Exiting pensions –
do recent hedge fund divestitures by NYCERS and CALPERS spell imminent transformative change for active management, or is this nothing more than a blip on the long-term radar?
Compensation structure –
is it time to re-think the fee structure for active managers?
Alternative options –
how much are smart beta funds, robo-advisories and other low-cost actively managed ETFs threatening the traditional fee model? How can institutional asset managers respond to the increasing threat of disruptive investment technology?
Man vs. machine –
will AI-driven investing make discretionary investing obsolete or complement the traditional model? What would a hybrid approach look like?
Regulation and performance –
how has Dodd-Frank, MiFID and other regulatory initiatives hampered hedge fund performance?
These small group discussions don’t require any presentation or preparation, and are simply designed to serve as platforms for networking, collaboration and information exchange between like-minded professionals.
Since roundtable sessions run concurrently, you can choose 1 session that is most interesting.
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