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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
The Law of Hedge Funds: A Global Perspective 2nd ed isbn 9781405750301

Hedge Funds

ISBN13: 9781405717205
New Edition ISBN: 9781405750301
Published: December 2008
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Hedge Funds provides a user-friendly, concise yet comprehensive guide to the core law of hedge funds. Armed with a strong practical focus, the book covers both domestic and international aspects in on handy volume.

Other topics covered include how to set up a hedge fund, the core law (FSA, FSMA, CIS regime), jurisdiction and choice of vehicle, a comparative assessment of different offshore jurisdictions, commentary on the US position (from a UK practitioner’s perspective), tax aspects, trading strategies, UCITS III, market abuse, and the investor perspective.

Background documents are also included, along with checklists of issues to consider.

Banking and Finance
Chapter 1: The Nature of the Beast - What is a Hedge Fund?
Chapter 2: Establishment Options - Jurisdiction
Chapter 3: Establishment Options - Legal Form
Chapter 4: Service Providers - Making it Happen
Chapter 5: Regulatory Overview - UK
Chapter 6: Regulatory Overview - Selected Offshore Jurisdictions
Chapter 7: The US dimension
Chapter 8: Marketing - Selected Jurisdictions
Chapter 9: Taxation - an Overview
Chapter 10: Key Fund Terms
Chapter 11: Inside the Black Box - a look at some Common Strategies
Chapter 12: Investing in Hedge Funds - The Investor Perspective