In a market where fundraising has been challenging, side letters providing tailored terms to investors can be helpful tools to attract capital, writes James Gaden of Maples and Calder.
Law firm Maples and Calder says it is seeing more Korea and Taiwan-specific Ucits funds, although an Asian funds passport could be a viable competitor.
Maples and Calder lay down the law on what happens if your hedge fund goes doolally.
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