By all accounts, GAIM Ops West Coast first inaugural event was a resounding success. CCOs, COOs, GCs and Heads of ODD from some of the most influential hedge funds, fund of funds, institutional investor organizations joined industry experts from the leading associations, law firms, administrators, compliance consultants and outsourced providers to discuss and latest opportunities and challenges in hedge fund and private equity ops and compliance.
Some of the key questions and takeaways from the event include:
Should Emerging Managers conduct all processes in house no matter who the outsourced provider is?
Are expense allocation committees the model of the future?
Unless you examine the three components of cybersecurity - technical, organizational and behavioral, you are not prepared
There are 28 groups of service providers who could compromise your technology risk at the fund
The next frontier in PE ODD? Valuation fraud.
The biggest mistake in hiring top talent is not understanding what you really need from the position
Jenga is a great game to play with your peers, colleagues and clients
For a complete list of the 2014 GAIM Ops West Coast attending companies, click here.
GAIM Ops West Coast will take place in October, 2015 in Palm Springs. If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact Tira Grey - firstname.lastname@example.org.
COOs, CCOs, CFOs, GCs and Heads of ODD will collaborate and set new industry norms on: