ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomberg BNA and law firm Seward & Kissel LLP will co-host The 2nd Annual Private Funds Forum, bringing together leading hedge funds to discuss the latest strategies and developments for fund managers. The complimentary forum will take place from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 15 at the NYU Skirball Center in New York City. For more information and to request an invitation, please visit http://on.bna.com/2odS303BZb4.
"Hedge funds are facing increased scrutiny from regulators and investors," said Scott Mozarsky, President, Bloomberg BNA's Cross-Platform Business Division. "This forum brings together industry leaders who will provide insights into how to successfully navigate the challenges inherent in today's operating environment."
Sessions at the forum will cover SEC and DOJ enforcement trends, global legal and regulatory changes, cybersecurity issues, changes to partnership audit rules, the impact of proposed rules, and fundraising in the new environment. The event will conclude with a roundtable featuring top hedge fund managers.
Confirmed speakers include:
- Aaron Cowen, Chief Investment Officer, Suvretta Capital Management
- Mark J. Kenyon, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, KStone Partners
- Greg Lippmann, Chief Investment Officer, LibreMax Capital
- Laura Roche, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Roystone Capital Management
- Scott Sherman, General Counsel, Tiger Management
- Matthew B. Siano, Esq., Managing Director, General Counsel, Two Sigma Investments
- Mark Strefling, General Counsel, Chief Operating Officer, Whitebox Advisors
- Parag Vora, Founder and Portfolio Manager, HG Vora Capital Management
Participants are eligible for up to 2 CLE credits. The event is closed to the media.
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About Seward & Kissel LLP
Seward & Kissel LLP, founded in 1890, is a leading U.S. law firm with an international reputation for excellence. The Firm established the first hedge fund ever, A.W. Jones, in 1949, and is particularly well known for its investment management work, and its representation of investment advisers and related investment funds (including hedge funds and mutual funds), major commercial banks, investment banking firms, broker-dealers, and institutional investors. The Firm's practice also focuses on corporate, litigation, and restructuring work for clients seeking legal expertise in the financial services, corporate finance, and capital markets areas.
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