Questions and discussions from Hedge Fund Law Blog readers
I get quite a few questions from readers and usually I am able to answer these questions via email within a couple of days. If you have any questions, comments or simply want more information on starting a hedge fund, please feel free to contact us. We also will take requests for blog posts on certain issues and we also will publish articles (with all appropriate recognition and links) by guest authors. [Note: any grammatical errors in the original messages have not been corrected.] Continue reading →
Recently there have been many discussions about hedge fund structures and terms, including the ability (or inability) of investors to withdraw from hedge funds. Generally the manager will have a number of structures in place to make sure that capital stays in the hedge fund. These provisons include the hedge fund gate, the ability to limit all withdrawals in certain circumstances, and the hedge fund lock-up provision.
The hedge fund lock-up provision is a provision which provides that during a certain initial period, an investor may not make a withdrawal from the fund. The period when the investor cannot withdraw the funds is known as the actual lock-up period. Continue reading →