Hedge Funds and the Law, 2nd Edition

April 22, 2016

The 2nd edition of Hedge Funds in the Law, authored by Dechert partner Richard Frase, provides a comprehensive guide to setting up and operating hedge funds. It covers all the key legal, regulatory, and tax matters that need to be considered and covered when setting up a fund. The new edition is fully updated to cover the AIFMD and the Dodd Frank Act in the US.

  • The key legal, regulatory and tax matters that need to be considered and covered when setting up and operating different types of fund.
  • The implications of the Alternative Fund Managers’ Directive (AIFMD), which regulates EU hedge fund managers for the first time, and other EU initiatives. 
  • The regulatory initiatives of the US including the impact of the Dodd Frank Act on transparency and accountability in the hedge fund industry. 
  • The rules relating to hedge fund reporting requirements. 
  • The requirement for hedge funds to appoint a depository under the AIFMD. 
  • Coverage of the legal and regulatory regimes relating to hedge funds in key jurisdictions. 
  • The regulator’s enforcement regime as it applies to hedge fund managers. 
  • The rules and regulations governing the marketing of hedge funds in key jurisdictions.