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Acquisitions & Disposals - Pension Aspects

Types of pensions arrangements commonly encountered and their main characteristicsDue diligence - what's needed?Why so many warrantiesWhy a pension scheduleProtecting the clientsTUPE transfersWhat the future holdsBenefits of attending include a greater understanding of:Acquisitions and disposals have serious implications for pensions. Mismanaging the pension implications can cost many thousands of pounds in professional fees, even more when the level of damages are assessed. Despite this potential risk, pensions and the appropriate warranties are often not taken seriously.OverviewThis course is aimed primarily at those who are just getting to grips with pensions in acquisitions and disposals or who touch on pensions as part of their day-to-day work.DelegatesCost for BPP PD Members: £210.00 + VAT : 6 CPD Hours (£420.00 + VAT for non BPP PD Members- Click here for details of our membership scheme)Pricing ... (Training Available by BPP Professional Education Birmingham) Acquisitions & Disposals - Pension Aspects

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UK GAAP - Pension Schemes

PricingCost for BPP PD Members: £239.00 + VAT : 3 CPD Hours (£299.00 + VAT for non BPP PD Members - Click here for details of our membership scheme).Course levelSpecialistCourse ContentThe Pensions Research Accountants Group issues guidance on financial reporting for pension schemes. Their Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) explains the context in which financial statements will be placed, establishes best practice and offers advice and suggestions on improving the quality of communication.This course provides an overview of the requirements of the revised SORP. It also looks at the potential impact of IFRS on the industry. It will prove useful to those new to financial reporting for pension schemes or existing employees looking to refresh or consolidate their knowledge. Auditors of pension schemes would also benefit from attending.Learning outcomes include obtaining a greater understanding of:The relevant requirements of the Pensions Act 2004The format of ... (Training Available by BPP Professional Education - Manchester) UK GAAP - Pension Schemes

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Funds Training

My first exposure to designing and delivering funds training was an Asset Reconciliation module. Since then, the Funds training repertoire has expanded to include:Funds OverviewInvestment Security Types: Equities Bonds Futures Options Currencies SwapsFunds ValuationsCorporate ActionsRole of TrusteeTransfer AgencyFinancial Statements for FundsBalancing the Trial Balance ... (Training Available by Evolution Consulting) Funds Training

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UCITS Funds

UCITS Funds31 March 2011 LondonStrategies for Setting up and Investing in Ucits Funds A one day intensive course on UCITS funds for Asset and Fund Managers, Investment Bankers, Hedge Funds and Institutional Investors exploring: The use and structure of UCITS III Changes under UCITS IV The key features of UCITS Structuring UCITS and authorisation process Eligible assets in UCITS funds The key features and applications of UCITS as an asset class Main legal requirements Governance, transparency, custody and depositaries Application of equities, bonds, fund of funds derivatives, 130/30 and other instruments UCITS Alternatives Distribution of UCITS Leverage and VaR Use of UCITS for funds and hedge funds Our former delegates attending this course included: Credit Suisse, UBS, Brevan Howard, Linedata, EFG Hermes, Cadwalader, Bingham, Coriolis Capital and more. Description This practical one day course is designed to provide an insight into the area of UCITS, showing how funds m ... (Training Available by Eureka Financial) UCITS Funds

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Introduction to Hedge Funds

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School Of Hedge Funds

School Of Hedge FundsThe ultimate course in our hedge fund portfolio of events. The course is delivered on a residential basis to facilitate focused learning without distraction. The course aims to take your practical skills to new heights as a result of working 1-to-1 with our trainers with over 15 years' experience in the hedge fund industry. If you are looking for hedge funds training, this is the course that will make a difference! Course HighlightsThe IFF School of Hedge Funds represents a whole new approach to training. Through case study analysis and practical examples, this course will equip you with invaluable skills that will dramatically improve all aspects of your hedge funds knowledge both in theory and in practice. The residential format of the training means that you will spend five days learning directly from some of the world’s leading hedge funds experts without any of the usual distractions. Here are some of the unique factors that make this course an essential ... (Training Available by IFF - International Faculty of Finance) School Of Hedge Funds

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UK GAAP - Pension Schemes

The Pensions Research Accountants Group issues guidance on financial reporting for pension schemes. Their Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) explains the context in which financial statements will be placed, establishes best practice and offers advice and suggestions on improving the quality of communication.Course ContentSpecialistCourse levelCost for BPP PD Members: £239.00 + VAT : 3 CPD Hours (£299.00 + VAT for non BPP PD Members - Click here for details of our membership scheme).PricingThis course provides an overview of the requirements of the revised SORP. It also looks at the potential impact of IFRS on the industry. It will prove useful to those new to financial reporting for pension schemes or existing employees looking to refresh or consolidate their knowledge. Auditors of pension schemes would also benefit from attending.Learning outcomes include obtaining a greater understanding of:The relevant requirements of the Pensions Act 2004The format of ... (Training Available by BPP Professional Education Birmingham) UK GAAP - Pension Schemes

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Introduction to Hedge Funds

Course OutlineSession 1: IntroductionHedge fund defined, lock ups, gates, hurdle ratesThe pursuit of absolute return and performance feesHow large is the hedge fund universe?Where are they? Domicile, onshore vs offshoreAsset class performance or manager value added?Session 2: Hedge Fund Tactics, Counter-Parties and CompetitionTactics – leverage and short selling explainedLesson from 2008: regulatory interventionExternal relationships– prime brokerage, custodians, fund administratorsLesson from 2008: counterparty riskSession 3: Issues for Hedge Fund InvestorsRationale for hedge funds in an investors’ portfolio. Is it still there?The non-correlated asset class, survivorship bias, drawdownLesson from 2008: hnwis leaving the ship, institutions more cautiousLesson from 2008: liquidity mismatchLeverage, risk and transparencyRisk-adjusted performance measurementInstitutionalisation of hedge funds, index providers - benchmark riskUCITS III- a potential saviour for the industr ... (Training Available by GTA University Centre, Guernsey) Introduction to Hedge Funds

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Introduction to Hedge Funds

This interactive one day programme will offer an insight into probably one of the markets’ most widely misunderstood group of money Managers. More specifically the programme will analyse the Funds’ characteristics, the changing Investor profile, the vast range of trading strategies pursued & finally & probably most importantly, what Risk Management tools are employed Course Content:  Hedge Funds – What are they?Hedge Funds defined. Lock-ups, Gates, Hurdle RatesThe pursuit of Absolute Return & Performance Fees.How big is the Hedge Fund Universe? Smaller than it wasExternal Relationships - Prime Brokerage, Custodians, Fund AdministratorsTactics - Leverage & Short Selling. Regulatory intervention Case Study – How do Investors choose their Hedge Fund Manager?  Why Hedge Funds? The Big Issues for InvestorsRationale for Hedge Funds in an Investors’ Portfolio. Is it still there?The non-correlated Asset Class, Survivorship Bi ... (Training Available by Redcliffe Training Associates Ltd.) Introduction to Hedge Funds

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Fundamentals of Hedge Funds

Fundamentals of Hedge FundsThere's no denying that the reputation of hedge funds took some damage during the credit crisis. But people are now realising that they are not the bad guys after all and excellent returns are possible when investing in this area. This hedge funds course will dispel some of the confusion around the products and will help you understand the opportunities they can offer. Course HighlightsAn excellent course addressing all the key characteristics of hedge funds including regulation and complianceF.D., TudorGain a comprehensive overview of the hedge funds market and learn the skills to effectively demystify the increasing complexity of strategies adoptedThe skills to demistify the increasing complexity of strategies adoptedThe knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of prime brokers, custodians, fund administrators and fund managers An understanding of the risk characteristics and structure of hedge funds; lessons learned from the credit crunchThe advantages ... (Training Available by IFF - International Faculty of Finance) Fundamentals of Hedge Funds

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Additional Pension funds Courses & Classes

Hedge Funds - An Introduction

Course ObjectivesThe Hedge Fund industry is here to stay, but how many really understand the difference between traditional fund management and the complex and sometimes exotic world of Hedge Funds?This course seeks to help delegates understand the differences between the range of different strategies and the inherent risks involved. The course will show that by introducing hedge funds to a traditional portfolio, risk can actually be lowered and returns enhanced.No prior knowledge is necessary.Hedge Funds – What are they? Hedge Funds defined vs their ‘Long Only’ counterparts Industry origins and what does ‘Hedge’ mean? How many are there? How big are they? External Relationships - Prime Brokerage, Custodians, Fund Administrators Case Study – How do Investors choose their Hedge Fund Manager? Why Hedge Funds? Who buys them? Rationale for Hedge Funds in an Investors’ Portfolio The non-correlated Asset Class, Survivorship Bias, Drawdown Benchmar ... (Training Available by Quorum Training Ltd.) Hedge Funds - An Introduction

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Pension Schemes Refresher - Including Latest Developments

Presenter: Mike Ulrich 22 June 2010Time 2.00-5.15 Location: British Dental Association, 64 WimpoleStreet, London W1G 8YS CPD: 3 Hours Aims and Objectives of the CourseTo provide a refresher and update to those professionals involved in the accounting and audit of pension schemes To consider the requirements of the Pensions Act 1995 and 2004 in respect of defined benefit and defined contribution schemes The requirements of the SORP 2007 To consider the issues raised by the Pensions Regulator To consider the requirements of Codes of Practice and the impact on accountants and auditors To consider the requirements of guidance issued by the APB in respect of pension scheme audits Course ContentSORP 2007 Codes of Practice 1, 3, 5, and 9 Practice note 15 revised Pensions Act 1995 Pensions Act 2004 FEE: £120 plus VAT or 1 ‘Block Place’ (from£54 plus VAT) ... (Training Available by PASS Training) Pension Schemes Refresher - Including Latest Developments

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Mutual Funds

Course Category New for 2010 Accounting & Tax Alternative Investments CFA/CMT/FRM Exam Prep Core Financial Concepts Corporate Finance Credit Risk Derivatives Financial Modeling Fixed Income Investment & Portfolio Management Mergers & Acquisitions Operations & Compliance Professional Skills Project Finance Risk Management Special Programs Structured Products Technical Analysis Trading Wealth Management Mutual FundsThis course provides an understanding of mutual funds, including the uses of open-end and closed-end funds, the advantages and disadvantages of funds as compared to individual securities, and how best to select funds that fit an investor's needs.No sessions currently available. Contact client services to get the next available date. CPE CREDITS 14.0Entry-level analysts, institutional salespersons and traders, aspiring portfolio managers, and individual investors.No advance preparation required.Students will be able to:Discuss the historica ... (Training Available by New York Institute of Finance ) Mutual Funds

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Regulated Funds & Fund Managers

Home Open Courses Regulated Funds & Fund ManagersRegulated Funds & Fund ManagersHow To RegisterFor just this course click 'Register' under preferred Dates and Locations. Or 'Add to basket' and continue shopping.A two-day case study based workshop offering a structured approach to the analysis of both local and international regulated funds (including mutual funds and UCITS), pension funds and fund managers. Course ObjectivesThe goal of the workshop is to equip participants with a structured analytic framework for the analysis of regulated mutual funds and pension funds and fund managers.Specifically participants will be equipped to:Distinguish key fund types and structuresEvaluate the risk profile of a fund’s investment strategy, structure, leverage and liquidityIdentify the roles of key parties: fund manager, trustee, custodian, administrator etc. and the due diligence required to assess risk management and controlsUse key performance indicators to benchmark performa ... (Training Available by Fitch Training) Regulated Funds & Fund Managers

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Audit of Pension Schemes

This is run as an in-house course only. For moreinformation, please contact our in-house team on0845 226 2422 or emailin-house@bpp.comCourse level DevelopmentalCourse ContentAre you the appointed auditor to a pension scheme or a trustee accountant wishing to understand the role and needs of the scheme auditor? With new pension-fund regulation now in place perhaps you need to know more about the auditor’s whistle-blowing responsibilities.Learning outcomes include obtaining a greater understanding of:The regulation of pension-fund accounting and reportingThe auditor’s duty in respect of pension-scheme accountsApplying practice note 15 and the auditing standardsThe auditor’s whistle-blowing responsibility at the time of any perceived regulatory breaches by the pension-scheme trusteesHow to assess the risks of error, as well as intentional accounts manipulationMatters that may raise a concern over the reliability of the actuary’s workThe audit approach needed to mit ... (Training Available by BPP Professional Education - Manchester) Audit of Pension Schemes

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Hedge Funds

Course Category New for 2010 Accounting & Tax Alternative Investments CFA/CMT/FRM Exam Prep Core Financial Concepts Corporate Finance Credit Risk Derivatives Financial Modeling Fixed Income Investment & Portfolio Management Mergers & Acquisitions Operations & Compliance Professional Skills Project Finance Risk Management Special Programs Structured Products Technical Analysis Trading Wealth Management Hedge FundsHedge funds are one of the fastest growing, yet probably least understood, sectors of the asset management industry. This course presents a detailed and comprehensive picture of the hedge fund industry.23-Feb-2011 -- 23-Feb-2011New YorkUSD$1575 NY Institute of Finance - Midtown 9:00am - 4:30pmInstructional Method: Group-Live Instructor(s): [ Chris Tidmore; ]Wed Level: Intermediate 17-May-2011 -- 17-May-2011New YorkUSD$1575 NY Institute of Finance - Midtown 9:00am - 4:30pm ... (Training Available by New York Institute of Finance ) Hedge Funds

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Hedge Funds - An Introduction

In association with Quorum Training COURSE OBJECTIVES:The Hedge Fund industry is here to stay, but how many really understand the difference between traditional fund management and the complex and sometimes exotic world of Hedge Funds? This course seeks to help delegates understand the differences between the range of different strategies and the inherent risks involved.The course will show that by introducing hedge funds to a traditional portfolio, risk can actually be lowered and returns enhanced. No prior knowledge is necessary. COURSE CONTENTHedge Funds – What are they? Hedge Funds defined vs their ‘Long Only’ counterpartsIndustry origins and what does ‘Hedge’ mean? How many are there? How big are they?Case Study – How do Investors choose their Hedge Fund Manager?Why Hedge Funds? Who buys them? Rationale for Hedge Funds in an Investors’ Portfolio The non-correlated Asset Class, Survivorship Bias, Drawdown Benchmarking problems for Hedge Fun ... (Training Available by Central Law Training) Hedge Funds - An Introduction

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Introduction to Hedge Funds

Industry OverviewThe Origins of Hedge FundsMotivationsKey PlayersGrowth and PerformanceDifferentiating FeaturesWhy Hedge Funds are DifferentTen Differentiating FeaturesThe Major Hedge Fund StrategiesClassifying hedge fundsDirectional versus Non-DirectionalEquity Long-Short / Equity Neutral / Equity BiasGlobal MacroCommodity Trading AdvisorsRelative Value ArbitrageConvertible ArbitrageFixed Income ArbitrageMerger ArbitrageOther strategiesHedge Funds & Capital MarketsRegulatory frameworkChanges in the industry landscapeThe Role of Prime BrokerageHedge Funds & DerivativesThe Major Products: Equity, Debt, Foreign ExchangeEquity Futures / Equity SwapsFixed Income Derivatives / Interest Rate SwapsCredit Derivatives / Default SwapsThe Fund of Funds ProductThe Interview ProcessThe Disclosure ProcessThe Risk Assessment ProcessCreating a Fund of FundsLooking at RiskMeasuring PerformanceIdentifying and Measuring RiskManaging RiskRisk / VaR ModelsRisk-Adjusted PerformanceHedge fund databas ... (Training Available by 7city Learning) Introduction to Hedge Funds

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Understanding Hedge Funds in today's markets

Understanding Hedge Funds in today's markets London Price:£350 plus VAT Level: 225/11/10Book › introduction:The (relatively small) Hedge Fund community has the dubious honour of attracting disproportionately high levels of publicity in the financial & political press. This can partly be explained by an ongoing lack of understanding of what the Managers are actually doing on behalf of their investors. This interactive one day programme is designed to demystify the industry & break down some of the barriers which to date have appeared impenetrable to outsiders outcomes:gain an overview of the Hedge Fund market and how it operatesbetter understanding of the information given on Hedge Fundsunderstand the impact Hedge Funds have on the financial marketprogramme:Session 1 Understanding their tradable Fin ... (Training Available by TFPL Ltd) Understanding Hedge Funds in today's markets

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Hedge Funds: A Credit Perspective

Home Open Courses Hedge Funds: A Credit PerspectiveHedge Funds: A Credit PerspectiveHow To RegisterFor just this course click 'Register' under preferred Dates and Locations. Or 'Add to basket' and continue shopping.A two-day intensive workshop offering an in depth structured approach to the analysis of hedge funds and alternative investment strategies. The workshop takes a credit focus for bankers and analysts but is also appropriate for a wider audience who need to understand the key risk issues of the hedge fund industry. Course ObjectivesThe workshop offers a structured analytic framework for the credit analysis of hedge and other unregulated funds.Specifically participants will be equipped to: Distinguish the risk profile of a fund’s investment strategy, structure, leverage and liquidityApply financial analytic tools used to benchmark the performance and risk profile of a fundIdentify the due diligence required for evaluating the fund manager's expertise, investment proces ... (Training Available by Fitch Training) Hedge Funds: A Credit Perspective

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