Robert Cohen and Linda Chatman Thomsen to Speak at PLI’s Hedge Fund and Private Equity Enforcement & Regulatory Developments 2020 Webcast
September 29, 2020

 

On September 29, 2020, Davis Polk partner Robert Cohen and counsel Linda Chatman Thomsen will speak at Practising Law Institute’s “Hedge Fund and Private Equity Enforcement & Regulatory Developments 2020” webcast. Cohen will speak on the “Emerging Technology – Crypto Assets; Big and New Forms of Data; and Regulatory Issues” panel. Topics discussed will include:

  • Crypto Funds and Trading Crypto Assets
  • Regulatory issues confronting cryptocurrencies
  • Expanded capacity of regulators to use big and alternative data in investigations
  • Compliance issues accompanying the use of data vendors, use of big data and new types of expert networks

Thomsen will speak on the “Private Fund Enforcement Investigations in the Post-COVID Environment – What to Expect and How Best to Defend” panel. Topics discussed will include:

  • Lessons from the 2008 financial crisis and how they translate to COVID
  • Insider trading and communications with corporate executives, political and government experts, and public representatives
  • Changes in investment strategies and unique opportunity allocations
  • Valuation policies and methodology changes
  • Redemption issues

For more information, please visit the webcast website.