Finance Industry Leaders to Discuss Currency Risk and ETFs

May 1, 2014

May 1, 2014

Amanda Lichtenstein
[email protected]

Finance Industry Leaders to Discuss Currency Risk and ETFs


What: Managing Currency Risk in the ETF Space

Speakers at this Global Interdependence Center conference will explore ETFs as an asset class and the effect of market volatility – especially FX/currency volatility – on ETFs.

Where: New York Athletic Club – Card Room and Lounge
180 Central Park South
New York, NY 10019

When: May 19, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Who: This event will feature the following speakers:

  • Oliver Bailly, senior vice president of global portfolio and ETF execution and head of the ETF desk at ConvergEx Group;
  • Mohit Bajaj, director, ETF and portfolio trading services at WallachBeth Capital;
  • Dino Kos, executive vice president at CLS Bank International;
  • David Kotok, CIO of Cumberland Advisors and GIC vice chair of the central banking series;
  • Joe Mahoney,  ETF sales and trading at JaneStreet;
  • Catherine Mann, Ph.D., Barbara and Richard M. Rosenberg Professor of Global Finance at Brandeis University’s International Business School and GIC board member;
  • Joseph Nelesen, director of iShares Product Management & Consulting;
  • Vito Racanelli, senior editor of Barron’s;
  • Don Rissmiller, founding partner, Strategas Research Partners and GIC board member;
  • Rhonda Schaffler, multimedia video reporter and anchor, Reuters Insider;
  • Jeremy Schwartz, director of research, WisdomTree;
  • Kathleen Stephansen, chief economist of AIG and GIC board member; and
  • Jason Trennert, chairman and CEO of Strategas Research Partners.

Contact: To register for this event or for more information please contact Amanda Lichtenstein, manager of marketing and membership, at [email protected] or 215-238-0990.

About the Global Interdependence Center: The Global Interdependence Center is a Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization that seeks to stimulate thoughtful, global dialogue on a wide range of issues that affect the international community, including economics, health care and government. GIC convenes conferences and roundtable discussions, both domestically and internationally, to identify and address emerging global issues. For more information, visit GIC’s website at