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Derek Adler
Tuesday
Jan 26 '10
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UK
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Derek Adler

Hedge funds adjust to client power

By Sophia Grene

Published: January 24 2010 09:11 | Last updated: January 24 2010 09:11

Hedge funds are changing their behaviour as institutional investors demand greater transparency and better terms.

“Power has definitely shifted to the investors,” said David Morrissey, head of business development for Europe at SEI Investment Manager Services. “An awful lot of hedge fund managers are paying a lot more attention to what their clients want.”

Institutional investors remain unswerving in their commitment to hedge funds, but expect consideration in return, according to SEI’s third annual survey of institutional ...

Derek Adler
Thursday
Jan 21 '10
Category:
Blog
UK
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Derek Adler

We all know about the recent publicity regarding Investment Managers relocating to Switzerland but is this the whole story? 

Bonus supertax sends the City's super-rich to Switzerland.

As taxes are hiked here, City moneymakers are heading for the high life in Switzerland. How will they survive all that clean living?

Leo Maguire : Sunday Times Magazine

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I was also interested to read the recent article in the Times regarding Hedge Fund Managers moving to Malta:

Hedgies head for the sun in Malta

Kate Walsh : Prufrock

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Is this the ...

Sherri Ortiz
Thursday
Jan 14 '10
Category:
Blog
BVI
Contributor:
Sherri Ortiz

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is on the ‘white list’ of countries that have implemented substantially the internationally agreed tax standard set by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

The process of reinforcing the jurisdiction’s reputation as a globally integrated international finance centre continues now as much as it did when the BVI signed its first Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) seven years ago.

The April meeting of the G20 in London established the need for urgency in increasing transparency in tax matters, with the OECD introducing new standards for exchanging information.

The benchmark for the white ...

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