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Published: 06 September 2012

328 Pages


ISBN: 9780199657735

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A new practitioner law publication

The Law of Private Investment Funds

Second Edition

Timothy Spangler

  • The only book to focus on the law and regulatory issues arising with private investment funds from an asset-class neutral perspective
  • Provides a compare and contrast approach to private investment funds under UK and US law
  • Includes a detailed discussion of the regulatory and fiduciary duties of fund managers
  • Analyses all sources of investor protection
  • Identifies and discusses practical steps that can be taken to improve the governance of private fund vehicles

New to this Edition:

  • Analysis of the impact of the global financial crisis on private funds
  • Increased coverage of best practice and industry guidelines such as the ILPA Guidelines and the MFA's Best Practices
  • Discussion of new regulatory regimes in the US and EU including the Dodd Frank Act and the AIFMD
  • In-depth discussion of how to use side-letters, independent directors and exchange listings to improve governance

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