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February 2019

Monthly Call: “Save on Insurance, Taxes, & Be More Profitable -Captive Insurance Companies Decoded for Hedge Fund Managers”

February 28 @ 12:00 - 13:00

Captive insurance companies are insurers that are owned by the entities they insure, who also realize the benefits of any profits they derive from their underwriting activities. Wesley Sierk, the president, co-founder and lead strategist for Risk Management Advisors, Inc. -which specializes in alternative risk management structures using captive insurance companies, will discuss the ins and outs of captive insurance companies and how they can be used within the alternative investment industry. Wesley Sierk is an expert in asset protection, executive…

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Webinar: Transitioning Between System & Organization Control (SOC) Reports

February 12 @ 11:00 - 12:00

How a SOC 2® report can benefit organizations currently receiving a SOC 1 report In 2011, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) retired the SAS70 standard and replaced it with the SOC 1 and SOC 2® reporting vehicles. Service organizations have been providing their customers, clients and key stakeholders with controls assurance via one of these reports. Typically, a company would receive either a SOC 1 OR a SOC 2® report. However, many organizations receiving SOC 1 are…

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A Spotlight on Corporate Ethics and Your Bottom Line

February 7 @ 17:30 - 20:00

Big businesses and major corporations have too often been cast as the villains in the story of America, and Stan Litow is committed to showing people the perception does not match reality.The New York Alternative Investment Roundtable, Bloomberg and the Hedge Fund Association are pleased to invite you to a discussion regarding the financial impact of corporate ethics and responsibility with Stan Litow, the former vice president of Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Affairs for IBM and author of the new…

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January 2019

BattleFin Alternative Data Discovery Day Miami 2019

January 30 @ 08:00 - 20:00

BattleFin Alternative Data Discovery Day Miami 2019 will be kick-off event for 2019 for the Alternative Data industry for Alternative Data Providers (over 150 expected) and Data Buyers (over 150 expected).  Where Alternative Data Companies come to meet One-on-One with hedge funds and investment firms that are looking to use Alternative Data in their investment process. BattleFin Discovery Days are exclusive events held five times a year (Miami, New York, Palo Alto, London and Hong Kong) with the goal of…

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Monthly Call: “Total Return Swaps & How Investors Can Use Them to Boost Returns”

January 29 @ 12:00 - 13:00

Derivatives can be effective vehicles to transfer risk or gain exposure to an underlying asset without having to buy or sell the asset.  A Total Return Swap (TRS) is an agreement between two parties to transfer the total economic exposure, including both market and credit risk, of the underlying asset which is generally an equity index, bonds, or loans.  Given the affordability and leverage provided by TRS they are an increasingly popular alternative investment used by portfolio managers to hedge portfolios or…

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From Wall Street to Pennsylvania Avenue, and Back

January 3 @ 17:30 - 20:00

SkyBridge founder, and former White House Communications Director, Anthony Scaramucci will discuss his collaborative approach to business and why it didn’t mesh with the toxic political culture in Washington. He will provide insight into his experiences with the Trump campaign, transition team and administration, as well as offer his current perspectives. Anthony Scaramucci is the founder and co-managing partner of SkyBridge Capital. He is the author of four books: The Little Book of Hedge Funds, Goodbye Gordon Gekko, Hopping Over…

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December 2018

Launching and Investing in an Opportunity Zone Fund

12/07/2018 @ 09:00 - 11:00

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created the Opportunity Zones Program which has received a lot of publicity recently following the issuance of Proposed Regulations from Treasury. The opportunity to defer capital gains and enjoy a reduction in tax if certain criteria are met is highly appealing, but a lot of questions remain unanswered and many investors and potential fund sponsors are grappling with the operational reality of what it means to invest in and launch an Opportunity Zone Fund.…

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Philanthropy 2019 – Changes, Ideas & Opportunities

12/05/2018 @ 17:30 - 20:00

Giving back, giving forward and giving of yourself are personal drivers for you and your organization. During this event a panel of speakers will discuss the changing nature of giving in the wake of the new tax landscape and will share their own experiences with everything from mentoring and education projects, to strategies for getting onto non-profit boards. Attendees will be encouraged to share their own experiences as well. Topics & Speakers: Changes: Randi Schuster, the principal in charge of…

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Bloomberg’s Latin American Investment Outlook

12/04/2018 @ 14:00 - 18:00

Bloomberg cordially invites you to the Latin American Investment Outlook. This seminar will highlight the current economic factors impacting Latin American countries. Learn how recent events impacting Latin America’s capital markets will drive investment and allocation strategies within the region. Bloomberg terminal functionality that can help you identify opportunities across Latin America’s capital markets will be demonstrated. For more information on this event, or to register, CLICK HERE. 

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November 2018

Greenwich Economic Forum

11/15/2018 - 11/16/2018

The Greenwich Economic Forum will bring together 300+ of the world’s leading minds in finance and public policy to discuss and debate the global risk environment. By attending the Forum, conference delegates will gain a better perspective of global risks and acquire tools and techniques to deal with them. The Greenwich Economic Forum is developed and led by Connecticut Hedge Fund Association and the Greenwich Business Institute (GBI), under the auspices of the Greenwich First Selectman Peter J. Tesei's Economic…

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