APEC Life Science Innovation Forum (LSIF
) Workshop on Medical Products Safety and Public Awareness and Establishing of a 'Single Point of Contact System (SPOCS), May 22-23, 2013: Draft Agenda.
will be launched this month and is expected to diversify fund assets across a team of well-versed managers, whose strategies and expertise cover counter-trend, following trend, recognition of pattern, intra-market spreads as well as option arbitrage volatility.
The invoice discounting and factoring subsidiary of LSB, LSIF
operates from offices in Telford and Goring.
In Ontario, for example, an LSIF
that also qualifies as a Research Oriented Investment Fund would generate another 20% in tax credits, making for a whopping 35% in total.
The APEC LSIF
and HWG agendas directly feed into the APEC 2015 theme of inclusive growth through the development and promotion of innovative healthcare systems and products.
In Canada, a large share of venture capital funds has been channelled through a unique arrangement, known as Labour-Sponsored (26) Venture Capital Corporations (LSVCCs--also commonly known as labour-sponsored investment funds or LSIFs
Through Labour-Sponsored Investment Funds ("LSIFs
"), trade unions control some fifty per cent of the available venture capital in Canada.
And so every November, December typically in the Canadian capital markets, you have LSIFs
running around like drunken sailors with their wallets open saying, "I've got to spend this money before year-end.