Seward & Kissel And Bloomberg BNA To Discuss Latest Challenges For Investment Managers At 3rd Annual Private Funds Forum

September 12, 2017

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Seward & Kissel and Bloomberg BNA today announced that they are cohosting the 3rd Annual Private Funds Forum on Wednesday, September 27 from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. in New York, NY. The complimentary event will bring together leading names in the hedge fund world to discuss the industry’s challenges in the wake of a year that saw the largest exodus of client funds since the 2009 financial downturn. For additional information on the forum and to register, visit

The hedge fund industry is facing a dynamic and uncertain business environment, albeit with a new administration that has promised a more hands-off regulatory environment. Fund managers, compliance officers and general counsels will share insights and perspectives on the risks and opportunities in the industry. Sessions will focus on the new regulatory environment, the top compliance challenges in the year ahead, and the impact of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology on asset management.

Confirmed speakers for the 3rd Annual Private Funds Forum include:

  • Paul Atkins, Chief Executive Officer, Patomak Global Partners, LLC
  • Olaf Carlson-Wee, Founder & CEO, Polychain Capital
  • Aaron M. Daniels, General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer, Brigade Capital Management, LP
  • Jiri Krol, Deputy CEO, Global Head of Government Affairs, AIMA
  • Adam Schreck, General Counsel, Discovery Capital Management, LLC
  • Matt Siano, Managing Director, General Counsel, Two Sigma Investments, LP

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About Seward & Kissel LLP

Seward & Kissel LLP, founded in 1890, is a leading U.S. law firm with an international reputation for excellence. The firm is particularly well known for its hedge fund and investment management work, having established the first hedge fund ever, A.W. Jones, in 1949, and having earned numerous best in class awards over the years. The Firm currently has the largest hedge fund market share among U.S. law firms according to