ALM's Corporate Counsel Hosts 6th Annual Hedge Fund General Counsel Summit
NEW YORK (August 2, 2012)-ALM’s Corporate Counsel magazine will present the 6th Annual Hedge Fund General Counsel Summit, a two-day examination of the most pressing legal and regulatory issues facing the hedge fund industry, on September 18th-19th at The University Club in New York City.
The event will bring together industry thought leaders and regulators for in-depth discussions, as well as interactive seminars involving presenters and attendees. The agenda will focus on recent SEC enforcement actions, the nuts and bolts of a successful compliance program, and best practices in hedge fund governance.
The Hedge Fund General Counsel Summit is presented by ALM Events, a leading producer of educational and networking events for business leaders and professionals. For more information, please go to www.corpcounsel.com/hedgegc.
“We are now operating in an era in which unprecedented levels of regulatory and prosecutorial scrutiny have been focused on hedge funds,” said William F. Johnson, co-chair of the event. “This conference gathers some of the most experienced, battle-tested minds from the hedge fund industry, who will share their experiences and views on best practices to help navigate in this heightened environment.” Johnson is a partner at Fried Frank LLP and former chief of the Securities & Commodities Fraud Task Force in the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
“There has never been more pressure on the legal and compliance functions at hedge funds,” said Simon M. Lorne, event co-chair. “Here’s a chance to see how others are dealing with the multi-faceted issues we all face.” Lorne is vice chairman and chief legal officer of Millennium Management LLC.
Other topics to be discussed at the event include:
• Recent Developments in Cayman Islands and Other Offshore Jurisdictions
• Managing Regulatory, Civil and Criminal Investigations in a Crisis: Case Studies
• New Frontiers: Managed Accounts, Platforms and Single-Investor Funds
• Investment in Distressed Hedge Funds
• Strategies for Reducing Counterparty Risk
• JOBS Act – What This Means for Hedge Fund Marketing and Investors
CLE and CPE credits are available for event attendees. The earlybird discount for attendees ends on August 17, 2012.
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