Abstract Blockchain technology innovation is proliferating in the private investment fund industry. Using a hand-selected dataset of private investment fund advisers that utilize blockchain technology in various functions (N=120), this article shows that the private fund advisers who utilize blockchain technology are able to generate significant benefits for their clients. The data analysis suggests […]Read more "Blockchain Innovation for Private Investment Funds"
Full paper with data analysis available here. Abstract Blockchain technology innovation is proliferating in the hedge fund industry. Blockchain technology plays a primary role in front office and investment functions, in the securing of crypto assets, but also in private investment fund managers’ attempts to satisfy the growth expectations of clients. Although the use of […]Read more "Blockchain Innovation for the Hedge Fund Industry"
Presenting at UCLA @LMI_UCLALaw @UCLA on #Blockchain #innovation for #Hedgefunds #privateequity #VentureCapital #startups #disrupting #compliance. Startups (including Melonport, Numerai, LendingRobot, Varga Fund, among many others) that optimize their internal operations, compliance, and investment strategies with blockchain technology are able to overcome barriers to entry, diseconomies of scale, and can lower their fees and market themselves […]Read more "UCLA Presentation “Blockchain Innovation In Private Investment Funds”"
(Forthcoming: Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy – UCLA School of Law) Fully Cited Version: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2959730 The traditional 2/20 fee structure of private investment funds has come increasingly under pressure in the last ten years. Several market factors help explain the pressure on the fee structure of the private investment fund industry. Private fund […]Read more "Private Fund Fee Structure and Blockchain Applications"
Forthcoming– Cayman Financial Review (April 2017) Blockchain technology offers unprecedented innovation opportunities for the private investment fund industry. Several private investment funds have spearheaded the implementation of blockchain technology and smart contracting in their business model. While some funds simply focus on trading bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to avoid market fluctuations, others invest in and/or […]Read more "Blockchain Innovation for Private Investment Funds"
Originally blogged on Columbia Blue Sky Blog: http://clsbluesky.law.columbia.edu/2015/09/03/private-fund-performance-after-the-dodd-frank-act-evidence-from-2010-to-2015/ Does the Dodd-Frank Act lower the earnings of the private fund industry? For much of its history, the private fund industry has viewed private fund adviser registration and the disclosure of proprietary information as a threat to its profitability. Title IV of the Dodd-Frank Act introduced the most […]Read more "Private fund Performance After the Dodd-Frank Act – Evidence from 2010 to 2015"
EUROPEAN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION 2014 Annual Conference June 25 – 28, 2014 University of Rome Tor Vergata – School of Economics Rome, ITALY Dear colleagues and friends of the European Financial Management Association (EFMA), On behalf of the School of Economics of the University of Rome Tor Vergata, We have the great pleasure and privilege […]Read more "Presentation: Effect of Dodd-Frank Act on Hedge Fund Performance – at European Financial Management Association – 2014 Annual Conference – Rome Italy"
Upper Midwest Securities Litigation and Enforcement Forum 2014 Briggs Securities Litigation Forum Thursday, May 29, 2014 Graves 601 Hotel 601 1st Avenue North Minneapolis, MN 55403 http://www.graves601hotel.com CLE credits applied for REGISTER: Dena Edmiston, Briggs and Morgan, P.A. 612.977.8581 or e-mail email@example.com Welcome Register today for the fifth annual Upper Midwest Securities Litigation and Enforcement […]Read more "Hedge Funds and Private Equity Presentation at Upper Midwest Securities Litigation and Enforcement Forum"
THE CENTER FOR LAW, ECONOMICS AND FINANCE AT THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL FOURTH ANNUAL JUNIOR FACULTY BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL LAW WORKSHOP AND JUNIOR FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP PRIZES Sponsored by Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP The George Washington University Law School 2000 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 February 7-8, 2014 Friday February 7 Welcome, […]Read more "The Effect of the Dodd-Frank Act on Hedge Fund Performance – Presentation at George Washington University Law School"
Investment Fund Roundtable program 1 2014 Investment Funds A Roundtable Discussion Brooklyn Law School Friday, January 31, 2014 Discussion Agenda Session I: Fiduciaries: Harmonizing the Standard of Conduct for Financial Intermediaries Moderator: Deborah A. DeMott, Duke University School of Law Is there and ought there be a common standard of conduct for financial intermediaries toward […]Read more "New Hedge Fund Data on SEC Form PF – Presentation at Investment Fund Roundtable"