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December 2015

 11th Annual OPEX 2015
Date: November 30 - December 1, 2015
Location: Dusit Thani Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Organized By:
Fleming Gulf Conferences

Description:  Themed as 'The New Order in Operational Transformation', OPEX 2015 will provide a learning platform to achieve the optimum capacity in terms of operations, technology, business processes and people management across banking and financial services.

 CLOs Summit 2015
Date: December 2 - 4, 2015
Location: Park Hyatt Aviaria Resort, Carlsbad, CA

Organized By:

Description:  Opal is proud to present our CLO Summit. The CLO Summit is an educational forum designed for investors, issuers, underwriters, rating agencies, lawyers and accountants. At this conference they can learn the newest techniques to maximize returns and reduce risk exposure in this growing area of Asset-Backed Finance. An in-depth review of recent regulatory changes in addition to rating agency methodology, legal, tax and structural considerations will provide attendees with the tools necessary to stay one step ahead of their competitors.

The conference will serve as an opportunity where a meaningful dialogue can be opened to address concerns regarding this dynamic segment of the market. This event promises to be the "must attend" CLO event of 2015.

 Clearing, Settlement & Custody Middle East
Date: December 7 - 10, 2015
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Organized By:
ibc asia

Description:  Middle East's Only Post Trade Focused Event

After the successful annual Clearing, Settlement and Custody (CSC) Asia Forum, IBC Asia is bringing the CSC series to the Middle East region, situated in Dubai's growing financial and trading center.

The Clearing, Settlement & Custody Middle East is a platform for both buy and sell side stakeholders to engage in frank and open discussions about streamlining post trade services. Participants will also gain insights to international and regional macro and micro market movements.

 2015 FXIC Shanghai
Date: December 7 - 8, 2015
Location: Waldorf Astoria Shanghai

Organized By:

Description:  The Forex Industry Conference (FXIC) series is hosted by Shift Forex in global financial centers. Recent events have been held in SANTIAGO, MEXICO CITY and NEW YORK CITY. FXIC brings together leaders of the foreign exchange industry to exchange ideas and network. During the conference, attendees have the opportunity to learn about advancements in technology, regulation, industry best practices, business trends and new ways to participate in the global currency market.

 Alternative Investing Summit
Date: December 9 - 11, 2015
Location: Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel , Dana Point, CA

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Description:  The Alternative Investing Summit will bring together trustees and representatives of institutions as well as money managers and consultants to explore the roles of alternative opportunities and strategies. As a strategy, alternatives offer investors a method to obtain the returns they require and break the paradigm of the 60/40 rule, however not all alternatives are the same nor do they come without certain risks. Participants and delegates of this alternative investment conference will investigate a range of critical investment issues, including discussion of the risks and benefits of various asset classes and investment vehicles such as hedge funds and private equity, examining means of cutting costs associated with implementation of absolute returns strategies, reviewing the future of commodities and surveying the landscape of emerging international markets.

With the current struggle of obtaining these returns, the question of fees has become of particular relevance, especially within the field of alternatives as investors measure their risks v. rewards. We will also look into impact investing as a way of obtaining returns that are socially responsible as well as many issues involved with fund management and the importance of education for trustees and other investment officers.