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Alternative Investment Industry Believes U.S. is Diminishing its Global Influence

Partisanship aside, if there is one thing everyone can agree on it is the fact that the Trump administration has had a visible impact on foreign relations. The President has charted a very different course than most of his predecessors. Given the importance of foreign affairs, the New York Alternative Investment Roundtable recently conducted a…

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New York Hedge Fund Roundtable changes name

Opalesque Industry Update – The New York Hedge Fund Roundtable announced today that it is changing its name to the New York Alternative Investment Roundtable. The name change is part of an effort to more accurately represent the organization’s focus on promoting ethics and best practices within the entire universe of alternative investments, not just…

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NYHFR Rebrands Into New York Alternative Investment Roundtable

The New York Hedge Fund Roundtable has rebranded into the New York Alternative Investment Roundtable as the organization seeks to more accurately represent ethics and best practices across the entire universe of alternative investments, not just within the hedge fund industry. Read More

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NYHFR Survey: Insider Trading Still A Risk

Eight years have passed since the FBI’s insider trading investigation into Galleon Group, but the subject remains a concern in the minds of alternative investment industry participants, according to a new survey by the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable. Insider trading was the topic of NYHFR’s August event, entitled From Trader to Whistleblower: How Tom…

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Hedgie says SEC is ‘very wrong-footed in what they do’

Leon Cooperman is still smarting from his battle with the Securities and Exchange Commission. “They are — I don’t want to say a criminal enterprise — but they basically abuse their position and they’re very wrong-footed in what they do,” Cooperman said Wednesday at a breakfast hosted by the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable. Read…

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Leon Cooperman says Ackman’s attack on ADP is ‘disgraceful’

Bill Ackman’s proxy battle against Automatic Data Processing is “disgraceful” — and it’s going to be a disaster, according to hedge-fund tycoon Leon Cooperman. “He’s going to lose, he’s not even going to be close and he’s going to further tarnish his reputation,” Cooperman of Omega Advisors told The Post Wednesday morning. Read More

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