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Why You Should Attend
ERISA plans are major investors in a constantly evolving financial marketplace. Both financial firms designing and selling financial products and plans purchasing financial products need to understand the inner workings of the products in order to analyze them under ERISA and ensure compliance. This course provides an in-depth look at the nuts and bolts of various financial instruments and investment vehicles and the ERISA issues that arise in connection with them. By focusing on different common plan investments, our expert panels will explore the interaction between ERISA and how financial products and markets actually work.
What You Will Learn
- Understand the initiation of ERISA’s Fiduciary rules and application to the financial community
- Explore issues arising under ERISA in connection with derivatives and other financial instruments, including an update on the DOL's Fiduciary Rule
- Evaluate the evolution of fiduciary status under ERISA and ESG investment
- Analyze the issues arising under ERISA in connection with commingled investment vehicles - VCOC, REOC and hedge funds
- Evaluate the ERISA implications of using alternative investment vehicles
- Gain expert insights on the implications of investing plan assets abroad -- foreign transaction considerations
- NY Transitional credit available
- Case Study: Navigating bitcoins and other virtual currencies in ERISA plan investments
Who Should Attend
Practitioners in the field (or who are considering entering the field) seeking to gain a better understanding of financial products available in the marketplace and the regulatory issues that arise from plan investment will benefit from this program.
Program Level: Overview
Intended Audience: Practitioners in the field (or who are considering entering the field) seeking to gain a better understanding of the nuts and bolts of various financial instruments and investment vehicles and the ERISA issues that arise in connection with them.
Prerequisites: An interest in or some experience with the financial instruments and investment vehicles available in the marketplace and the ERISA issues that arise from plan investment.
Advanced Preparation: None