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NYAIR Episode 25 – Cybersecurity: What the Buyside Needs to Know

With hackers and cybercrime becoming ever more sophisticated, cybersecurity has become an increasingly important issue for the alternative investment industry. Learn about some of the issues regarding cybercrime that are specific to the alternative investment industry and, in particular, the buy-side from an expert on the topic. Russell Sommers, a Senior Manager with Baker Tilly…

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NYAIR Episode 24 – Implications of the Tax Reform Package: Insights & Considerations for 2018 & Beyond

In honor of International Women’s Day, the Roundtable’s March event featured an all-female panel of experts from within the alternative investment industry who discussed some of the implications of the tax reform legislation for the alternative industry and beyond. Panelists touched on both the short-term and long-term implications of the changes for corporations pass-through entities…

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NYAIR Episode 23 – U.S. Tax Reform: Opportunities & Challenges

David Sites, a partner with Grant Thornton’s Washington D.C. National Tax Office who leads the firm’s International Tax Technical practice, discusses the U. S. Tax Reform and some of its implications. Mr. Sites has been practicing in public accounting since 1999 and has been with Grant Thornton LLP since 2002. He focuses his practice on…

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NYAIR Episode 22 – The Idea of the Abdication of American Influence in the World & the Consequences for U.S. Security and Prosperity

Former Republican senator Richard Lugar discusses his thoughts on the consequences of the Trump administration’s foreign policy and the long term impact he believes it will have on the U.S. and other countries around the world. *The New York Alternative Investment Roundtable does not take any political positions, welcomes diversity of perspective at its events…

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NYAIR Episode 20 – Perspectives From a Hedge Fund Allocator

Neil Waldman, of Waldman Capital, shares his perspectives on placing capital with high-conviction, fundamentally-driven long/short equity managers. Neil communicates his process for both upfront due diligence and ongoing monitoring. This podcast will be of particular interest to managers seeking to better understand the capital allocation process and investors who want a better grasp of the scope…

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NYAIR Episode 19 – Bitcoin & Blockchain: What Are They, and Why Should You Care?

Episode #19 of the New York Alternative Investment Roundtable’s podcast series looks at bitcoin and blockchain and some of the things that the alternative investment community should know about when it comes to these topics. Kirill Gourov, portfolio manager and head of research, Full Node Capital, Larry Lanzilli, CEO of Transact Block, Reggie Middleton, founder and CEO of…

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NYAIR Episode 18 – Predictions For The U.S. and Global Economies From High Frequency Economics’ Jim O’Sullivan and Carl Weinberg

In Episode #18 of the New York Alternative Investment Roundtable’s podcast series, Independent researchers Jim O’Sullivan and Carl Weinberg outline their views on the U.S. and global economies. Despite lots of volatility in the data, and lots of political noise, Jim expects the U.S. labor market to keep improving and the Fed to keep tightening. …

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