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  • 13 May 2014

    Hedge Funds Overview

    Investment Education

    Dublin

    Session 1 - Introduction

     

    • Hedge Funds defined. Lock-ups, Gates, Hurdle Rates, Side Pockets
    • The pursuit of Absolute Return & Performance Fees
    • How large is the Hedge Fund Universe? The numbers in context
    • Where are they? Domicile, Onshore vs Offshore
    • Asset Class performance or Manager value-added? The search for Alpha

     

    Session 2 - Hedge Fund Trading Tactics, Counter- Parties and Competition

     

    • Tactics for all market environments - Leverage & Short Selling.
    • Regulatory intervention & increased transparency
    • Where is the competition? The reaction from the traditional Fund Managers
    • External Relationships - Prime Brokerage, Custodians, Fund Administrators

     

    Session 3 - Issues for Hedge Fund Investors

     

    • Rationale for Hedge Funds in an Investors’ Portfolio. Is it still there?
    • The non-correlated Asset Class, Survivorship Bias, Drawdown
    • The changing Investor base – Institutions are now the target market
    • Leverage, Risk and Transparency
    • Risk-adjusted performance measurement
    • Institutionalisation of Hedge Funds, Index Providers – Benchmark Risk

     

    Session 4 - Risk Management for Hedge Funds

     

    • Market , leverage and Credit risk
    • Political and legal risk
    • Gap and liquidity risk, Mark-to-market risk
    • Why do Hedge Funds fail? Do not forget Operational Risk
    • Tools for the Analysis of Financial Risk – From VaR to Stress Testing

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  • 14 May 2014

    Hedge Fund Trading Styles & Strategies

    Investment Education

    Dublin

    Session 1 - The most popular strategy - Long-Short Equity

     

    • The Mechanics of Short Selling
    • Stock Lending considerations. Who is lending & why?
    • Risk Management – position limits, Stop losses.
    • Variation on a theme - 130/30 Strategies
    • Derivative trading alternatives – Contracts for Difference, Options, Futures

     

    Session 2 - Hedge Fund Investment Styles - Directional

     

    • Overview of Style variations – From Low to High Market Exposure
    • Distressed Debt – The illiquid end of the market place
    • Global Macro – Trading Interest Rates, FX & Commodities
    • Managed Futures – Technical Analysis at work

     

    Session 3- Hedge Fund Investment Styles – Non-Directional

     

    • Market Neutral and Relative Value Arbitrage – Equity and Fixed Income
    • Event-Driven and Risk Arbitrage
    • Convertible Bond Arbitrage
    • ADR Arbitrage
    • Hedge Fund Style Index Performance and Volatility data

     

    Session 4 - Funds of Hedge Funds

     

    • Rationale for the Fund of Funds route – Diversification and Risk Management
    • Strategy and Manager orientation - The Due Diligence process
    • Risk Management and the monitoring process
    • Fund of Funds in practice

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  • 15 May 2014

    Employment Law 2014 Update (3 Hours)

    Central Law Training

    Belfast

    With the current speed of developments in employment law, it’s vital to keep updated. This course will examine the immense activity during the last 12 months addressing the changes in case law and forthcoming proposed legislation. Included in...

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  • 3 June 2014 - 4 June 2014

    Global Patent Strategy Exchange

    IQPC

    Maynooth, Co.Kildare,

    The Global Patent Strategy Exchange (3 – 4 June 2014, Ireland), is an invitation-only forum providing 60 hand selected Patent and IP Leaders to meet, network, benchmark and share ideas and best practices on how to overcome the critical challenges facing the global patent sector, providing the perfect environment where practical strategies to effectively monetize and protect patent portfolio can be formulated.

    Further information or register to attend as a delegate or solution provider call 44 (0) 207 368 9484.

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  • 11 June 2014

    Running a Fixed Charge Receivership and Property Focused Administration

    Central Law Training

    Belfast

    Although Administrative Receiverships are not as common as they used to be, the Fixed Charge Receivership is still a useful remedy for the secured creditor. The first part of this course will look at the following aspects: Appointment of a...

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  • 29 July 2014

    Acting for Farmers & Landowners - How to Avoid the Risks & Negligence Traps

    MBL Seminars Limited

    Belfast

    Course Level: Intermediate Introduction This highly practical intermediate level seminar will provide a summary of common traps that exist in acting for farmers. The increase in farmland values has increased the quan...

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  • 29 July 2014

    Inheritance Tax for Agricultural Clients

    MBL Seminars Limited

    Belfast

    Course Level: Intermediate Introduction This highly practical seminar will provide a summary of all the current challenges to farm and diversification tax. It will look at all areas including inheritance tax relief,...

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  • 4 September 2014

    Writing & Drafting Legal Documents Masterclass (In Plain English)

    MBL Seminars Limited

    Belfast

    Course Level: Introduction Introduction The objectives of this one day workshop are: * To provide delegates with the opportunity to critique their writing styles, so that they can detect bad drafting habits and d...

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  • 5 September 2014

    Zero Tolerance on Punctuation & Grammar - A Crash Course

    MBL Seminars Limited

    Belfast

    Course Level: Intermediate Introduction When author Lynne Truss's book Eats, Shoots & Leaves was published, it became a bestseller, an unusual occurrence for a book that is all about punctuation. However, people see your lang...

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  • 9 September 2014

    Dealing with Difficult Staff

    MBL Seminars Limited

    Dublin

    Course Level: Intermediate Introduction This course is open to all professionals from those who are new to management through to more experienced managers looking for fresh ideas. It is the course you wish you had go...

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