“As the recession stutters onwards systemic and structural causes for the financial crash continue to dominate international news and debate. Never has there been such an appetite and desire to understand the financial institutions that govern us. But despite public interest, alternative investment vehicles such as private equity and hedge funds remain elusive. Both have always had a unique position in the market, designed as they are to function outside of the rules that govern other financial organizations. But what is it that they do and – significantly – how is it that they have prospered since the 2008 meltdown despite the introduction of new regulatory regimes?”
Date: 27th November 2013, 6.00pm
Location: UCL Faculty of Laws – Graduate Wing, 1-2 Endsleigh Street, London WC1H 0EG
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