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October 24 - 26, 2016
Ritz Carlton,
Rancho Mirage, CA

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

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Join 250+ of your Hedge Fund Operations and Compliance peers at GAIM Ops West Coast.  View the list of companies who have already confirmed their attendance for 2016.

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 & Summits

Personal Development Intensive: Communications Training

Presenting in front of internal management or external clients can be a daunting experience for anyone, no matter his or her level or experience. It is where perception is formed, clients make decisions, and peers judge each other. In this fast paced three hour session we will show you how to present persuasively and with confidence in front of both internal and external audiences.

Private Equity Compliance & Operations Summit

Obtain pertinent information about operational and regulatory changes impacting private equity: hear from active regulators and collaborate with your peers about challenges associated with co-investing, fee structures and broker dealer issues. This summit is for investors and managers responsible for monitoring 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.

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Jiří Król: the state of regulation for managers

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

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