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Join us for a spirited discussion on the nature and inter-relationships between risk, regulation, and reality! Our distinguished panel includes Aaron Brown, Matthew Eisenberg, Phil Maymin, and David McClean. Moderated by Marc Groz, Stamford RD. Early bird discount until February 7.

Risk, Regulation, & Reality

Regulation and its effects on Systemic Risk

PRMIA’s Stamford Chapter is proud to bring together a diverse panel of esteemed practitioners and academics to discuss and debate the topic of financial regulation and its impact on the Global Financial Markets and the U.S. Economy.

Date: February 19th, 2014 at 6:00pm

Venue: RBS, 600 Washington Blvd., Stamford, CT

Early Bird Discount Until February 7. Register now!



Aaron Brown

Aaron is Chief Risk Officer at AQR Capital Management and the 2011 GARP Risk Manager of the Year. He wrote Red-Blooded Risk (John Wiley & Sons 2012), The Poker Face of Wall Street (John Wiley & Sons, 2006, named one of the ten best business books of the year by Business Week) and A World of Chance (with Reuven and Gabrielle Brenner, Cambridge University Press, 2008). Aaron was profiled in Espen Haug's Derivatives Models on Models (John Wiley & Sons, July 2007), and by Adam Leitzes and Joshua Solan in Bulls, Bears and Brains (John Wiley & Sons, 2002). He was named Financial Educator of the Year by the readers of Wilmott Magazine and his website won a Forbes Best of the Web award for Theory and Practice of Investing. Aaron has been a trader, portfolio manager, head of mortgage securities, finance professor and risk manager. He has worked for Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, Rabobank and JP Morgan. Aaron earned a BSc in applied mathematics from Harvard University and an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago.   

                            Matthew Eisenberg

A Connecticut Hedge Fund Association Board Member and a partner in the Stamford, Connecticut office of Finn, Dixon and Herling, Mr. Eisenberg has more than twenty years of experience providing legal and regulatory advice to hedge funds, funds of funds, private equity funds, investment advisers and other industry participants.

Philip Maymin

Assistant Professor of Finance and Risk Engineering at Polytechnic Institute of New York University. Professor Maymin holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Chicago and a Master's in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University. He is the co-author of the paper, “Any Regulation Of Risk Increases Risk”.

David E. McClean, Ph.D.

David teaches social and business ethics at Rutgers University and Molloy College, and is Principal of The DMA Consulting Group, a financial industry regulatory and enterprise risk consultancy. He is a member of the Board of Governors of The New School for Social Research. David is the author of Wall Street: Reforming The Unreformable, forthcoming this year from publishers Pickering & Chatto (London).


Moderated by Marc Groz, Regional Director, PRMIA Stamford

Mr. Groz is the owner/inventor of TransIDEA® intellectual property, a portfolio that includes patented and patent-pending systems and methods relating to finance, gaming, valuation, error reduction, cryptography, digital privacy, and decision-making.  

Sustaining Members: Free Registration
Contributing Members: $25.00, register by February 7 for a discounted price.

February 19th, 2014 6:00 PM   through   8:00 PM
600 Washington Blvd
Stamford, CT 06902
United States
Event Registration $ 25.00
David McClean, Principal, DMA Consulting Group
Philip Maymin, Assistant Professor, NYU/Polytechnic Institute
Matthew Eisenberg, Partner, Finn, Dixon, and Herling