Given the various scandals plaguing the financial industry, due diligence has taken on more and more importance over the past year. From Bayou to Petters, from Dreier to Madoff, the hedge fund world and the financial markets in general have seen unprecedented upheaval. Randy Shain of First Advantage Investigative Services, who has written the definitive guide on hedge fund due diligence as it relates specifically to management team background investigations, and Adam Cohen, an operational due diligence specialist from Citigroup’s wealth management group, offer their thoughts on exactly what hedge fund due diligence is, why it is essential in today’s marketplace and where it is heading in 2009.
Randy Shain, Vice President, First Advantage Investigative Services; Co-founder, BackTrack Reports
Adam Cohen, Vice President & Senior Analyst, Citi Global Wealth Management, Alternative Investment Advisor Research
Mikael A. Johnson, Audit Partner; Global Lead Partner, Alternative Investments, KPMG
8-8:30 am Registration & breakfast buffet
8:30-10 Presentations, discussion and Q&A
Admission: Corporate members are entitled to a designated number of free admissions to this event, based on their company’s current membership level. These reservations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the event. Additional corporate registrants and Japan Society individual members at the Patron level and above pay the discounted corporate member rate of $10 for the lecture. Nonmember admission is $15. The academic and government admission rate is $10. When payment is required, prepayment must be made, or registration secured, with a credit card. All registrations and cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the event. Substitutions are welcome.
To register, please send an email to [email protected].
For information only, please contact the Corporate Program at 212-715-1208.
- Mar 18, 2009 at 1:00 pm