The Law of Private Investment Funds by Timothy SpanglerThe Law of Private Investment Funds by Timothy Spangler

The Law of Private Investment Funds

byTimothy Spangler

Hardcover | October 15, 2012

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The new edition of The Law of Private Investment Funds offers a practical analysis of the legal and regulatory issues that arise in connection with the structuring, formation, and operation of private investment funds, including hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate funds, and othernon-retail collective investment vehicles. The book provides a unique analysis of these funds on a pan-asset class basis, as well as from a US, UK, and European perspective.The themes of investor protection and fiduciary challenge are considered in the context of the various sources available for investor protection including the substantive rights and obligations under general law, and voluntary and statutory rights of regulation. The author considers the variousaspects of running private investment funds against the backdrop of regulation and investor protection. Issues such as structuring and launching, and marketing private investment funds are considered in full. The author also looks at the governance challenge where limited partnerships and offshorecompanies are concerned. The book identifies governance as a key issue for private investment fund participants and discusses several ways in which managers and fund participants can improve the governance of their funds. In addition it analyses the consequences and impact of the recent global financial crisis on privatefunds, and the response of the US, UK, and European regulators. The new edition includes increased coverage of best practice and industry guidelines, including the ILPA Guidelines for private equity funds, and the MFA's Best Practices for hedge funds. It also provides discussion of new regulatoryregimes in the US and EU, including the Dodd Frank Act and AIFMD.
Timothy Spangler is a Partner and Chair of the Investment Funds group in Kaye Scholer's London and New York offices, where he regularly advises sponsors on the formation, structuring, and negotiation of a wide variety of investment vehicles, as well as on the full spectrum of securities and regulatory issues typically associated with s...
Title:The Law of Private Investment FundsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:328 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0 inPublished:October 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199657734

ISBN - 13:9780199657735

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Private Investment Funds2. Marketing Private Investment Funds3. Taxation of Private Investment Funds4. The Legal Duties Arising from the Provision of Investment Advisory and Management Services5. The Regulatory Duties Arising from the Provision of Investment Advisory and Management Services6. Governance Issues in Partnerships Used as Private Investment Funds7. Governance Issues in Offshore Companies Used as Private Investment Funds8. Invester Protection Failures in Private Investment Funds9. Recent US and EU Regulatory Responses10. Self-Regulation and Private Actors11. Side Letters as a Means of Mitigating the Governance Challenge12. Board of Directors Composition as a Means of Mitigating the Governance Challenge13. Listings of Private Investment Funds as a Means of Mitigating the Governance Challenge14. Evaluating and Implementing Private Monitoring Solutions

Editorial Reviews

"Mr Spangler's book is a valuable practical guide for the practitioner intending to become involved in this work or to gain an understanding of the market" --David Stokes, Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation 2008