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LA Forum publications provide a comprehensive overview of the end to end research and investment process across a range of asset classes.  Our aim is to help our members understand complex problems and plan efficiently.

Written and published for Local Authority officers, these thought provoking documents highlight investment issues, available options and trends in key areas of the UK's public sector pension scheme space.

Targeting investment officers, policy makers, industry specialists, and the pensions board in order to promote debate and understanding.  It is not intended for use directly in either market forecasting or for investment decision purposes, where specialist advice should be sought.

Please note: some of the media sources, publications or articles featured on LA Forum may require registration to gain access.

Interested parties should contact Mark Turnbull (Director: LA Forum) T: 01260 226610 E: mark@laforum.co.uk

2017 Guide to setting up an Alternative Investment Fund in Europe

The 2017 edition of GFM's Guide to setting up an Alternative Investment Fund in Europe, focuses on AIFs, AIFMs, regulation and compliance, choosing a European domicile, selecting service providers, and fundraising and distribution.

Date added: 11-07-2017

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2017 Guide to setting up an Alternative Investment Fund in Europe

Pushing Boundaries - The 2015 UK Alternative Finance Industry Report

Rarely a day goes by without a story about the growth of the online alternative finance market in the UK. In 2015, many peer-to-peer lenders reported continued growth and record-breaking financing rounds. At the same time, the equity-based crowdfunding market saw its first exits, while donation, reward and community based platforms funded more good causes than ever before. Looking beyond the headlines, what is the real state of the market in the UK?

Date added: 31-10-2016

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Pushing Boundaries - The 2015 UK Alternative Finance Industry Report

2016 Guide to setting up an Alternative Investment Fund in the USA

How are AIFS set up in the USA? How do traders and prop desk alumni take the first the steps to setting up their own AIFs in the transparent and correct format required by investors and regulators? And, given regulatory differences on either side of the Atlantic, where should these funds be domiciled? To help answer these and other key questions GFM has prepared the 2016 Guide to Setting up an Alternative Investment Fund in the USA.

Date added: 27-09-2016

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2016 Guide to setting up an Alternative Investment Fund in the USA

2016 Guide to setting up an Alternative Investment Fund in Europe

As the alternative fund management industry grapples with the post-Brexit world, AIF start-ups need to tread carefully. How do traders and prop desk alumni take the first the steps to setting up their own AIFs in the transparent and correct format required by investors and regulators? And, given Brexit and sharpening regulatory differences on either side of the Atlantic and across Europe, where should these funds be domiciled.

Date added: 27-09-2016

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2016 Guide to setting up an Alternative Investment Fund in Europe

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