Wednesday, April 13, 2011

The Shifting Landscape in Hedge Fund Reporting

Time is Running Out to Register for GAIM Ops Cayman!

Don’t miss out on GAIM Ops Cayman, the premier forum for Operational Due Diligence, Risk Management and Compliance for the Alternative Investment industry. We will have over 400 senior level professionals in attendance-Click here to see who is coming.

We continue to enhance the agenda and have just added the following session:

The Shifting Landscape in Hedge Fund Reporting
  • Satisfying Regulatory Requirements: Financial Stability Oversight Council/Form PF/UCITS
  • Satisfying Investor Requirements: Pensions/Endowments/Funds of Funds
  • Incorporating External Requirements into your Internal Risk Management Process
Moderator: Ron Papanek, Executive Director, Alternative Investments Business, MSCI Tilak Lal, Director, Risk Management, K2 Advisors LLC

We've also added the following new speakers to the conference program which features 40+ sessions, over 110 expert senior level speakers and more than 5 hours of regulatory guidance:
  • Yolanda McCoy, Head of the Investment and Securities Division, CIMA
  • Michael Merrigan, Director Risk Management, Gottex Fund Management
  • Robert F. Bossé, Managing Director, Head of Business Development & Client Management, BNY Mellon Clearing, LLC
  • Brent Blaze, Senior Vice President, Citi
  • William Jones, Managing Director, ManagementPlus Group
  • Orla. Nallen Managing Director of Alternative Services, The Bank of New York Mellon
Click Here for Full Speaker List.

GAIM Ops Cayman is the premier event strengthening operational due diligence in response to game changing industry trends. Take advantage of this opportunity to meet and network with the best in the industry.

To View the Complete Updated Agenda, Click Here.

Friday, April 1, 2011

Official Call for Conference Speakers: GAIM Ops Europe 2011

Help us spread the word:

The 3rd Annual GAIM Ops Europe Conference in Geneva, Switzerland is scheduled for 12-14 October, 2011. We hope you can join us!

If you are interested in speaking at the 3rd Annual GAIM Ops Europe Conference, please contact Rachel Lewyn, Conference Director via email or Tel: +1 646 895 7409.

GAIM Ops Europe is designed for CFOs, COOs, CCOs, Heads of Risk Management and Heads of Operational Due Diligence from leading institutions and top-tier funds of funds and hedge funds.

Some of the topics we are researching for the 2011 Program include:
  • Latest developments in US and European regulations
  • Managing the changing priorities of the investors
  • What questions should you ask during your interview to get better answers
  • Will UCITS be the next bubble to burst?
  • How innovations in technology can help save time, money and resources
  • Debate: Should you outsource due diligence?

What Makes GAIM Ops Europe the Only Must-Attend Due Diligence of the Year?
  • One Comprehensive 3 Day Event Means The Most Value For Your Dollar
  • Gain Exclusive Access to Global Lineup of over 250 Due Diligence
  • Professionals Through 10+ hours of dedicated networking time
  • Strengthen Your Due Diligence Skills & Ensure Compliance With New
  • Regulations through Interactive Best Practices Sessions
  • Meet Your Next Business Partner: Hundreds Of Top Tier Hedge Funds, Fund of Funds, Administrators Valuation Firms And More In Attendance
  • Comprehensive 8 Hour Program arming You With Tools To Value Hard to Value Assets
  • Share Best Practices with the Senior due Diligence and Compliance Leaders
  • Global Attendees from the Largest Funds of Funds and Hedge Funds
  • Hear Qualified Guidance On Strategies to Stay Ahead of the Recent Regulatory Changes

For more information on all upcoming Due Diligence, Compliance & Risk conferences, visit