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Attaining an Operational Edge for Your Hedge Fund Business

Date: June 3, 2015
Location: New York, NY
Contact: Samantha Nitiutomo

On Wednesday, June 3rd the Hedge Fund Association, Haynes & Boone, LLP and Baker Tilly are proud to present the HFA Symposium Attaining an Operational Edge for Your Hedge Fund Business in New York. This special event will provide timely advice from leading experts on how start-up and emerging hedge funds can build a solid business infrastructure, avoid common pitfalls, and achieve an operational edge to help stand out from the competition and more effectively compete for investor capital.

Industry thought leaders will discuss:
  • Avoid common mistakes that lead to hedge fund failures;
  • Understanding what and when in a fund’s lifecycle to in-source and out-source;
  • Aligning management, internal teams and external third-party marketers;
  • Building a smart IT infrastructure to support business objectives and mitigate cyber-risk;
  • Best practices for developing a culture of compliance throughout the organization.
  • Selecting the right insurance policies to help safeguard the firm and its investors.

Think Asia, Think Hong Kong

Date: June 10, 2015
Location: Chicago, IL
Member Discount: Complimentary
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Organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the "Think Asia, Think Hong Kong" symposium is the largest Hong Kong/Asia-US event ever to take place in the Midwest. This full day event will feature a plenary session and a networking buffet luncheon, as well as 4 concurrent breakout sessions featuring leading industry experts.

Meet Investors and Buyers from Hong Kong and Mainland China
Over 100 Hong Kong and Mainland Chinese business delegates including an outbound investment group from China will be present at this event to meet and discuss trading and investment co-operation with U.S. attendees. One-on-one business meetings with these visiting delegates can be pre-arranged for interested attendees.

Cybersecurity for Financial Institutions: The Time is Now

Date: June 11, 2015
Location: New York, NY
Contact: Samantha Nitiutomo

Cybersecurity is all over the media and with good reason – one breach and it can damage the best company’s credibility and have devastating effects on your clients.
Knowing how to prevent cyber attacks is not only a best practice, but critical if you want to help safeguard your clients’ accounts. Register for this seminar and learn what you need to be doing now to strengthen your cybersecurity policies and IT defenses. As a hedge fund, broker-dealer, bank or other industry player this seminar will provide steps to take now and key considerations for the future.

Our panel of experts will discuss:
  • Cybersecurity and financial service entities;
  • Current cybersecurity threats, the framework, and guidance to best defend against those threats;
  • Observations from recent SEC cybersecurity exams.

Hedge Fund Brazil Forum 2015

Date: June 15-16, 2015
Location: Sau Paulo, Brazil
Discount: HFA Member Discount 20%

Markets Group's Hedge Fund Brazil Forum is the largest hedge fund manager and investor meeting in Brazil. It will be hosted on June 15th and 16th at the Grand Mercure in São Paulo.

The event provides an opportunity to meet 300+ family offices, pension funds, hedge fund managers and intermediaries operating across Brazil, and provides market updates and investment discussions with institutional investors and fund managers active in the region.

Hedge Fund Association members enjoy a 20% discount. To preview the latest agenda, request more information, or to register for the event, please visit the Market Groups site here.

Key Discussions Include:
  • Brazilian Family Wealth Investments in International Hedge Funds
  • Global Institutional investor Perspectives on Latin American Hedge Fund Investments
  • Navigating Uncertainty in the Brazilian Market: Regulatory Change, Economic Trends and Policy

Participants Include:
  • Carlos Geraldo Langoni, Former President, Central Bank of Brazil
  • Tomás Arlia, CIO & Senior Managing Director, Hedge Funds, GE Asset Management
  • Alper Ince, Managing partner, PAAMCO (US)
  • Mario Amigo, CIO, HSBC Fundo de Pensão
  • Umberto Conti, Manager, Investment Analysis, Funcef
  • José Arturo Andrade, Head of Investments, PensionISSSTE

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