For the year 2009
December 10, 2009
Greg ZuckermanGreg Zuckerman, author of the new best-seller, The Greatest Trade Ever, will be the speaker for our December meeting. Greg's new book tells the behind-the-scenes story of how John Paulson “defied Wall Street and made financial history.” Greg is a senior writer with the "Wall Street Journal" and pens the popular daily column, “Heard on the Street.” We are pleased to announce that Greg will be signing copies of his book for attendees of the Roundtable meeting.
Their Questions and Your Answers - How New York City Pension Funds View Hedge Funds & How You Need t
November 19, 2009
Martha Stark, former Commissioner of Finance for the City of New York, will share her thoughts from six years of listening to pitches from hedge fund managers seeking an allocation from NYC's pension plans.
October 20, 2009
Tim Selby, President, New York Hedge Fund Roundtable Thomas K. Dreessen, President & CEO, EPS Capital Corporation Ann Partlow, Founder & Managing Partner, Earthrise Capital Gia Schneider, Partner, EKO Asset Management Partners Chris Hunter, Vice President, Climate Change Capital
Please join us for this invitation-only seminar focusing on the growing importance of energy, as it relates to traditional and alternative modes and sources of capital for investment.
Welcome and Introduction
Tim Selby, President, New York Hedge Fund Roundtable
Distinguished panelists include:
- Thomas K. Dreessen, President & CEO, EPS Capital Corporation
- Ann Partlow, Founder & Managing Partner, Earthrise Capital
- Gia Schneider, Partner, EKO Asset Management Partners
- Chris Hunter, Vice President, Climate Change Capital
Moderated by Stanley Goldstein, Chairman of the Board, New York Hedge Fund Roundtable.
October 15, 2009
We are pleased to have David Vaughan, an Attorney Fellow with the Securities & Exchange Commission, as our speaker for October. David currently serves as the senior private fund policy adviser in the SEC’s Division of Investment Management where he is involved in all aspects of legal and regulatory policy related to the hedge fund industry. During this interactive discussion, David will provide the government’s perspective on pending hedge fund regulation.
September 15, 2009
We are pleased to announce that Todd Groome, Non-Executive Chairman of the Alternative Investment Management Association (“AIMA”), will be our speaker for September. Todd has kindly set aside time during his travels to attend the G20 meetings to talk to us about the future for cross-border hedge fund regulation. Prior to joining AIMA at the start of this year, Todd led the IMF’s Monetary and Capital Markets Department and was responsible for multilateral surveillance activities and review of key capital markets issues. Prior to this role, he held senior positions at Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch and law firm Hogan & Hartson.
This event is co-sponsored by the Managed Fund Association.
August 11, 2009
For our August meeting, we will be exploring the implications of the Federal Reserve’s current policies and the outlook for U.S. inflation or deflation. We are pleased to have Dino Kos, former head of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Open Market Trading Desk and now Managing Director with Portales Partners. Given his experience, Dino is in a unique position to share an insider’s perspective of the inner workings at the Fed.
July 16, 2009
We are pleased to invite you to a panel discussion on the State of the Hedge Fund Industry. Myron Kandel of CNN, a renowned financial journalist, will moderate a panel discussion featuring the following members of our Roundtable community: Drew Chapman, Partner with DLA Piper LLP, Martin Lax, Partner with McGladrey & Pullen LLP, and Jim O’Sullivan an economist with UBS who will collectively provide their perspectives on the future of the hedge fund industry.
June 17, 2009
Regulatory and structural changes in the global financial markets and banking industry will have a profound effect on all aspects of the hedge fund business. To help us explore this topic, we are delighted to have Joel Press as our June speaker. Joel is a Managing Director in the Prime Brokerage division of Morgan Stanley, and former Head of the Global Hedge Fund Practice at Ernst & Young.
May 12, 2009
Continuing with our 2009 theme of “Hedge Funds Responding to Crisis,” we have invited Robert Albertson, Principal and Chief Strategist for Sandler O’Neill, to be our guest speaker for May. Robert will offer his views on our current credit “crisis,” the imbalances injected by the US government, and some of the issues presented by some of the Treasury and Federal Reserve’s rescue programs, including the Troubled Asset Relief Program (“TARP”), the Public/Private Investment Partnership (“PPIP”), and the Term Asset-Backed Securities Lending Facility (“TALF”). Robert has a long and distinguished career as an investment banker and analyst following banks and other financial companies at Goldman Sachs and Smith Barney, before joining Sandler O’Neill in 1999. He is a frequent guest commentator on CNN, CNBC and Nightly Business, and is a frequent speaker before banking industry and supervisory organizations, including many of the top 25 U.S. banks, the New York Federal Reserve Bank and the Bank for International Settlements.
April 7, 2009
Rick Lazio The New York Hedge Fund Roundtable is proud to introduce Former U.S. Congressman Rick Lazio, who will present at this upcoming event. Mr. Lazio is a Managing Director of J.P. Morgan Asset Management - Global Real Assets, but has also recently served the bank as an expert on government relations, given his extensive experience in public policy. He will offer his views of the current financial crisis; how it is reshaping the power structure of Washington, D.C.; the longer-term challenges facing President Obama; and how we can ultimately measure his success.
March 11, 2009
Matthew NewellThe New York Hedge Fund Roundtable is proud to introduce Matthew Newell, MFA legal counsel, as guest speaker at this upcoming event focused on the 2009 edition of MFA's Sound Practices for Hedge Fund Managers. Matthew will discuss the Sound Practices recommendations that provide hedge fund managers with a framework of internal policies, practices, and controls from a peer-to-peer perspective.
February 18, 2009
Robert WiedemerWorried about the housing bubble? You should be, but it is not the only economic concern. There are four other bubbles also deserving of attention,according to America's Bubble Economy: a stock-market bubble, a foreigner-supported-dollar bubble, a consumer-debt bubble and a U.S.-debt bubble. When the five collide in a "bubblequake," the book's authors predict the air will rush out of the pumped-up U.S. economy, deflating the average American's assets and standard of living. Attend this discussion to learn about the specific implications for our economy and how they could impact you.
January 15, 2009
Marc BenderHow to raise assets at the mezzanine level