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Decosimo Principal Chairs National Hedge Fund Due Diligence Forum

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Decosimo, a Top 100 accounting and business advisory firm, is the lead sponsor for the Hedge Fund Due Diligence Master Class hosted by the Financial Research Associates (FRA) March 25-26 at New York City’s Princeton Club. Principal Karl J. Jordan, CPA, CGMA, will chair the two-day conference focused on the strategies to meet the complex due diligence mandates and the demands for greater transparency for hedge funds.

The conference will educate fund managers on regulatory developments and their impact on the due diligence process; common deal-breakers involving the new world of conflicts of interest and the changing landscape of portfolio valuation and liquidity, as well as ways to address cyber security and other technology issues impacting hedge funds.

Karl Jordan is Decosimo’s investment entities practice leader and also serves as the Director in Charge of the firm’s Cayman office, Moore Stephens Decosimo Cayman Limited. He has extensive experience in providing services to hedge funds, private investment partnerships, alternative investment partnerships, broker/dealers, real estate companies, captive insurance, investment companies, family offices and high-net-worth individuals.

Through its highly-focused conferences and seminars, FRA provides access to timely, cutting-edge information for the nation’s top executives. Decosimo consistently sponsors FRA’s educational conferences and has lead presentations at recent conferences on such topics as valuation for hard-to-value portfolios, hedge fund tax and compliance issues and due diligence for institutional investors.

Decosimo is a leading public accounting and business advisory firm specializing in services to alternative investment funds, offshore entities, fund of funds, real estate funds, investment advisors, broker/dealers, financial institutions, captive insurance companies and alternative loan and private investment groups. Decosimo has been recognized as one of the leading hedge fund auditing firms in the nation. In a 2014 ranking by HFMWeek Magazine highlighting service providers, Decosimo placed among the Top 15 auditors of funds managed by SEC-registered advisors in the U.S. Beyond assurance and tax solutions, Decosimo provides advisory services for independent due diligence and transaction services; accounting assistance with fund launches; investment performance testing; counsel related to fund structure, fee agreements and complex tax allocation issues; advice on matters of board governance and ethics; and attestation services under the SEC Custody Rule provisions. As an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens International Limited, Decosimo has access to additional resources and professionals in 667 offices across 105 countries offering clients a global reach while maintaining a local perspective. Learn more at www.decosimo.com/investment.

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