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Grant Thornton - Emerging Trends and Best Practices Affecting Hedge Funds
June 17, 2014
Corporate partner, Irwin Latner, will participate in a panel discussion on current challenges in the hedge fund industry in a seminar hosted by Grant Thornton. Topics to be addressed include the global regulatory outlook, current issues facing emerging managers, structuring hedge fund employee compensation agreements, allocating expenses shared by the fund and by management, and shadow fund administration considerations, among others. For more information about the seminar and to register, contact Kristen Buckley at 212.624.5433 or via email at kristen.buckley@us.gt.com.
100WHF Nonprofit Board Initiative Launch Event: Ready to Serve on a Nonprofit Board?
February 24, 2014
Herrick hosted a 100WHF for a panel discussion focusing on serving on a nonprofit board, featuring Liz Latonero, Youth I.N.C., Loren Miller, United Way, Sarah Najarian, Robin Hood, Cynthia Remec, BoardAssist and moderated by Roseann Stichnoth, EVP and Head of the Financial Services Group of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Emerging Alpha Strategies
November 19, 2013
Different alternative investment managers spoke about market opportunities and investment themes.
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Herrick's Seventh Annual Capital Markets Symposium
October 2, 2013
Herrick, Feinstein's Seventh Annual Capital Markets Symposium featured keynote speaker, Jill E. Sommers, former commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Ivy Family Office Network's New York City Family Office Forum
September 10, 2013
This full-day seminar on Family Office Trends co-sponsored by Herrick, Feinstein LLP included special panels on art transaction and art lending.
Minority Business Development Agency’s Family Office Investor Forum
March 7, 2013
Herrick sponsored the Minority Business Development Agency’s Family Office Investor Forum in New York City. The event brought together a wide array of minority-owned businesses from across the country and representatives of family offices seeking investment opportunities. David A. Hinson, the National Director of the MBDA, a bureau within the U.S. Department of Commerce spoke at the event and thanked Herrick for its sponsorship.
Ivy-Plus Fund Business Development Event
December 5, 2012
Herrick hosted a fund business development review session. This event was oriented towards persons with Hedge funds or in Private Equity that are looking to raise capital and improve their business development process. We spent four hours reviewing documentation, approach, regulation, etc. This event was for people who presently run or are considering launching a Hedge Fund, Private Equity Fund or Real Estate Fund.
BSA/AML Challenges for Private Equity and Hedge Funds
October 18, 2012 -- New York State Society of CPAs Foundation for Accounting Education
Rick Morris moderated a panel discussion at the New York State Society of CPAs Foundation for Accounting Education entitled "BSA/AML Challenges for Private Equity and Hedge Funds."
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Herrick’s Sixth Annual Capital Markets Symposium: Current Developments in Federal Regulation of the Capital Markets
October 2, 2012
A distinguished panel of financial experts, including representatives of JPMorgan Chase, Barclays, Grant Thornton, Riverside Risk Advisors LLC and Herrick, Feinstein LLP assessed the current developments in federal regulation of the capital markets, including the implementation of the Volcker Rule, ramifications of the JOBS Act, and ongoing regulatory developments in the derivatives markets.
Enhancing Capital Raising Ability: Implementing Best Practices in Operational Risk Management
July 31, 2012 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Herrick, Feinstein LLP and O’Connor Davies, LLP hosted a seminar on Enhancing Capital Raising Ability: Implementing Best Practices in Operational Risk Management. The panel explored enhancing your capital raising ability by managing and translating risk disclosures in your PPM into day-to-day operations.
State of the U.S. Residential Mortgage Market
July 12, 2012 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Herrick, Feinstein LLP, and Cerberus Capital Management, LP hosted a private event addressing the state of the residential mortgage market and current opportunities. Attendees gained insights into prevailing economic and market issues affecting the mortgage investment landscape.
Hedge Fund Association Emerging Manager Perspectives Symposium
April 26, 2012 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
There was an informative panel of experienced investors, incubators, and marketers who will discuss what is required for success. These experts offered their perspectives on building an operational and risk management infrastructure, effective marketing and investor relations strategies, dealing with seed and early stage investors, due diligence expectations, and more.
Herrick, Feinstein LLP and Cortland Fund Services in association with Hedge Connection Inc. Networking Event
March 27, 2012 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Funds presented, pitched, and built relationships with a group of investors including Family Offices, Fund of Funds Advisors, Consultants, High Net Worth Investors, and Wealth Managers.
BTIG Event
January 31, 2012 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Launching a fund has many challenges. In order to gain some credibility and critical mass, what choices are available to managers looking for Strategic Capital? Would it be more advantageous, easier and ultimately more lucrative to join a platform? Is Seed Capital appropriate? Does it empower a manager or just create a future burden which can affect long term performance. What are the Managed Account Options?
What to do if Your Fund Has Been Suspected of Insider Trading and Other Fraudulent Acts
January 10-11, 2012 -- Optimizing Hedge Fund Business Operations
Steve Feldman spoke at the Optimizing Hedge Fund Business Operations Annual Conference on “What to do if Your Fund Has Been Suspected of Insider Trading and Other Fraudulent Acts” at the Princeton Club in New York.
Turkish Women's International Network Event
January 10, 2012 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Asli Karahan-Ay shared with us how economic policies impact not only our everyday lives but the lives of our grandchildren, how western political systems interact with the economic and financial decisions of governments, individuals and institutions, what is at stake, what the choices are, and most importantly, why we should all deeply care.
Hedge Connection's Meet the Manager
December 13, 2011 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Herrick, Feinstein LLP in association with Stonegate Capital Partners and Garwood Global Prime Services hosted Hedge Connection’s Meet the Manager, an afternoon of investor networking. A select group of managers presented, pitched, and built relationships with a group of qualified investors, including Family Offices, Fund of Funds, Advisors, Consultants and Wealth Managers.
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Riding the Waves of Innovation
October 2011 -- Third Party Marketers Association Annual Conference
Richard Morris moderated a panel discussion at the Third Party Marketers Association Annual Conference in Boston, Massachusetts on the Due Diligence Process and Procedures of Private Equity and Hedge Funds.
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The Fifth Annual Capital Markets Symposium; The Dodd-Frank Act: The One Year Retrospective
September 22, 2011 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
A distinguished panel of financial and legal experts, including representatives of JPMorgan Securities, FTI Consulting, The Deal LLC, and Herrick, Feinstein LLP, assessed the current regulatory initiatives underway to implement the mandates of the Dodd-Frank Act.
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Industry Perspectives: Entering the New Hedge Fund Era
July 27, 2011 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP, Linedata, Abacus Group and ISIS Fund Services
As both private and institutional investors kick the proverbial tires at hedge funds, being investor-ready is more important than ever. The checklist of attributes a hedge fund must have, such as a chief risk officer, appropriate operational infrastructure and risk management, and a demonstrable investment process, comes at a cost of both time and money. Our panel of experts explored what is paramount for your checklist and how you can achieve the right balance in order and meet investor and regulatory demands, while remaining focused on delivering investment results.
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Trends in Family Offices
May 24, 2011 -- IVY Plus
Herrick hosted an IVY Plus seminar on trends in family offices.
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Finding Effective Ways to Market Your Fund
April 6, 2011 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP and BTIG
Our panel of professionals in the hedge fund world discussed how to effectively raise the profile of funds and how to understand and comply with the legal restrictions on fund marketing.
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How to Launch a Hedge Fund Conference
March 10, 2011 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP, Concept Capital Holdings, LLC, EisnerAmper LLP and Admiral Administration
This conference proved to be a valuable resource for industry professionals to discuss "How to Launch a Hedge Fund" in the current environment. We discussed an array of important topics including fund formation, regulatory, audit and tax, fund administration, prime brokerage and capital raising.
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Capital Raising Environment for Emerging Managers
January 11, 2011 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP and BTIG
We hosted a panel discussion that highlighted current trends and perspectives on capital raising for startup and emerging hedge fund managers, including current views of investors on best practices for structuring, compliance and marketing techniques to help maximize capital raising during this critical period of their lifecycle.
The Hedge Fund Compliance Summit
November 16, 2010 -- Financial Research Association
Arthur Jakoby spoke at the FRA seminar “The Hedge Fund Compliance Summit.”
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Protecting Your Institution Post-Galleon: Current Insider Trading Issues
September 21, 2010 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Our distinguished panel of experts and Herrick attorneys discussed the current challenges facing the financial industry, recent developments in the insider trading laws, and the steps attendees need to take to protect themselves and their institutions.
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Financial Regulatory Overhaul Fund Compliance Workshop
July 27, 2010 -- IVY Plus
Herrick hosted an IVY Plus review session which focused on fund compliance with the passage of the Financial Regulatory Overhaul bill.
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Trends in Family Offices
July 13, 2010 -- IVY Plus
Herrick hosted an IVY Plus seminar on trends in family offices.
Hedge Fund Formation 101
May 26, 2010 -- Infovest
Irwin Latner spoke at an infovest seminar entitled "Hedge Fund Formation 101" at the Cornell Club.
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Tips for Successfully Launching a Hedge Fund
May 25, 2010 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP, Eze Castle Integration, Gemini Fund Services, LLC and Merlin Securities
There are several key criteria firms should consider when launching a fund - everything from real estate and operational infrastructure to regulations, administration, and technology. This event was designed to ensure that your hedge fund starts out on the right foot.
Fund Manager Capital Raise and Compliance
March 23, 2010 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP and IVY Plus
Herrick, in conjunction with IVY Plus, hosted a marketing training and "cram" session for startup and emerging funds.
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Emerging Manager Symposium & Cocktail Reception
January 21, 2010 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP and Concept Capital
Discussed current topics with industry professionals and networked with peers.
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Operational, Regulatory, and Economic Challenges Facing Hedge Funds in 2010
December 1, 2009 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP, Celadon Financial Group LLC and Eze Castle Integration
New forces are challenging the hedge fund industry and driving managers to rethink their operational and business practices, in addition to adapting to the fast paced global economic environment. Public opinion, regulation, competitive threats, transparency and world economies are challenging hedge fund managers daily. How does today’s fund prepare itself for what lies ahead in 2010? Our panel of experts helped attendees prepare through a discussion of the operational, regulatory and economic factors affecting the hedge fund industry and the steps funds can take to identify new areas of risk management and better position themselves to succeed.
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Launching A Hedge Fund: A Cocktail Event for Emerging Fund Managers
May 21, 2009 -- Sloan Securities Corp.
Herrick co-sponsored "Launching A Hedge Fund: A Cocktail Event for Emerging Fund Managers" hosted by Sloan Securities Corp.
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Current Environment and Operating Issues for Asset Backed Lending Funds
May 14, 2009 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP and McGladrey Pullen LLP
Our panel of experts discussed current issues in the asset backed lending arena and gave strategic insights into industry trends and anticipated new investment opportunities for asset backed lending funds.
Assessing Operational Risk in Hedge Funds
March 18, 2008 -- Moody's Investors Service and Herbert L. Jamison & Co.
Irwin Latner spoke at this breakfast seminar at the Harvard Club.
Launching a Hedge Fund
February 7, 2008 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP and HedgeCap
Herrick co-sponsored, with HedgeCap, a conference entitled "Launching a Hedge Fund," held at the Princeton Club.
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State of the CDO Market: New Players, New Perspectives
September 20, 2007 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Herrick hosted this event on the CDO market.
Hedge Fund Regulation and Compliance Conference
June 21, 2007 -- Financial Research Associates
Irwin Latner spoke on this panel which addressed hedge fund registration versus de-registration: implications, complications and requirements.
Indemnification Breakfast Seminar
May 10, 2007 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP, Jamison Group, and Sloan Securities
Herrick co-hosted a breakfast seminar with Jamison Group and Sloan Securities on hedge fund indemnification agreements. Panelists included Dan Etna, Irwin Latner and representatives from Jamison Group and AIG.
Strategic Considerations for Building a Hedge Fund Infrastructure
January 31, 2007 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP and Infovest 21
Irwin Latner spoke at this seminar co-sponsored by Herrick and held at the Princeton Club.
Hedge Fund Regulation and Compliance Forum
November 29-30, 2006
Irwin Latner and a representative from the SEC spoke at a morning panel on Hot Topics in Hedge Fund Regulation and Compliance.
Getting An Edge: Employee Benefits from Healthcare to Retirement Planning
November 14, 2006 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP, Infovest and The Jamison Group
Irwin Latner and Fred Green spoke on employee benefits for hedge funds at this event co-sponsored by Herrick, Feinstein.
Hedge Fund Operational Due Diligence Seminar
October 25, 2006
Irwin Latner was a panelist at this seminar.