Hedge Funds Partners to Speak at Operations for Alternatives - 2016 Conference

In The News
January 28, 2016

On Monday, Feb. 1, hedge funds partners Joel Wattenbarger and Sarah Davidoff (both of New York) will speak at the Operations for Alternatives   2016 Conference, to be held at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach in Miami Beach, Fla.

Mr. Wattenbarger will speak on the panel titled “SEC Oversight of the Alternative Investment Market and How the Industry is Adapting: Emerging Trends, Areas of Focus, and Examination Considerations,” and Ms. Davidoff will speak on “Dodd-Frank, AML, FATCA, and AIFMD: Regulatory and Compliance Challenges and Their Impact on Operations and Investor Relations.”

Other panels at the two-day conference bring together operations professionals from hedge funds, private equity, and '40 Act funds to share best practices, proven strategies, and practical solutions for developing a top-to-bottom culture of compliance and operational efficiencies. Other topics to be addressed include risk analysis and management for investment firms, the impact of new and emerging banking restrictions on the alternative investment landscape, cybersecurity, information security, and data privacy protection, and tax strategies and considerations for alternatives.

Ropes & Gray is proud to be a sponsor of the event.