Wednesday, 22 October 2014
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Nov 6 2013 | 1:07pm ET
Securities and Finance Consulting Associates has added a theoretical physicist to its staff.
Joe Pimbly, principal of Maxwell Consulting, has joined SFC as a litigation support, expert witness and risk management consultant, working with SFC founder Ezra Zask, Jean-Baptiste Carelus and Jack Chen.
Pimbley, an expert in complex financial instruments, financial risk management, structured products, derivatives and quantitative algorithms, founded Maxwell Consulting in 2010. Prior to that, he was a lead investigator for the examiner appointed by the Lehman bankruptcy court. His earlier Wall Street roles included positions as quantitative analyst, risk manager, derivative trader and portfolio manager.
Pimbley's recent and current engagements include financial risk management advisory, advisory review of investment policies and execution, credit underwriting for structured and other financial instruments, and litigation testimony and consultation.
SFC is an economic consulting firm specializing in litigation consulting and expert witness services in complex securities litigation; investment management services for hedge funds, fund of hedge funds, family offices and institutional investors; hedge fund due diligence and manager selection; and risk management services.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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