Income Fund Limited (‘Weavering’)...

BOBBY JOHAL, MANAGING CONSULTANT, CORDIUM

MiFID II has been a long time in the making, and the repeated delays may have led some to think that 12 months is plenty of time to get ready. However, this...

EFAMA – EUROPEAN FUND AND ASSET MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION

In June last year, the European Commission launched a consultation on the cross-border distribution of investment funds (UCITS, AIFs, ELTIFs and EuVECAs/...

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