Hedge funds and private equity funds have grown in size and extended their investment horizons during the last decade, investing in multiple developed and developing markets, each raising its own business and regulatory issues. At the same time, regulatory changes in the US, EU and elsewhere have been daunting. Investor expectations and regulatory requirements have evolved significantly in recent years. This panel will focus on how general counsel of major hedge and private equity fund firms view their roles and their firms’ businesses as changing in the face of these developments.
John Suydam Apollo Global Management, New York
Jeff Blockinger Och-Ziff Capital Management, New York
Joe Glatt Apollo, New York
Gregg Rubin Oak Hill Advisors, New York
Owen Schmidt Falcon Edge Capital, New York
Forest Wolfe Angelo Gordon & Co, New York