City of Linz v Bawag case underlines risks in municipal derivatives
Small is beautiful for the regulatory litigation practice, representing banks in high-profile cases
Current offence under Financial Services Act 2012 is "unprosecutable"
Caymans court: question manager's authority and letter’s interaction with fund constitution
Reuse, title transfer, reporting and derivatives in scope scrutinised
What to do with funds holding illiquid assets past their original maturity date
Disclosure orders lift corporate veil against third-party businesses
Legal risk can be disastrous but is hard to tackle, argues Kaminski
Active role in liquidation can generate additional returns
Non-execs should still challenge dominant directors
Service provider rankings 2013 provide surprises
An open verdict
Hedge Funds Review Service Provider Rankings cover a wide range of services including prime brokerage, fund administration and accountancy. They give an insight into what managers and investors value
Law firm of the year: Davis Polk & Wardwell
Derivative claims are a way for fund investors to sue a fund’s manager. A recent English court decision highlights the contrast between limited partnership derivative claims in England and in Cayman
Malta is poised for growth as EU legislation on the alternative fund industry comes into effect in July 2013. Elections scheduled for March 2013 could also boost growth of financial services.
Service Provider Rankings 2012
The Service Provider Rankings 2012 recognise the important role played by a wide range of organisations in the smooth running and operation of hedge funds and funds of hedge funds globally.
An arbitration panel set up to tackle derivatives disputes could also tackle eurozone debt crisis issues, says Jeffrey Golden, architect of the Isda master agreement
'Not guilty' plea could be stalling tactic or attempt to spread guilt, lawyers say
Internal fraud is on the increase in the face of downsizing and recession, according to industry experts
Legal experts have called for Dodd-Frank-style bounty provision for whistleblowers in the UK
BP: lessons learned