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Date: Oct 29, 2010
The Center for International Financial Services and Markets at Hofstra University and EisnerAmper LLP to Host Conference on ‘The Future of Alternative Investments in the Post-Crisis Environment’
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY - The Center for International Financial Services and Markets, in collaboration with the Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University and EisnerAmper LLP, will present a conference on The Future of Alternative Investments in the Post-Crisis Environment on November 2, 2010 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Hofstra University Club, David S. Mack Hall, North Campus.
Breakfast keynote speaker Richard Ketchum, Chairman and CEO, FINRA, will discuss the role of hedge funds and private equity in the future.
Luncheon keynote speaker Brian Ruane, CEO, Alternative Investment Services, BNY Mellon, will talk about the financial institution perspective on the mission of hedge funds and private equity.
Other topics at this program include the accounting, legal, corporate and media perspectives on the future mission of hedge funds and private equity.
In addition to Ketchum and Ruane, speakers include:
Nicholas Tsafos, Partner, EisnerAmper LLP
Peter Testaverde, Partner, Financial Services, EisnerAmper LLP
William Kelly, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
Harvey Westbrook, Assistant Director, Securities and Exchange Commission
Nathaniel Baker, Editor, Bloomberg Hedge Funds Brief, Bloomberg LP
Leo Guthart, CEO, Topspin Partners LBO
Joel Press, Press Management LLC; former Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
James Purnell, Senior VP and Chief Risk Officer, The Kenmar Group, Inc.
Breakfast and lunch will be served. Although there is no admission fee, registration is required as seating is limited. To register, or for more information on this and future conferences, call 516-463-5676 or e-mail Dean.Socci@Hofstra.edu.About the Zarb School of Business
The Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University seeks to provide students with a profound knowledge of their field of study guided by an experienced faculty committed to excellence. Recognized by The Princeton Review, Business Week, U.S. News & World Report and Forbes Magazine as one of the top undergraduate and graduate business schools in the country, the Zarb School provides students with an educational background that prepares them to excel in their chosen field.
About Hofstra University
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution where students can choose from about 150 undergraduate and more than 160 graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences, business; engineering; communication; education, health and human services; and honors studies, as well as a School of Law and the Hofstra-North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. With a student-faculty ratio of 14-to-1, our professors teach small classes averaging 22 students that emphasize interaction, critical thinking and analysis. Hofstra offers a faculty whose highest priority is teaching excellence. The University also provides excellent facilities with state-of-the-art technology, extensive library resources and internship programs that match students' interests and abilities with appropriate companies and organizations. The Hofstra community is driven, dynamic and energetic, helping students find and focus their strengths to prepare them for a successful future.
About EisnerAmper LLP
EisnerAmper is one of the premier accounting, tax and business advisory firms in the United States and the leading regional firm in the northeast. EisnerAmper provides a wide array of services to a diverse client base including financial institutions, publicly traded and privately held companies, high net worth individuals and family groups. For more information, please visit EisnerAmper at www.eisneramper.com.