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SEC Commissioner Peirce Keynote at 2021 IAA Compliance Conference

In her keynote conversation with IAA President & CEO Karen Barr at the 2021 IAA Compliance Conference, SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce discussed her concerns about agency initiatives involving ESG and climate change, and addressed other challenges facing the SEC.

SEC 2021 Examination Priorities

SEC Division of Examinations Director Peter Driscoll detailed what his examiners will be looking for in advisory firm exams and why there is an enhanced focus on climate risks and ESG-related issues. His conversation with IAA General Counsel Gail Bernstein took place at the 2021 IAA Compliance Conference.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: An Investment Industry Imperative

The historic lack of diversity in the investment industry is no secret. The work of these industry leaders shows their careers-long dedication to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion – and they shared their experiences and thoughts about the path forward at the IAA’s 2020 Leadership Week virtual conference.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the Asset Management Industry

At the IAA’s 2021 Compliance Conference, a panel of IAA members that included Brown Capital Management Chief Compliance Officer Robert E. Burks, Jr., Diamond Hill Capital Management General Counsel Carlotta King, and Virtus Managing Partner Hope L. Newsome examined ways to make the industry more diverse, equitable and inclusive.

Hot Topics from Inside the Beltway

IAA President & CEO Karen Barr, Government Relations Vice President Neil Simon, Harris Associates Partner and General Counsel Rana Wright and Mindset DC Partner Langston Emerson look at what’s happening on Capitol Hill, the new Biden Administration and noteworthy regulatory developments.

Getting Proactive on ESG

ESG and sustainable investing strategies are experiencing strong growth in asset flows and investor interest, presenting an excellent opportunity to engage clients and lead the discussion on values-based investing. Experts discuss the 2021 sustainable investing outlook, how to discuss ESG with clients, and how to build portfolios and select funds and managers.

What’s a Fiduciary?

Fiduciary is the most important word that retail investors don’t understand. Here’s how average investors answered the question: “What’s a Fiduciary?”

The Power of Active Management

It’s not active vs. passive… it’s active and passive. These experts –University of Maryland’s Finance Professor Russ Wermers, Anne Lester of J.P. Morgan Asset Management and SouthernSun Asset Management Analyst and Principal Michael Cross – explain why active management is crucial for investors and the markets.

The Future of Our Profession

What will your business look like in five to 10 years? At the Investment Adviser Association 2020 Compliance Conference, this expert panel gave attendees a glimpse of the kinds of issues that CEOs and COOs are wrestling with and offered some valuable insights that can help you think ahead.

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