Partner Marc D. Powers, Leader of BakerHostetler’s Hedge Fund Industry and Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement practices, has been invited to address this year’s SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) Conference, held May 5-8, in Las Vegas. His speech to the alternatives investments community on Friday, May 8, in Bellagio’s Grand Ballroom is titled “The Black White & Gray: Preparing for & Responding to an SEC Investigation.” Mr. Powers has been practicing securities regulation, litigation, and enforcement defense for more than 25 years since leaving the SEC’s Enforcement Division. During his career, he has provided compliance and regulatory advice to hedge funds, fund of funds, mutual funds, and family offices, as well as their principals, portfolio managers, compliance officers, and employees, and has represented them in SEC and CFTC investigations and proceedings, litigation, and arbitrations nationwide. A key member of the Hedge Fund Industry team, Partner Mark A. Kornfeld, will also attend this year's SALT Conference.
BakerHostetler is a Bronze-level sponsor of the SALT Conference, which is designed to facilitate balanced discussions and debates on macroeconomic trends, geopolitical events, and investment opportunities within the context of a dynamic global economy. With more than 1,800 thought leaders, public policy officials, business professionals, and investors from more than 42 countries and six continents, the SALT Conference provides an unmatched opportunity for attendees from around the world to connect with global leaders and network with industry peers.
Among the featured speakers at SALT 2015 are founder and CEO of Third Point Dan Loeb; former Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Dr. Ben S. Bernanke; Chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors Leon Cooperman; 24th Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel; founder and CEO of BP Capital T. Boone Pickens; 66th Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice; and actors Michael J. Fox and Rob Reiner.