13th Annual International Conference on Private Investment Funds




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Luncheon and Refreshment


13th Annual International Conference on Private Investment Funds
11-13 March 2012                             The InterContinental London Park Lane, London, England

A conference co-presented by the IBA Private Investment Funds Subcommittee of the IBA Investment Funds Committee and the Subcommittee on Hedge Funds of the Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities Law of the American Bar Association Section of Business Law, supported by the IBA European Regional Forum.

In its 13th year this leading conference brings together top legal, business and fund professionals from around the globe to analyse the current market and future of private investment funds, and the prospects of changes and updates to regulatory regimes, amongst other timely topics.

This interactive conference will, as always, feature a mix of plenary sessions and focused workshop sessions.

Plenary session topics include:

  • Litigation and enforcement actions by regulatory and other governmental agencies

  • Regulatory developments in 2012 - US Focus

  • Consolidation of private equity issues and hedge fund taxation

  • Regulatory developments in 2012 - EU Focus. The impact of the AIFM directive and other initiatives

  • Beyond the BRIC's: key developments in emerging market funds

  • The state of fundraising for private investment funds

Workshop session topics include:

  • Current terms: hedge funds
  • Current market issues relating to real estate and infrastructure
  • The role of directors and advisory board members in the governance of private equity and hedge funds
  • Taxation workshop: current issues in private equity and hedge fund taxation
  • Market regulation and systemic risk - sovereign debt and short selling in Europe and other regulated markets

Who should attend?

Lawyers in private practice, in-house counsel, business executives at investment management firms, accountants, custodians and other service providers in this field.