Alternative investment fund managers directive postponed due to "absence of an agreement"
The Kyoto Protocol has helped developed a market for carbon trading. Some hedge fund managers have implemented strategies aimed at this nascent market, although assets under management remain slim.
More Joanne Harris articles
Emerging Asia offers a wealth of opportunities for hedge funds managers but some investors shy away from the volatility. Hedging is hampered by a lack of market depth and developing capital markets.
French seeking to apply stricter rules to funds using complex investment strategies, claim Cesr support
Switzerland could enable offshore hedge funds to register with the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority.
The financial crisis has resulted in a changed relationship between hedge fund managers and investors. Transparency, liquidity and fee structures are dictated increasingly by investors.
Fixed income hedge funds have produced consistent returns. Although the stratgy is using less leverage, an abundance of corporate and sovereign debt should keep markets buoyant over the next few years.
As regulations from the US and European Union hit the hedge funds industry, managers and investors struggle to come to terms with how this will affect and alter how the sector operates in future.
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
Hong Kong, 1st - 31st Dec 2014
UK, 18th Mar 2015
Singapore, 22nd - 23rd Jul 2014
Australia, 12th - 13th Aug 2014
Australia, 14th Aug 2014