Webcast: Launching a Hedge Fund 2008
Starting a hedge fund is a major undertaking that requires a methodical approach and experienced partners in various industries. This webinar will cover the many aspects that one should consider when starting up a fund --- including raising capital, identifying a prime broker, legal obligations and implications, and technology support.
Merrill Lynch will provide an overview of everything a hedge fund manager should expect when launching a fund, including operational, administrative, and technology infrastructure challenges. As an advisor to hedge fund clients, Merrill Lynch will discuss not only the process of launching a hedge fund, but also share some case study examples to serve as best practices.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP will speak to the many legal issues involved with launching a hedge fund in today’s environment, including selecting your attorney, determining your fund structure and jurisdiction, fee structure and flow, legal documents, and marketing/ communications with potential investors.
Eze Castle Integration will discuss major technology considerations --- specifically, how best to implement and design a highly secure and efficient office infrastructure, which can be a daunting project for a small fund that is just getting started. We will cover topics including:
- Fortified Network Infrastructure
- Business Continuity Plans (BCP) & IT Disaster Recovery
- Voice Communications
- Email & IM Archiving