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Event Date Tue Jul 13 EDT - Wed Jul 14 EDT (3 months ago)
Location Virtual Conference
Region Americas
Details

MFA Legal & Compliance 2021 provides an unparalleled two-day program delivering comprehensive thought leadership on the implementation and compliance with regulatory reforms impacting hedge funds and their investors.

The speaking faculty is comprised of current and former regulators, General Counsels, Chief Compliance Officers and outside counsels who collectively engage in a dynamic dialogue to provide practical advice on current regulatory and compliance issues. The agenda is designed specifically by an advisory council of the industry’s leading General Counsels and Chief Compliance Officers. All panels feature top outside legal counsel as well as select industry experts. Conference delegates are typically legal and compliance professionals and MFA applies for CLE credits for all qualified sessions.

Speakers

2021 Speakers

Michael A. Asaro
Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Edgar Ortega Barrales
Vice President and Senior Counsel, Two Sigma Investments, LP

Michael B. Barry
General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Samlyn Capital, LLC

Thomas Baxley
Chief Information Security Officer, Balyasny Asset Management L.P.

Anne E. Beaumont
Partner, Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman LLP

Acting Chairman Rostin Behnam
Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Brooke Bernstein
Legal Director, Quantitative Trading and Associate General Counsel, Tudor Investment Corporation

Dalia Blass
Senior Managing Director, Head of External Affairs, BlackRock

Matthew H. Bloom
Chief Compliance Officer and Associate General Counsel, Viking Global Investors LP

Kevin Bloss
Associate General Counsel, CarVal Investors

Matthew Bogart
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, CarVal Investors LP

Brad Carpenter
Supervisory Special Agent, FBI Cyber Division

Fabien Carruzzo
Partner, Kramer Levin

Susanne Clark
General Counsel and Senior Managing Director, Centerbridge Partners, L.P.

Halit Coussin
Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Pershing Square Capital Management L.P.

Patricia L. Cushing
Director, Compliance, National Futures Association

Brian T. Daly
Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Christopher B. Davis
Managing Director and Deputy General Counsel, Tudor Investment Corporation

Sean Denham
National SPAC Leader, Grant Thornton

Reggie Dodge
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, EMSO Asset Management Limited

Jennifer A. Duggins
Assistant Director, Co-Head, Private Funds Unit, Office of Compliance Inspections & Examinations, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Marc E. Elovitz
Partner, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

Tanaz Faghri Dietz
Assistant General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Empyrean Capital Partners, LP

Lilly Farahnakian
Managing Director, Global Chief Compliance Officer, GCM Grosvenor

Steven M. Felsenthal
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Millburn Ridgefield Corporation

Michael Fisch
General Counsel, Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C.

Brian Fortune
General Counsel, Holocene Advisors, LP

Israel Friedman
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Kensico Capital Management

Andrew Genser
General Counsel, Viking Global Investors LP

Helene Glotzer
Chief Compliance Officer, Bridgewater Associates, LP

Rachel Grand
Vice President and Counsel, The D. E. Shaw Group

Keisha-Ann G. Gray
Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP

Peter D. Greene
Vice Chair, Investment Management Group, Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Scott Hendler
Associate General Counsel, Viking Global Investors LP

Christian B. Hennion
Partner, Katten

Robert N. Holtzman
Partner, Kramer Levin

Robert Howell
Deputy Director, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Sudhir Jain
Director, OTC Derivatives, National Futures Association (NFA)

Brendan R. Kalb
Global General Counsel, ExodusPoint Capital Management, LP

Kelly Koscuiszka
Partner, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

Joseph Lawlor
Supervisory Special Agent, FBI Cyber Division

Timothy W. Levin
Practice Group Leader and Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Courtney E. K. Lewis
Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel, Marshall Wace North America, LP.

Emily Locher
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Summit Rock Advisors

Neil Margolies
General Counsel, Tilden Park Capital Management LP

Lori A. Martin
Partner, WilmerHale

James M. McDonald
Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Marty Meekins
Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, Empyrean Capital Partners, LP

Brian Meyer
Partner, Co-Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Fir Tree Partners

Elizabeth L. Mitchell
Partner, WilmerHale

Kelli Moll
Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP

Scott H. Moss
Partner, Co-chair, Fund Regulatory and Compliance, Lowenstein Sandler LLP

David R. Mullé
Partner, Seward & Kissel

Erin Mullen
Chief Compliance Officer, Woodline Partners

Andrew Nathanson
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Suvretta Capital Management, LLC

Leonard Ng
Partner, Sidley Austin, LLP

Mark Peckman
General Counsel, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC

Michael Pedroni
Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Head of Global Research and Markets, Managed Funds Association

Steven R. Peikin
Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Mark Polemeni
Partner, Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Regulatory Counsel, Perella Weinberg Partners

Gil Raviv
Global General Counsel, Millennium Management LLC

Simon Raykher
General Counsel, Kepos Capital LP

Gregory S. Rowland
Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Mark A. Russo
General Counsel, ZAIS Group, LLC

Mark Schein
Global Chief Compliance Officer, Värde Partners

Elizabeth Shea Fries
Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Matthew Siano
Managing Director and General Counsel, Two Sigma Investments, LP

Steven Smith
Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, PAR Capital Management, Inc.

Randy Stuzin
Member and General Counsel, King Street Capital Management GP, L.L.C.

Serge Todorovich
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Shenkman Capital Management, Inc.

Vincent Tortorella
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Point72 Asset Management, L.P.

Brian Traficante
Managing Director, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, York Capital Management

Richard Walz
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Element Capital Management LLC

Jeff Wechselblatt
General Counsel, Lone Pine Capital LLC

Julian Weldon
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, CIFC

Richard B. Zabel
General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer, Elliott Management Corporation

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors and Partners

PRIME PARTNERS:
• BofA Securities
• Credit Suisse AG

PLATINUM SPONSORSGOLD SPONSORS:
• Lowenstein Sandler
• Morgan Lewis
• Proskauer’s Hedge Funds Department
• Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
• Sidley
• Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

SILVER SPONSOR:
• SecuritiesTracker

INDUSTRY PARTNER:
• Hedge Fund Alert