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8 Mar 2010

The Hedge Fund Fraud Casebook - Review

New York ( - Research and Markets has added John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new report "The Hedge Fund Fraud Casebook" to their offering. An in-depth look at the first 100 cases of proven fraud at hedge funds.

Some highlights:

* First comprehensive survey of hedge fund fraud including 100 chronological fraud cases
* Includes descriptions of each case, diagram of the player interaction, and tables detailing monies recovered, fines paid, prison terms, and professional sanctions
* Useful for both individual and professional investors, particularly given the last eighteen months of fraud and mismanagement among leading financial professionals and companies

Author Bruce Johnson spent more than a decade as a hedge fund practitioner, managing and advising funds. He was CEO of Albourne America LLC, the U.S. arm of Albourne Partners, a hedge fund advisory firm based in London. While at Albourne, Johnson researched new approaches to hedge fund due diligence including the quantitative analysis of "fund failure" and hedge fund credit.

After an earlier career as an architect and city planner in New York and London, Johnson has gained twenty-four years worth of experience in finance, including extended postings in Tokyo, Hong Kong, and London. While head of Global Research for Baring Securities, he published an important paper on the future of the Chinese and Indian economies, correctly predicting their current impact on global trade, and also created and managed the first investable global emerging markets equity index.

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