Capital Management Service Group, Inc. is dedicated to providing the highest quality of services on a personal level and in a timely manner. We offer flat-fee engagements, which include start-to-finish legal services and counsel with all aspects of launching a domestic or offshore hedge fund. No two funds are identical. We use a client-based approach to our fund structuring and analysis. Our clients routinely comment on the excellence of our personal service and the time we take to properly understand and implement the client’s unique circumstances and objectives. Call Us at +1(307) 213-4732, Email Usand Read What Our Client Say About Us on LinkedIn
Forex, Futures & Commodity Managed Accounts A CTA charges fees for advising individual managed accounts and commodity pools. It costs more money to set up a hedge fund and the process takes a little longer. If you have customers ready, willing and able to commit money now, start by setting up a managed account business and add a hedge fund later. With a managed account business, you do not have to hire an auditor and an administrator. Your customers will open trading accounts at the broker you direct them to and you will manage their accounts pursuant to the managed account agreement you ask them to read and sign before committing to you and your trading program. Read our Leading Article published by Currency Traderand Learn More About Commodity Pools and Managed Accounts We offer flat rate fees and start-to-finish legal services cover all legal, tax and regulatory aspects of launching your business, worldwide. Contact Hannah Terhune Hedge Fund Attorney for a Free Consultation
U.S. Investment Adviser Registration As regulations change, registering (or remaining exempt from investment adviser registration) becomes more complex. Learn More About Hedge Fund Regulations If you are relying on an exemption from registration, make sure you understand the ground rules governing the exemption. Do not assume that the laws don't apply to you. The laws governing state and SEC registration have never been more clear and fair. Contact Hedge Fund Attorney Hannah Terhune for Assistance
Form D Filings & State Notification Filings for Advertised & Unadvertised Hedge Funds Don't fail to secure an exemption from registration for your hedge fund whether it operates under Rule 506(b) or Rule 506(c)! Hedge funds based in the United States and offshore hedge funds with U.S. investors must file Form D with the SEC and State Notification Filings (also called "Blue Sky" filing). Many U.S. states require that a copy of the SEC filed Form D be provided to the state along with the states’ filing fee. Sate filing requirements and fees vary from state to state. Moreover, some states require that Rule 506 hedge fund file on an annual basis (i.e., Alaska). Learn More About Hedge Fund Regulatory & Blue Sky Filings Let us tell you what filings are needed for your hedge fund and file them for you so you remain free to focus on trading and your hedge fund business! We offer affordable Hedge Fund Compliance & Administrative Services. Contact Hedge Fund Attorney Hannah Terhune for Assistance
Hedge Fund Sales & Advertising Except in limited circumstances (small offerings under Rule 504 and offerings made to accredited investors only under Rule 506(c)), a hedge fund's exemption from registration requires the absence of general solicitation or general advertising. Marketing to the general public is not allowed for hedge funds. The general public is everyone in the world except people and institutions with which you have established a pre-existing relationship. Promoting a private fund in a public chat room or other public forum is a public communication and illegal in most countries. Learn More About Hedge Fund Marketing and Contact Us for Assistance
Hedge Fund Offering Document Preparation Operating a hedge fund exposes you to substantial liability and even inadvertent mistakes can lead to substantial personal civil and criminal liability. Learn More About Hedge Fund Regulations Good hedge fund offering documents are the key to hedge fund sales. Poor hedge offering documents can result in serious consequences for you and your hedge fund. Learn More About Hedge Fund Offering Documents Poorly prepared offering documents could result in fraud violations! Don't take chances. There are additional disclosures required in the offering documents for advertised hedge funds marketed under Rule 506(c). Contact Hedge Fund Attorney Hannah Terhune
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Trader Tax Status Mark-to-Market Elections, & Active Trader One benefit of being a trader in securities is the ability to elect the Mark-to-Market (MTM) method of accounting. The MTM elections lets you avoid the wash sale rules. Very recently, the U.S. Tax Court affirmed the "1500 trades makes a trader" rule indicating that a tradition of scrutiny applies to day traders hoping to deduction trader business-expense tax deductions.
Hedge Fund Banking and Brokerage Services For either banking or brokerage services, you cannot use your personal account as the hedge fund’s account. The hedge fund needs its own bank and brokerage account. In the United States, bank accounts can be opened over the Internet in some cases with very modest initial deposits. In addition, operating costs—such as monthly bank maintenance fees - are relatively low in the United States when compared to most other countries. Banking in the United States presents a lesser burden to a hedge fund sponsor than banking in most other parts of the world. U.S. banks and brokers generally do not require a hedge fund’s investment manager to be licensed by a regulator in order to open accounts unless the investment manager is based in a jurisdiction that requires such licensing. For these reasons, the United States presents an extremely attractive option for sponsors of smaller hedge funds. Need help with banking and brokerage arrangements? We have solutions! Contact Us for Assistance
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