NEW YORK, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DMS Offshore Investment Services, (DMS), the worldwide leader in fund governance representing over $275 billion in assets under management for its client funds, is pleased to release the First Annual DMS Directors' Poll. This insightful poll provides fund stakeholders with a review of 2012 governance issues, emerging practices and answers to common questions. Presented through a questionnaire format, seven questions were posed to DMS directors to capture their market intelligence collected from industry stakeholders.
"Today, investors demand strict fund governance standards and uncompromising accountability. Managers recognize that good fund governance is essential to meet investor expectations and build a successful hedge fund business," said Don Seymour, Founder of DMS.
The poll reveals trends relating to board composition, regulatory concerns such as FATCA, as well as enhancements in due diligence inquiries. It is the first industry research of its kind that provides quantitative and qualitative analysis for widely accepted focal points of hedge fund directors.
ABOUT DMS OFFSHORE INVESTMENT SERVICESDMS Offshore Investment Services (DMS) is the worldwide leader in fund governance services with the industry's largest team of more than 80 full-time directors, associate directors and associates, all utilizing forensic governance techniques and leveraging industry-leading proprietary technologies. With the industry's largest capacity, DMS successfully operates more fund directorships than anyone else in the world and has pioneered many of the fund governance practices that have now become industry standard. DMS is headquartered in the Cayman Islands and has offices in Ireland, Hong Kong, Brazil, New York and Luxembourg. For further information, please go to www.dmsoffshore.com.
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