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UCITS 3

The 'Hedge Funds and Regulation UCITS 3' special report comprises 12 separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.

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European regulation holds key to future alternatives landscape

Mon, 30/08/2010 - 11:28

Nearly two years after the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers brought home to the global financial industry the seriousness of the crisis that unfolded from the collapse of the US sub-prime mortgage market, the shape of the regulatory environment drawn up as a response to the past three years of turbulence is now taking shape, for better or worse. A major step came on July 21 with the signing into US law of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. »

Peter Stapleton  Maples and Calder

The continuing evolution of Ucits in Ireland

Mon, 30/08/2010 - 11:52

Market commentary and discussion on the merits and limitations of alternative Ucits funds continue to generate considerable interest for hedge fund managers and their investors. »

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Alternative Ucits: valuable innovation or short-term fad?

Fri, 27/08/2010 - 11:41

 PRO   * Tried and tested structure with strong global brand * Regulation, transparency and liquidity meet investor concerns »

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Regulatory upheavals prompt alternative Ucits boom

Fri, 27/08/2010 - 11:35

 There are questions about their suitability for retail investment, their ability to deliver long-term performance has yet to be proven, and Europe’s regulators could yet seek to rein in »

European parliament building

Critics question long-term appeal of ‘Newcits’ funds

Fri, 27/08/2010 - 11:32

 Even as the growth of ‘Newcits’ funds in the marketplace accelerates, concern has been growing about their limitations and potential dangers. »

phil masterson SEI

Are you ready to capitalise on convergence?

Mon, 30/08/2010 - 11:45

Due to the combination of bruising market losses, high correlation among asset classes, unexpected illiquidity and epic scandals, the investment management industry faces a restless, empowered investor base. »

Hans-Olov Bornemann

How the ‘ultimate fund’ was created

Mon, 30/08/2010 - 11:48

Today alternative Ucits III structures are very much in vogue, but the SEB Asset Selection Fund traces its origins back more than five years, to a train journey to northern Sweden in March 2005. »

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