Announcing 2018’s Hedge Fund General Counsel and Compliance Officer Summit and Speakers

ALM’s Hedge Fund GC Summit Brings Together In-House Counsel and Compliance Officers on September 26-27 of 2018

New York, NY, July 25, 2018 – Expert Hedge Fund General Counsel and Compliance Officers from around the nation will come together at the New York Marriott Marquis on September 26-27, 2018 to address the most pressing regulatory and business challenges facing hedge funds today at ALM’s Hedge Fund General Counsel (GC) and Compliance Officer Summit.

Attendees will be able to gain cutting-edge insights to help them navigate the latest opportunities and challenges created by the current regulatory enforcement and economic landscape, while having the chance to earn up to 13 CLE credits, including one ethics credit and one diversity credit. The event will feature roundtable discussions highlighting current trends, assessing SEC enforcement priorities, optimizing compliance and fiduciary responsibility, and more.

Keynote speakers at the 2018 Hedge Fund GC Summit will include:

  • Manal Sultan, Deputy Director of the Division of Enforcement at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, will participate on a panel about Navigating the Crypto World: How to Avoid the Legal & Compliance Pitfalls on September 26th
  • Valerie Szczepanik, Associate Director of the Division of Corporation Finance and Senior Advisor for Digital Assets and Innovation of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, will join Sultan during the panel about Navigating the Crypto World
  • William Delmage, Assistant Regional Director of the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission, will provide insights on Shedding Light onto Examinations & Trends for 2018 during his session on September 27th

This year’s Hedge Fund GC Summit will consist of 30+ speakers covering a wide variety of educational topics such as SEC Examination & Enforcement, Cryptocurrency, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy, Hedge Fund Innovation, Fund Structures, Corporate Citizenship, the Ethics of Big Data & Web-Scraping and Hedge Fund Insurance.

The Summit will educate attendees on the tools and best practices for dealing with the legal and compliance implications on hedge funds resulting from the rise in active management rather than passive management.

“The Hedge Fund General Counsel and Compliance Officer Summit offers Hedge Fund General Counsel and Compliance Officers the ideal platform to learn with and from their colleagues about the most significant regulatory and business issues affecting the industry,” said Sharon Morabito, ALM’s Group Director of Events.

“Our main focus is to provide attendees the opportunity to network with their peers and apply the practical takeaways from Hedge Fund GC’s Summit within their own firms.”

For more information and to register for the Hedge Fund GC and Compliance Officer Summit, visit: and join in the conversation with #hedgegc.

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