Kirkland Seminar

Derivatives and Investment Funds

In the post-crisis era, derivatives have become an increasingly common tool for risk-mitigation and synthetic leverage for investment funds. During this webinar our panel of experts discuss fund-level derivatives, hedging, leverage and evolving regulatory considerations.

Topics Covered:


  • Overview of hedging strategies for funds
  • Introduction to market dynamics
  • Regulatory considerations
  • Investor dynamics and messaging
  • Common documentation challenges and solutions


  • Overview of typical synthetic leverage products
  • Typical securities and commodity law issues
  • Common documentation challenges and solutions

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