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Jan 29
2014
InterContinental Hotel Miami, FL

Network is the premier business development and networking conference designed for the alternative investment industry by leading members of MFA, the global hedge fund association. The event, running from January 27-29, 2014, brings together managed futures, macro and other  hedge fund managers with institutional investors, funds of funds, asset allocators, private investors, intermediaries and consultants for networking, marketing and education. Network 14 will feature MFA’s popular PowerSessions hosted by allocators plus manager booths, exhibits, and special networking events.

Visit the Network 2014 website to learn more and to register.

Jan 8
2014

Treasury International Capital (“TIC”) B Forms: Making Sense of TIC B Requirements

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP 919 Third Avenue, 35th Floor New York, NY 10022

Co-hosted by: January 8, 2014 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Registration & Breakfast begin at 8:00 Program will being at […]

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Nov 7
2013
The Princeton Club, New York, NY

Compliance 2013:  The source for education and clarity on the implementation of, and compliance with, regulatory reforms impacting investors in alternative strategies. MFA’s 3rd annual Compliance event is designed to provide you with important updates on the breadth of the regulatory reforms impacting your business. Get practical advice on implementation that you can apply immediately.

Visit the Compliance 2013 website to learn more about this event.

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Oct 18
2013
The Pierre Hotel New York, NY

As the leading association of the global hedge fund industry, MFA convenes prominent alternative investment professionals, significant institutional investors, relevant policy makers and the foremost industry counterparties and service providers at Outlook, its hedge fund leadership conference, each fall in New York.

Outlook inspires a forward-looking dialogue on the critical issues impacting investors and fiduciaries. This is MFA’s think-tank conference, focused on the economy, markets, legislative and regulatory reforms, and the key trends that foster change and industry growth.

Outlook delivers a dynamic program agenda in a media-free setting for a delegation of over 300 global thought leaders representing all aspects of the alternative investment industry, who gather together at MFA’s event for high-minded interactive discussions, meetings and networking in a private setting.

Visit the Outlook 2013 website to learn more and to register.
Sep 26
2013

The Rise of Liquid Alternatives: Offering A 40 ACT Hedge Fund

Dechert LLP 1095 Avenue of the Americas, 28th Floor New York, New York 10018

 Co-hosted by:   Thursday, September 26, 2013 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. Program begins at […]

Sep 12
2013

Collateralized Loan Obligations: Investing, Structuring and Managing

Schulte Roth& Zabel LLP
919 Third Avenue, 24th Floor (Entrance is on 55th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues) New York, NY 10022

Co-hosted by: Thursday, September 12, 2013 2:30 p.m. –  5:00 p.m. Registration begins at 2:00 p.m. Networking reception to follow […]

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Jun 19
2013
Four Seasons Chicago, IL

Forum 2013 is MFA’s 19th annual managed futures and global macro investment strategies conference, June 19-20, Four Seasons Chicago.

Forum 2013 is designed to engage alternative investment managers with institutional investors for education, business development and networking. The event will draw more than 400 senior level delegates including pensions, endowments, family offices, funds of funds and other allocators and intermediaries, commodity trading advisors, hedge fund advisers, and industry consultants and service providers including the leading prime brokers and FCMs.

To register and learn more about Forum 2013, please click here.
May 14
2013

Running a Risk Intelligent Enterprise: How Can We Find the Unexpected Before It Finds Us?

The Deloitte Offices of New York 30 Rockefeller Plaza, 43rd Floor New York, NY 10112

Co-Sponsors: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 2:00 pm Registration 2:30 – 6:00 pm Program Networking Reception to Follow   Mounting compliance […]

Apr 30
2013

Clearing Readiness Countdown for Category 2 Funds

Managed Funds Association 546 Fifth Avenue, 12th Floor (Entrance on 45th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues) New York, NY 10036

Join us for practical advice and guidance that will help you prepare for the CFTC’s clearing mandate, set for June […]

Mar 7
2013

One Down – Two to Go: Coordinating Operational Responses to AIFMD and Forms PF and CPO-PQR

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP 300 Madison Avenue (Entrance is located at the corner of 42nd Street and Madison Avenue) New York, NY 10022

With the majority of  the first filings of Form PF now in the rearview mirror, and Form CPO-PQR right around […]

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Jan 28
2013
The Ritz-Carlton, Miami Key Biscayne, FL

Network is MFA’s industry development and networking conference for alternative investment industry participants and institutional investors. Network 2013 features an educational agenda, networking and meeting opportunities and an exhibit hall presenting products and services that maximize operational business and investment efficiencies. New in 2013, look for “Meet the Manager” Booths and Business Development Salons.  To register for Network 2013, click here.

Learn more about Tuesday’s Luncheon Address here.

Jan 9
2013

SEC Compliance Priorities Dallas

Haynes and Boone 2323 Victory Avenue 7th Floor Conference Center Dallas, TX 75219

co-hosted by:       Wednesday, January 9, 2013 2:00 p.m.  Registration 2:30 –  5:15 p.m.  Program Networking reception to […]

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Nov 27
2012
The Metropolitan Club New York, NY

MFA’s 2nd annual Compliance event to understand the breadth of the regulatory reforms impacting your business. Get practical advice on implementation that you can apply immediately. Gain insights and clarity directly from regulators, former regulators and industry leaders who will provide their perspectives on the new rules, rules yet to come and implementation. Learn what you need and how to improve upon your firm’s implementation. For more information, please visit the Compliance 2012 website.

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Oct 19
2012
The Pierre Hotel New York

Outlook 2012 is MFA’s preeminent hedge fund leadership conference, featuring industry luminaries, policy makers, and prominent asset owners providing critical updates and insights on domestic and international regulation, investment challenges, and opportunities and what institutional investors need from a hedge fund adviser before and after an allocation.  To register for Outlook 2012, click here.

Oct 5
2012

MFA Webinar on European Short Selling Regulation

Speaker: Leonard Ng, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP Please Click Here to Register ***Please note, within 24 hours after you complete […]

Oct 3
2012

CFTC-SEC Final Products Definitions and Their Interplay with Other Key Rules

Managed Funds Association 546 Fifth Avenue, 12th Floor (Entrance on 45th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues) New York, NY 10036

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP will walk through the important interplay of the final products definitions with other key rules that […]

Sep 5
2012

Key Components of Building a Succession Plan for Your Hedge Fund

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP 919 Third Avenue, 24th Floor (Entrance on 55th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues) New York, NY 10022

Co-hosted by: Wednesday, September 5, 2012 2:30 p.m. –  5:00 p.m. Registration begins at 2:00 p.m. Networking reception to follow […]

Jul 12
2012

MFA Seminar on Swaps Clearing Documentation

Sidley Austin LLP 787 Seventh Avenue, 23rd Floor (51st Street and 7th Avenue) New York, NY 10019

Please join MFA for a detailed and practical seminar on the key documentation that customers must put in place in […]

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Jun 12
2012
The Fairmont Millennium Park Chicago, IL

Forum 2012 is MFA’s 18th Annual Managed Futures and Global Macro Strategies conference. Forum 2012 is designed to engage MFA’s members with institutional investors to discuss the economy, regulatory reforms, investment opportunities and investor needs.

Visit the Forum 2012 website for more information.

May 16
2012

MFA’s Crash Course on CFTC Registration and Compliance for Private Funds and Advisors

The Metropolitan Club of New York One East 60th Street (Fifth Avenue and 60th Street) New York, NY 10022

Co-Sponsors: Arnold & Porter LLP Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP Sidley Austin LLP Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP Time: 2:00 pm […]

May 2
2012

Prioritizing Changes in Your Business

The City Club of San Francisco 155 Sansome Street, 9th Floor San Francisco, CA 94104

Co-hosted by:     Register for this event here Visit the event website for more information.

Mar 29
2012

Gaining Clarity on Pension and Endowment Allocations to Hedge Funds

The Metropolitan Club One East 60th Street (5th Avenue and 60 Street) New York, NY 10022

Gaining Clarity on Pension & Endowment Allocations to Hedge Funds Date: Thursday, March 29, 2012 Time: 2:00 pm Registration 2:30 […]

Feb 21
2012

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) – How will the proposed regulations impact your organization?

Online Webcast

On February 8, 2012, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Department of the Treasury issued proposed FATCA regulations effective for […]

Jan 12
2012

The Benefits of Integrated Prime Brokerage and Prime Custody Services

Managed Funds Association 546 Fifth Avenue, 12th Floor (Entrance on 45th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues) New York City

Co-hosted by: BNY Mellon Thursday, January 12, 2012 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. Networking reception to […]

Nov 17
2011

LBIE Administration Update

K&L Gates LLP 599 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10022

LBIE’s Administrators will provide a status update following their sixth half-yearly report and the recent completion of some major inter-Affiliate […]

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Nov 30
2011
The Princeton Club 15 West 43rd Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues) New York, NY

The most authoritative source for education and clarity on new regulations impacting investors in alternative strategies.

Click here to register. Space is limited.

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Jan 29
2012
The Breakers | One South County Road | Palm Beach, Florida

MFA’s Network series is the alternative investment industry’s premier networking conference and exposition. Launched in January 1995, Network has grown to become MFA’s flagship conference event and is expected to draw nearly 1,000 delegates in 2012. The conference features networking events and business meeting lounges reserved for delegates to hold meetings plus an exhibition hall presenting products that help investment advisers optimize management and operational efficiencies. Network also hosts an annual tennis tournament and a golf tournament at The Breakers’ legendary championship golf course. Network provides an outstanding educational agenda led by distinguished industry participants and institutional investors, including important updates on legislative and regulatory reforms that affect industry participants and investors.

For more information please click here.

Sep 27
2011

Institutionalizing Your Business into the Future

The Harvard Club of New York
North & Biddle Rooms
33 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036

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Sep 14
2011

Hedge Fund Manager M&A

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
New York, NY

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Redefining Transparency and Conflicts of Interest In a Post Financial Crisis Era

The Harvard Club North & Biddle Rooms 35 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036

2:00 p.m. – Registration 2:30 to 5:00 p.m. – Program Networking Reception to Follow

Feb 11
2008

The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, FL

Network 2008 is a conference and exposition for professionals in the hedge fund and alternative investment industries. Sponsored by MFA, Network 2008 will feature an extensive educational program, special networking opportunities, and an informative exhibition of products and services of interest to industry professionals.

Network 2008 attendees include investment, hedge fund and fund of funds managers; prime, securities and futures brokers; pension fund managers; and service providers who support the industry.

Your full conference registration includes entrance to the keynote speakers, general sessions, and entrance into the Exhibit Hall, breaks, breakfasts, luncheons, and evening receptions.

Sponsorship opportunities and exhibit booth space are also available.

Jun 23
2008

The Fairmont Chicago

Forum 2008 is a conference and exposition for professionals in the hedge fund and alternative investment industries. Sponsored by MFA, Forum 2008 will feature an extensive educational program, special networking opportunities, and an informative exhibition of products and services of interest to industry professionals.

Forum 2008 attendees include investment, hedge fund and fund of funds managers; prime, securities and futures brokers; pension fund managers; and service providers who support the industry.

Your full conference registration includes entrance to the keynote speakers, general sessions, Exhibit Hall, breaks, breakfasts, luncheons and evening receptions.

Sponsorship opportunities and exhibit booth space are also available.

Feb 8
2009

The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, FL

Network 2009 is MFA’s premier alternative investment industry networking conference and exposition for professionals in the hedge fund and alternative investment industries. Network 2009 will feature an extensive educational program, special networking opportunities, and an informative exhibition of products and services of interest to industry professionals.

Network 2009 attendees include investment, hedge fund and fund of funds managers; prime, securities and futures brokers; pension fund managers; and service providers who support the industry.

Your full conference registration includes entrance to the keynote speakers, general sessions, and entrance into the Exhibit Hall, breaks, breakfasts, luncheons, and evening receptions.

Jun 22
2009

The Fairmont Chicago

Forum 2009 is MFA’s premier managed futures and global macro investment strategies conference and exposition for professionals in managed futures, hedge funds, funds of funds and their service providers and investors. Sponsored by MFA, Forum 2009 will feature an extensive educational program, special networking opportunities, and an informative exhibition of products and services of interest to industry professionals.

Forum 2009 attendees include CTAs; CPOs; hedge fund and fund of funds managers; prime, securities and futures brokers; pension fund managers; and service providers who support the industry.

Your full conference registration includes entrance to the keynote speakers, general sessions, exhibit hall, breaks, breakfasts, luncheons and evening receptions.

Oct 15
2009

The Waldorf Astoria, New York

Outlook 2009 is MFA’s inaugural hedge fund leadership conference. Outlook 2009 will present a program designed for MFA members and a faculty of prominent speakers to engage in meaningful dialogue about the current state of the hedge fund industry and the critical issues that may transform the industry in the future. This event is MFA’s premiere members-only, media-free hedge fund conference and will feature unique networking opportunities for MFA members and invited guests.

Jan 31
2010

The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, FL

Network 2010 is MFA’s premier networking conference and exposition for alternative investment industry participants and institutional investors. Network 2010 features a substantial educational agenda, ample networking and meeting opportunities and a large exhibition hall presenting products and services of interest to industry professionals. The Network 2010 agenda will focus on the needs of investors and best practices in asset allocation, manager selection and due diligence.

Network 2010 delegates will include hedge fund advisers, commodity trading advisors and fund of funds managers; prime, securities and futures brokers; institutional investors including pension fund, endowment and foundation managers and their fiduciaries; plus a wide range of service providers who support the industry.

Your full conference registration includes entrance to the keynote speakers, general sessions, and entrance into the Exhibit Hall, breaks, breakfasts, luncheons, and evening receptions.

Jun 8
2010

The Drake Hotel, Chicago

Forum 2010 is MFA’s premier managed futures and global macro investment strategies conference and exposition for professionals in managed futures, hedge funds, funds of funds and their service providers and investors. Produced by MFA, Forum 2010 will feature an extensive educational program, special networking opportunities, and an informative exhibition of products and services of interest to industry professionals.

At MFA’s Forum 2010 conference, June 8 – 9 at The Drake Hotel Chicago, speakers provided panel descriptions and visual presentations to accompany their remarks. MFA is pleased to provide those presentations to its members. Click here to read what transpired during the Forum 2010 general sessions.

Oct 7
2010

The Pierre Hotel, 2 East 61st Street
(Fifth Avenue at 61st Street) New York

MFA’s Outlook series premiered in October 2009 as our inaugural hedge fund leadership conference in New York, and is MFA’s newest annual conference. Outlook’s program agenda is designed for our hedge fund members and a faculty of policy makers and prominent speakers to engage in meaningful dialogue about the state of the hedge fund industry and the critical issues that may transform the industry in the future. Outlook is a members-only, media-free hedge fund conference and also features a networking event for members, service providers and invited guests.

Jan 30
2011

The Breakers, Palm Beach, FL

MFA’s Network series is the alternative investment industry’s premier networking conference and exposition. Network, launched in January 1995, is MFA’s flagship conference event and draws approximately 800 delegates. The conference features a substantive educational agenda, ample networking events and concurrent business meeting lounges reserved for our delegates to hold meetings. Network hosts a popular exhibition hall presenting products that help investment advisers optimize management and operational efficiencies. Network also features an annual tennis tournament, and in 2011, will host a golf tournament at The Breakers’ legendary championship golf course. The Network 2011 program agenda will focus on growth strategies for investment advisers, trends in investor needs and best practices in asset allocation, manager selection, due diligence and risk management. The agenda always provides an important update on legislative and regulatory reforms that affect industry participants and investors.

“Network 2010 was excellent. The pre-conference information flow from the organization allowed us to focus our efforts on scheduling productive meetings and expanding our network of potential investors. The sessions were on point covering current topics impacting all industry participants and were paneled with experienced, knowledgeable industry representatives.”

Kenneth Webster
President & Chief Operating Officer
John W. Henry & Company, Inc.

Jun 21
2011

Fairmont Millennium Park, Chicago IL

Forum 2011 is MFA’s 17th Annual Managed Futures and Global Macro Strategies conference. Forum 2011 is designed to engage MFA’s members with institutional investors to discuss the economy, regulatory reforms, investment opportunities and investor needs. MFA’s Forum 2011 will draw more than 400 senior level delegates including hedge fund advisers, commodity trading advisors, fund of funds, institutional investors and service providers to the alternative investment industry.

Forum 2011 offers a rich educational program featuring industry thought leaders. The conference also provides ample networking opportunities and an informative exhibition hall. This year, MFA celebrates its 20-year Anniversary as the industry’s leading advocate.

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Oct 20
2011

The Pierre Hotel
New York, NY

MFA’s Outlook series premiered in October 2009 as our inaugural hedge fund leadership conference in New York, and is MFA’s newest annual conference. Outlook’s program agenda is designed for our hedge fund members and a faculty of policy makers and prominent speakers to engage in meaningful dialogue about the state of the hedge fund industry and the critical issues that may transform the industry in the future. Outlook is a members-only, media-free hedge fund conference and also features a networking event for members, service providers and invited guests.

Aug 10
2011

Lehman Brothers Inc. Trustee Update to MFA Members

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
919 Third Avenue
(Entrance on 55th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
New York, NY 10022

Jul 12
2011

An Educational Webinar on the UK Bribery Act 2010

MFA Presents:  An Educational Webinar on the UK Bribery Act 2010 Tuesday, July 12, 2011 Presenter: Dorothy Cory- Wright, Partner, Insurance […]