Continuing Professional Education

Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

Program Learning Objectives:
  • Educate and provide insight on business, government, and the history of change, as well as the power of individuals to affect change at the local level and turn that momentum into something bigger.
  • Educate and explore how big changes in the flow of information and innovation are changing the traditional landscape for fund management, creating a new age of challenges and opportunities for asset owners and managers.
  • Educate and provide insight on the state of the capital markets and perspectives on investment strategy, risk mitigation, and asset allocation.
  • Educate and provide understanding on how politics and propaganda have invaded every corner of our lives.
  • Educate and discuss new developments and how a fund can best protect itself when suffering losses.
  • Educate and explore the importance of corporate governance, modern-day business ethics, Silicon Valley culture, and the lessons the corporate world can learn from Theranos’ historic fraud.
  • Educate and discuss how the role of public funds is changing to take on challenges such as making the global economy more responsive to human betterment and the well–being of our planet.
  • Educate and provide innovative insights and information on such topics as boardroom politics, stakeholder accountability, and actuarial valuations.
  • Educate and discuss how you can benefit and what you should fear from emerging developments in machine learning, AI, and Big Data.
  • Educate and review an available alternative to the current private equity investment model, and detail a different — and better — way for public pension plans to invest in private equity.
  • Educate and explore emerging issues for public pensions, including boardroom practices, sustainable investing, and collaboration on a wide range of initiatives — involving such topics as opioid abuse, human capital management, climate change, and firearms.
  • Educate and discuss insights for uncertain outcomes of the 2020 election year.

Program Level: Basic

Prerequisites: Must be a fund representative and have received an invitation.

Advance Preparation: None

Instructional Delivery Method: The program is a “Group-Live” offering.

Recommended Field of Study: Economics and Personal Development

Recommended CPE Credit to Be Awarded: Program will be awarded Group-Live NASBA-approved CPE credits.

Program Policies: For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaints, cancellations and refunds, please contact Elise Grace at Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s offices at 619-231-1058.