Hedge fund lawyer Timothy Spangler offers a comprehensive guide to the what, why and how of hedge funds and private equity for the uninitiated in his debut book, One Step Ahead, published in September...
In this sponsored Q&A, Sylvie Dehove, head of investment strategy and portfolio management at Amundi Alternative Investments, talks about the introduction of the AIFMD, its impact on hedge funds and Amundi’s...
The EU regulator has approved a slew of memorandums of understanding with seven more global regulators, paving the way for continued marketing of hedge funds inside and outside Europe
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This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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