A practical guideBy
- Catherine Turner, Group Compliance Officer, Maitland, UK
'International Funds' will provide readers with:*A greater understanding of the benefits and limitations of funds to both retail and institutional investors*An easy-to-read, yet technically comprehensive, insight into fund structures *An overview of the variety of legal structures, regulatory categories and investment profiles available*A detailed understanding of the practical aspects of fund valuation and administration, and the role of the various practitioners*A view of the future of the international funds industry in the light of changing markets, regulation and investor appetite
Practitioners, including, in particular, supervisors and compliance officers; Non-executive directors of fund management companies or fund companies wishing to understand the regulatory and business risks involved; Regulatory staff; Industry consultants - fund lawyers, accountants and training specialists. MSc Finance Students, with about two/three years practitioner experience.
Hardbound, 240 Pages
Published: October 2004
Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann
- Principles of fund management- The concept of collective investment schemes; Different fund structures; The regulatory environment; Practical aspects of fund management- Overview of the operation of a fund; Valuations and pricing; Documentation;The dealing desk; Investment restrictions on regulated funds and tax matters; Income distributions; Distribution of funds; Developments- The UK market; A comparison of some international funds centres, their advantages and disadvantages; Developments in international market