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Investment Management Law and Practice

Authors: Edited by Timothy Spangler
Editions: Oxford University Press
Pages: 1,520 pages
Date: January 2010
Investment Management: Law and Practice provides a detailed guide to the processes and legal and regulatory issues relating to investment management. It examines the common law relating to standard of care, contractual duty and fiduciary duty and includes special consideration of those aspects of particular relevance to investment management law, such as derivatives, soft commission and market abuse.

Edited by Timothy Spangler, a New York qualified lawyer and English solicitor, this work provides a comparative consideration of UK and US practice. The work also considers issues pertinent to each client sector to provide a practical research tool for advising different categories of client. The regulatory regime in the US and the EU is poised to be questioned like never before - this unique resource will be essential in order to navigate investment management in the future years.

The publication offers valuable information on the regulatory changes and market activity in this dynamic and increasingly specialist practice area.
  • Unique coverage of UK and US law and practice by a handpicked team of practitioner contributors from both countries.
  • Includes coverage of mutual funds, close-ended listed funds, authorised funds, occupational and local government pension schemes, charities and endowment funds, sovereign wealth funds, private equity funds, hedge funds and with-profit funds.
  • Provides an examination of the principles of investment management law and considers how these principles are applied in practice.
  • UK and US lawyers in private practice and in-house counsel specialising in funds and financial services
  • Advisers of investment managers at investment banks and financial institutions
  • Leading accountancy firms based in the UK and US
  • Compliance officers in investment banks
  • International lawyers advising on business conducted under UK or US registered investments within the financial centres of Europe and Asia
  • Regulatory and enforcement lawyers, in government and private practice Institutional investors
  • Private banks and family offices
  • Academics

About the Editor:

Investment Management Law and Practice was edited by Timothy Spangler, Partner and Chair of the Investment Funds Group, Kaye Scholer LLP, and Research Associate at EDHEC-Risk Institute. Timothy Spangler is a New York qualified lawyer and English solicitor.