Blueprint for a 40 Act fund

February 2014

For a manager launching a US registered alternative mutual fund, structure is key. Opting for an open-end or closed-end fund and deciding on the trust for the fund have major implications for how it can invest, who can invest in it and how it fits with the manager’s other offerings.

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Making the case for improved efficiency

February 2014

Over the past several years, Hedge Funds have been taking time to re-examine their business models with the goal of reducing their cost structures. Business process re-engineering can be an effective technique to achieve this.

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Taking good governance to global subsidiaries

February 2014

Recent scandals, such as BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, clearly demonstrate that entities which operate across multiple jurisdictions and business areas must ensure that their subsidiaries in these regions are adequately governed.

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