Currency Wars 2012


   Thursday April, 26th  |  Currency Wars 2012                   Register today - space is limited

A discussion with James Rickards, author of New York Times & National Bestseller, Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis

Hosted by Roy Lennox, one of the Co-founders of Caxton Associates (retired)

Indian Harbor Yacht Club in Greenwich, CT
710 Steamboat Road
Greenwich, CT 06830
(203) 869-2484


5:30 - 6:30 - Registration and Networking
6:30 - 7:30 - Main program
7:30 - 8:30 - Cocktails,
Networking, Meet the Author and Book Signing

Books will be available for sale

James G. Rickards, B.A., M.A., J.D., LL.M.

James G. Rickards is Senior Managing Director at Tangent Capital Partners LLC, a merchant bank based in New York City, and is Senior Managing Director for Market Intelligence at Omnis, Inc., a technical, professional and scientific consulting firm located in McLean, VA. Mr. Rickards is a seasoned counselor, investment banker and risk manager with over thirty years experience in capital markets including all aspects of portfolio management, risk management, product structure, financing, regulation and operations. Mr. Rickards’ market experience is focused in alternative investing and derivatives in global markets.
He has also served as General Counsel at several alternative asset management companies and a stock exchange facility and is expert in fund governance and international fund structures. Mr. Rickards has been a frequent speaker at conferences sponsored by bar associations and industry groups in the fields of derivatives, the international monetary system and hedge funds and is active in the International Bar Association. He has been the interviewed in The Wall Street Journal and on CNBC, Fox, CNN, NPR and C-SPAN and is an OpEd contributor to the Financial Times, New York Times and the Washington Post. He is the author of Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis, published by Penguin/Portfolio in November 2011. Mr. Rickards is a graduate school visiting lecturer in finance at Northwestern University, the School of Advanced International Studies and Singularity University. He has delivered papers on econophysics at the Applied Physics Laboratory, the Los Alamos National Laboratory and the NASA Ames Research Center. Mr. Rickards has written articles published in academic and professional journals in the fields of strategic studies, cognitive diversity, network science and risk management. He is an advisor to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) Support Group of the Director of National Intelligence.

Mr. Rickards holds the following degrees: LL.M. (Taxation) from the New York University School of Law, New York City; J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia; M.A. in international economics from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Washington DC; and a B.A. degree with honors from the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences of The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore.

Mr. Rickards is married, the father of three and lives in Darien, Connecticut. He is an avid sailor with extensive cruising experience in the Caribbean, Mediterranean and New England. He is also a seasoned high-altitude mountaineer with experience in the Alps, Andes, Cascades, Canadian Rockies and the Alaska Range.

Roy Lennox - founder of Caxton Associates

Roy Lennox a founder of Caxton Associates, which he joined in 1983 from Commodities Corporation, where he was a Senior Vice President and trader. He has a 30-year track record trading international macro markets. These include foreign exchange, fixed income, commodities and energy, emerging markets and equity derivatives. Besides guiding and managing Caxton’s currency and fixed-income trading floor and emerging markets desk, he identified and mentored a number of Caxton traders, many of whom became successful senior portfolio managers.
While at Commodities Corporation, from 1980 to 1983, Lennox built its currency desk and also developed the first systematic approach to profiting from “carry” opportunities in foreign exchange portfolios. In 1993 and 1994 he managed his own hedge fund, Kiloran, where Caxton was the first and largest investor. Lennox was also a founding member of Arrowhawk Capital Partners from 2009 to 2011. He is currently involved in a number of projects, including consulting and working with a small media company, Starry Night Entertainment, in which he is an investor.

Mr. Lennox has a B.A. in Political Science and an M.A. in History from Rutgers University. He received a Ph. D in History in 1977 and an M.B.A. in 1980 from Columbia University. For a number of years he was an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Columbia Business School where he taught courses on futures and other derivative markets. Mr. Lennox has served on the Board of Trustees and the Investment Committee of Wheaton College in Massachusetts and on the Investment Committee of the Dalton School in New York. He is a member of the board of The American Irish Historical Society and serves on the National Council of the American Enterprise Institute.

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