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October 24 - 26, 2016
Ritz Carlton,
Palm Springs, CA

West Coast’s Leading Event Connecting C-Level Hedge Fund and Private Equity Operations, Due Diligence and Compliance Communities

Obtain best practices for creating operational excellence and maintaining an optimal compliance model

Deconstruct, evaluate and solve the most complex challenges facing your business

GAIM Ops West Coast will cover your most pressing regulatory, compliance and operations issues including: 

  • The future of the prime brokerage
  • Insourcing vs. outsourcing
  • Valuing level III assets
  • Cyber security technology and implementation
  • Private equity compliance programs
  • Liquid alternatives
  • Risk analysis and reporting
  • Compensation
  • Expenses
  • and more...
Participate in interactive discussions that generate new ideas and establish best practices with your peers

Make new contacts and share expertise in a variety of structured networking, small-group conversations and VIP sessions across 3 days of programming:

  • Choose from dozens of sessions that guarantee you interact directly with our expert speaker faculty and exchange knowledge with your peers
  • Join boardroom breakout sessions that offer open, off-the-record conversations about today's most pressing issues
  • Participate in interactive discussion tables that answer your questions in a peer-to-peer, collaborative environment
Meet CCO's, COO's, CFO's and Heads of Operational Due Diligence from Hedge Funds, Fund of Funds and Institutional Investors

As well as a carefully researched and in-depth agenda, GAIM Ops West Coast provides a breadth of opportunities to share experiences with industry experts and business leaders. 

Join 250+ of your hedge fund operations and compliance peers and take part in both structured and less-formal networking sessions throughout the entire 3-day program.

Acquire Specialist Knowledge Through Tailored Pre-Conference Workshops

Expert Debrief

Get all your accounting, legal and administrative questions answered from best in class advisors in interactive roundtable discussion formats.

Private Equity Compliance & Operations Summit

Obtain detailed updates and understand regulatory changes impacting the private equity operations landscape. This summit is for investors and managers alike who are responsible for monitoring or implementing an optimal private equity infrastructure.

GAIM Ops Investor Summit

For END-INVESTORS ONLY - exchange the most innovative developments in operational due diligence, compliance and risk management in an exclusive peer-to-peer forum.

GAIM Ops West Coast By The Numbers

Managers and Investors
C-Level Participation

Showcase Your Thought Leadership To The Hedge Fund Operations & Compliance Community

As an event partner, we'll help you forge new business relationships, share your experiences and position yourself as a go-to firm in your sector. Don't miss your chance to get involved! For a bespoke package, contact Laurie Vormawah via email or call: +1 646 895 7483.

GAIM Ops Investor Summit

Where institutional investors in operations and compliance exchange the most innovative developments in operational due diligence, compliance and risk management in an exclusive peer-to-peer forum.

Taking place at GAIM Ops West Coast, the GAIM Ops Investor Summit is a 1-day "investor-only" collaboration for executives from endowments, foundations, pensions and single family offices who are responsible for ensuring operational and compliance excellence. Speakers and attendees exchange best practices in a pure peer-to-peer environment solving today’s most significant challenges. Visit here for additional information and to request a complimentary pass to attend.

PLUS! Visit GAIM Live Website

In defense of hedge funds

Yes, institutional investors should be choosey about managers. But Don A. Steinbrugge argues that hedge funds provide essential diversification in your portfolio. Do you agree?

Jiří Król: the state of regulation for managers

What regulatory challenges are keeping managers awake at night? In an exclusive interview, Jiří Król of AIMA also considers what future regulation will focus on.

Poll: What’s the new business model for hedge funds?

At GAIM Ops Cayman, we asked the industry what was troubling them today, how they’re conducting operational due diligence, and who should be the next U.S. president.