This session will look at investigative web-sites whose financial model is to profit from price falls in publicly-listed securities. They do this by identifying red flags in publicly-listed companies, shorting their shares, and then publishing the negative information for other investors to make of what they will.

Our panel will discuss how target companies are chosen, the impact their stories typically have on share prices, the ethics and legality of operating this way, and whether this business model has proven to be financially successful.

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Presenter – Dan David

Dan David is the co-founder and partner of GeoInvesting. For his efforts in on-the-ground due-diligence, Dan has been featured in several major news outlets such as The New York Times, Bloomberg News, Wall Street Journal, Barron’s Magazine and ABC’s Nightline.

GeoInvesting is a financial portal designed to gather, analyze and disseminate information on public companies trading on the U.S. financial markets. The major theme of the GeoTeam’s philosophy is to provide quick, concise and efficient research. GeoInvesting also offers in-depth on-the-ground due diligence services for clients in China. The GeoTeam currently includes employees who are Chinese nationals based both in the U.S. as well as China. To date, GeoInvesting’s professional diligence team has identified an impressive list of both long investment ideas as well as companies who have materially misrepresented themselves.


 

Tailored specifically for the offshore world, The OffshoreAlert Conference covers the full spectrum of issues in Offshore Finance and is a neutral forum to discuss and analyze all material aspects that affect individuals and corporations conducting business in or through Offshore Financial Centers.

At a premier ocean-side venue in one of the world’s most exciting entertainment districts, you will combine education and networking by hearing from over 45 speakers across 25 panels and mingling with 300 attendees from more than two dozen countries who are buyers, providers, and investigators of offshore products and services.

Professionals involved in the areas of tax, law, funds, company administration, compliance, regulations, investigations, and asset recovery will benefit from attending this event.

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