Protect Yourself

Practical Lessons in Crisis Management for Fund Investors

Join us March 24 at 1:00pm EST

With financial markets in chaos, hedge-fund investors need to know how to protect their interests.  This webinar will help investors understand:

  • What are managers doing to protect their/their vehicles’ interests?
  • How can investors maintain productive working relationships with managers while protecting their own interests?
  • How can investors find each other and work together?
  • What questions should investors be asking managers, and what kinds of answers should they expect?
  • What steps can investors take to avoid the negative effects of gates and side pockets?
  • How should due diligence be changed?
  • What remedies do investors have for manager misconduct in a crisis?

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Your Instructors:

Beaumont, Anne E. Headshot Anne Beaumont is a litigation partner with Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman LLP in New York.  Her practice focuses on representation of investment and asset management firms and their managers and investors as well as financial services firms in litigation matters and disputes involving complex financial products and transactions. She also counsels and trains financial services industry clients on legal compliance, due diligence, and other issues, and advises investment and asset managers and their professionals on employment and separation issues.  Ms. Beaumont leads Friedman Kaplan’s LIBOR Transition Task Force, and also serves on the firm’s Management Committee.  Ms. Beaumont is a member of 100 Women in Finance and the Managed Funds Association, for which she serves as a member of the Outside Counsel Forum Steering Committee.

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Scott Berman is a litigation partner with Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman LLP. He has a varied practice in complex securities, fraud, and commercial litigation with a special focus on securities litigation and professional liability. Amongst others, Scott represents and advises large institutional investors, funds of funds, investment advisors, and wealthy individuals in high-profile matters involving hedge funds and their auditors, administrators, prime brokers, and other professionals, and has procured significant settlements. He represents clients in state and federal courts, including at trial and arbitration.