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Jeremy Senderowicz, Partner , Dechert LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Alternative Mutual Funds: Compliance and Risk Management in 2015 Explored! Live Webcast

New York, NY, March 04, 2015 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jeremy Senderowicz, Partner , Dechert LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Alternative Mutual Funds: Compliance and Risk Management in 2015 Explored! LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for March 18, 2015 @ 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM(ET).

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About Jeremy Senderowicz

Jeremy I. Senderowicz advises registered investment companies, private funds and their investment advisers on a variety of general asset management matters. His practice is particularly focused on the formation and regulation of exchange-traded funds, registered funds of hedge funds, and hedge funds.

Mr. Senderowicz has represented many leading companies within the financial services industry, including Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Guggenheim Funds (formerly Claymore), Charles Schwab, Deutsche Bank Advisors, Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners, Invesco PowerShares, Van Eck Associates, ALPS Funds Services, Old Mutual Global Index Trackers, Aetos Capital, Generation Investment Management, and Ares Management.

In addition, Mr. Senderowicz has been interviewed about financial services related topics by HFMWeek and Ignites.

Mr. Senderowicz received his B.A. from Columbia University (1995, magna cum laude) and his J.D. from Columbia Law School (1999). He is admitted to the New York Bar.

About Dechert LLP

Dechert is a leading adviser to financial services firms, asset managers and investment funds, representing clients ranging from small start-up and boutique operations to some of the largest financial institutions in the world. Our international team advises on regulatory and compliance matters, investigations by regulatory authorities, litigation and the formation and management of open- and closed-end funds, exchange-traded funds, insurance products, offshore funds and hedge funds. We serve as transactional counsel and handle regulatory issues in mergers and acquisitions of financial services companies and funds. We also advise on the operational integration of diversified financial institutions, tax, ERISA, executive compensation and employee benefits matters.

With approximately 180 financial services lawyers working throughout 17 offices firmwide, Dechert is the only law firm with offices in the key fund jurisdictions of London, Dublin and Luxembourg.

Event Synopsis:

There are numerous definitions of ‘alternative mutual funds’ (AMF). Some definitions include investment in gold, real estate, and other tangible assets. Investors hurt economically by the 2008 stock market collapse put money into alternative mutual funds. By May 2014, the alternative mutual fund market assets were $300 billion with substantial inflow of capital.

Many investors have not been aware of, or ignored, the unique risks associated with these diversified funds. Alternative investments often are less liquid, less transparent, have high fees, and tend to have complicated tax implications. Knowing the risks of investment in AMFs and the risks of failure to comply with a myriad regulations will become a critical concern to many companies and investors as The Securities and Exchange’s (SEC) Commission’s Division of Investment Management investigates AMFs in late 2014 or early 2015.

The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders to provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of Alternative Mutual Funds and issues of Compliance and Risk Management in 2015. Speakers will discuss the up-coming investigations of AMFs by the SEC.

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