Sadis & Goldberg Partners Geffner and Viola to Speak at the 7th Real Estate Private Equity Summit

iGlobal specializes in exclusive senior-level forums focused on today's most significant business issues. This flagship Summit series will gather the industry's largest institutional investors, asset managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks, and real estate investors. The event will examine in great detail the performance and development trends for funds, fundraising challenges, capital structures, sector analysis, deal sourcing and compliance issues. Ron S. Geffner, Partner and Head of the Financial Services Group and Daniel G. Viola, Partner and Head of the Regulatory Defense and Compliance Group of Sadis & Goldberg LLP, will speak at the iGlobal 7th Real Estate Private Equity Summit at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City on October 10, 2012. The session is entitled "Private Equity Fund Compliance Issues for 2012 and beyond". The discussion will include policies relating to Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 and SEC requirements: • How will new regulation affect your fund's ongoing compliance decision making process? • How to meet reporting guidelines and requirements using today's technology? • Examining how new regulations will impact your fund's future performance. • Successfully continuing your compliance program to meet regulatory requirements.

Speaker Biographies

Mr. Geffner regularly structures, organizes and counsels private investment vehicles, investment advisory organizations, broker-dealers, commodity pool operators and other investment fiduciaries. Mr. Geffner also routinely counsels clients in connection with regulatory investigations and actions. His broad background with federal and state securities laws and the rules, regulations and customary practices of the SEC, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Commodities Futures Trading Commission and various other regulatory bodies enables him to provide strategic guidance to a diverse clientele. He provides legal services to hundreds of hedge funds, private equity funds and venture capital funds organized in the United States and offshore.

Mr. Viola structures and organizes broker-dealers and investment advisers and regularly counsels investment professionals in connection with regulatory matters. Mr. Viola previously served as a senior compliance examiner for the Northeast Region of the SEC. During his tenure at the SEC, he worked on several compliance inspection projects involving compliance examinations of registered investment advisers to ensure compliance with the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Securities Act of 1933, and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Mr. Viola's examination experience includes reviewing financial statements, performance advertising, disclosure documents, and investment adviser and hedge fund issues arising under ERISA and blue-sky laws.

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