Absolute Return Symposium 2008 Nov21

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The Absolute Return Symposium held on November 19-20 is one of the better events of the year – the speaking faculty is high caliber and the audience is comprised of a number of end investors.   Consensus from the investors including Gleacher, JPMorgan Alternative Investment and Joel Katzman was that 1.  the larger hedge funds will

Thank you members for making our event a success Nov19

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An impressive 75 Hedge Connection members turned out for our Annual Networking Event last night in midtown Manhattan. I was delighted to see, not only the large contingent from the Tri-State area, but also the number of members who travelled from afar for the event – from Washington, North Carolina and Jimmy. It was wonderful

On PIPES, TARPs and Government Oversight Nov14

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  I have had 11/13 circled on my calendar for a month. This was a date where Rep. Waxman was to parade the leading lights and big earners of the hedge fund world – Soros, Simmons, Paulson, Falcone and Griffen – in front of the oversight committee.   It was quite a show.   I

Walkers Fundamentals – Fighting the Tape Nov7

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Attended the first in a series of Walkers Fundamentals Hedge Fund Group Seminars. The Nov. 6 event was ominously titled, “Fighting the Tape…” A unique discussion on protecting and growing a hedge fund business in volatile markets.  For those unfamiliar, Walkers is a leading law firm focused on “offshore” jurisdictions including Cayman, Jersey, Dubai, London