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The Hedge Fund Book: A Training Manual for Professionals and Capital-Raising Executives -An accessible guide to effectively operating in the hedge fund arena Hedge funds are now in the news more than a thousand times a day and yet it is hard to find clear, factual information about how they operate, raise capital, and invest. The Hedge Fund Book provides real-world case studies of various hedge fund managers providing a solid foundation in specialized hedge fund knowledge for both financial professionals and those aspiring to enter this field.

All About Hedge Funds, Fully Revised Second Edition (All About... (McGraw-Hill)) - according to the Amazon description, this is an easy-to-understand introduction to using hedge funds in any investing strategy. Hedge fund founder and longtime expert on the subject Ezra Zask examines where the industry stands today and where it is headed to help you determine how best to use hedge funds in your own portfolio.

Featured Articles

Introduction to Private Placements - hedge funds, and private equity funds, take in investors' money by way of a private placement. Such offerings are exempt from the registration process for offering securities for sale; provided the rules are followed. A description of the exemption, and the private placement process.

Introduction to Insider Trading - insider trading refers to two types of trading, one that is legal, and the other that is not.

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Amazon.com makes it easy to order books online, and we have compiled what we believe to be the most useful books for the brokerage legal and compliance officer in the Compliance and Law Department at the SECLaw.com Bookstore.

Past Articles and Commentary
Every month The Securities Law Home Page brings together commentary and updates from securities law practitioners and regulators. Past articles are collected here in chronological order, or simply search for the topic you are interested in.

Statutes and Rules

The Securities Act of 1933
and the '33 Act Rules and Forms

The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
and the 34 Act Rules and Forms

Investment Company Act

Investment Adviser's Act

Securities Investor Protection Act of 1970

Public Utilities Holding Company Act  

National Securities Markets Improvement Act of 1996 


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