2010 Webinar - GIPS 2010: Coming into Compliance with New Standards

GIPS 2010: Coming into Compliance with New Standards
April 6, 2010, 1:00 – 2:15 pm EDT

Presenter: Michael S. Caccese, Partner, K&L Gates
Moderator: Jennifer S. Choi, Assistant General Counsel, IAA


The CFA Institute recently approved significant revisions to the Global Investment Performance Standards to be effective in January 2011. This webinar will address the new requirements, including fair valuation and risk disclosure. Learn how firms should prepare to come into compliance with the new standards.

MICHAEL S. CACCESE, a partner with K&L Gates, is one of three Practice Area Leaders of K&L Gates Financial Services Practice. Mr. Caccese focuses his practice in the areas of investment management, including mutual funds, closed-end funds, private investment funds, hedge funds and managed accounts, in addition to advising on investment management and broker-dealer regulatory compliance. Mr. Caccese also advises on structuring investment management professional team “lift-outs” and “placement”, investment performance, the Global Investment Performance Standards (“GIPS”), the AIMR Performance Presentation Standards (“AIMR”), and the CFA Institute Trade Management (Best Execution) Guidelines, along with other investment industry standards of practice. Prior to joining Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, Mr. Caccese was Senior Vice President and General Counsel to CFA Institute, formerly AIMR, from 1993 to 2000. From 1983 to 1993, he was Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel. From 1980 to 1983, Mr. Caccese worked for Federated Investors, Inc., as Corporate Counsel. In 1979 he began his career in the investment industry with the Securities Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement.


To purchase a recording of this webinar, please complete a payment form and return it to IAA Director of Meetings and Events Lisa Gillette at or at (202) 293-4223 (Fax).