AIMA Cayman and AIMA Americas Education and Network Evening


Please join AIMA Cayman and your fellow AIMA members across the Americas for an evening of education and networking

4:30 – 5:00 Registration

5:00 – 5:45 Panel: Cayman Legal and Regulatory Update

  • The New AML Regulations and the impact on financial institutions, funds and Directors
  • The new CIMA Administrative Fines Regulations
  • Health of Cayman funds industry
  • Preparing for the new Data Protection Law
  • US Tax Reform – what are the implications to the alternative investment industry?
  • Update on the LLC regime

Jiri Krol, Deputy CEO, Global Head of Government Affairs, AIMA
Tim Dawson, Regulatory and Financial Services, Maples and Calder
Heather Smith, Head of Investments Supervision Division, CIMA
Dave Racich, FSO Tax Hedge Fund Leader and Global Hedge Fund Co-Leader, EY

5:50 – 6:30 Fireside Chat: Cryptocurrencies for Hedge Fund Professionals - Bridging the Gap

  • Cracking the code on crypto - a quick review of this new asset class
  • What are the key operational challenges to adding crypto exposure in a hedge fund structure?
  • How does launching a crypto currency fund differ from launching a hedge fund?
  • Asset raising strategies and unique challenges for crypto currency managers
  • How to mitigate risk on both the investment and operational sides
  • How to conduct DD on the new coin exchanges and related banks
  • How to communicate with investors and get them comfortable with those risks
  • Cybersecurity and recourse for stolen coins

Angus Champion de Crespigny, Americas Financial Services Blockchain Leader, EY

Hyacinth Chu,
US Head of Alternative Investments, Citigate Dewe Rogerson
Brice Wilson, Chief Operating Officer, XBTO Capital Management, LLC 
Beatrice O'Carroll,
Director of Sales & Relationship Management, Circle Trade

6:307:30 Networking reception

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